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Senior Systems Software Engineer at Vertica

Company: Micro Focus
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Systems Software Engineer at Vertica

Job Description:

Senior Systems Software Engineer at Vertica

Vertica believes that each of us knows the work environment that makes us the most productive. That's why we provide our employees with the ability to work how and where they will be the most successful. We enable a flexible approach to work location, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office or from home, or a combination of both, but you make that choice including where you choose to live. Vertica invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments to empower employees to work productively in the setting that meets their personal needs. That's why we're so proud to have a highly productive and engaged team in every function of the company.

Vertica is seeking a Senior Systems Software Engineer to expand the Data Lakes integration capabilities of its analytic database engine.

Your work will focus on:

(a) Research, design, and develop features that scale to help Vertica's execution engine efficiently integrate with modern Data Lakes such as HDFS, S3, etc.

(b) Collaborate with open source communities and develop state of the art technologies for big data processing.

Vertica Databases are used across all industries to run analytic queries and machine learning algorithms on truly massive amounts of data. Vertica R&D teams work on various computer systems areas some of which include operating systems, security, networking, distributed and parallel computing. Vertica engineers are proud innovators in the Big Data space and contributors to popular open source projects. Engineers are given significant latitude and support to pursue what they are passionate about to improve the product and the company. If you are excited about building great technology, with an incredible team, you will fit in well here.

The ideal candidate has knowledge of: (bold items required)

  • C/C++
  • Multi-threading
  • Essential algorithms and data structures
  • Excellent technical communication
  • SQL
  • Database internals
  • Distributed computing/systems, distributed storage, esp. Fault Tolerance techniques
  • GDB, Valgrind, binary profiling tools such as operf
  • File System Internals.

You must be pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field.

You can expect to learn more about all of the above, plus:

  • How to design changes which support real customer needs
  • How to debug a complex system
  • Working on a team
  • Testing your code
  • Practical software optimization techniques
  • Planning and executing on a software project.

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!






Micro Focus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status

Keywords: Micro Focus, Birmingham , Senior Systems Software Engineer at Vertica, Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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