Principal Architect, Database Optimizer
San Diego, California US
1d ago

Key Areas of Responsibility :

Technology and Architecture

  • Architect, design and drive the implementation of query optimization features for Teradata database software.
  • Bring out-of-the-box ideas to improve query performance that fits into the share-nothing architecture.
  • Review the architecture and design of the optimizer features and other features that interact with query optimizer.
  • Research on advanced technologies, such as Machine learning techniques, and inject them into the Teradata Optimizer to further improve the optimizer’s capability to handle complex query.
  • Strategy and Planning

  • Enable cross-functional collaboration across the enterprise to drive programs from infancy ensuring that the features align with PM (Product Management) and TIO (Technology Innovation Office) goals.
  • Empower members at all levels of the organization by clearly communicating the why, what, and how their contributions fit into the larger picture.
  • Operational / Customer Management

  • Effectively communicate the what and the why for priorities decisions while providing perspective and guidance across all levels within the organization.
  • Appropriately organize and present pertinent information (status, options, decisions) required by management to make effective decisions.
  • Deliver innovative solutions that meet existing and future market / business needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, sustainability, security and timelines of our enterprise customer base.
  • Work closely with Database Front Line and Customer Support team to provide technical guidance to minimize customer turn around time
  • Key Experience and Qualifications :

    Technical / Professional Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Minimum 10 years in software development engineering contributing towards all aspects of the software development lifecycle.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience developing and working on Query Optimization.
  • Experience of working on database internals of Complex database products.
  • strong working knowledge of C++ and C programming language and Linux kernel interfaces (several years of experience or equivalent academic studies required)
  • working knowledge of both Windows and UNIX operating systems is required
  • Thorough understanding of relational databases
  • Proven track record of working in an SDLC / agile product development.
  • Proven track record of responsibility for managing technical development or operations teams that are geographically dispersed.
  • At this time we would prefer candidates who aren't in need of sponsorship.
  • Leadership, Management and Relationship Building Skills

  • Strong analytical acumen, communication and presentation skills necessary for relationship building with teams to deliver timely collaborative solutions.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills a servant leader who collaboratively influences across a complex project.
  • Ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people may understand.
  • Superior organizational skills and an affinity for detail.
  • Position available in either our San Diego or El Segundo locations.
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