Vertica: Catalog and Distributed Engine- Systems Software Engineer at Vertica
150 Cambridge Park Drive - 8th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02140


You’ll be part of the team that enables the database to scale larger without compromising on consistency. The ability to scale-out the database can lead to higher query throughput and faster single query performance.


You will help design and implement innovative features to efficiently maintain consistency even in the face of frequent updates made to a database that is comprised of very many nodes. To accomplish this, you’ll leverage your knowledge of distributed systems, networking, and systems level programming.


It’s an exciting time to join the team. The amount of data stored and analyzed is growing fast, as is the number of transactions and queries processed per second. In response our engineers are constantly thinking of new ways to scale larger.


Required skills

  • C/C++ or Java
  • Proficient with multi-threaded applications
  • Customer focused with the ability to work in a cross-functional team with QA, documentation and others
  • Advanced knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • Excellent communication


Desired skills

  • Distributed systems
  • Database internals
  • Willingness and ability to mentor interns and junior team members
  • SQL


About our team

The best ideas often come from fresh perspectives. At Vertica, our open-minded, diverse and inclusive team is always learning from each other. We approach intellectually challenging work with a "get it done" attitude. Vertica Engineers are given significant latitude and support to pursue what they are passionate about to make Vertica an even better place.  If you are excited about building great technology with a proactive team, you will find yourself in good company at Vertica. Welcome to the family.


About our product

Vertica is a recognized leader in analytics powering some of the world’s most data driven organizations like Uber, Wayfair, Intuit, Cerner, and more.  Our columnar, MPP, distributed database delivers unprecedented speed, petabyte scale, with analytics and machine learning functions built into the core.

We believe the future belongs to the fast. Join us for the ride!