Principal Software Engineer
Greenplum - San Mateo, CA

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Develops software solutions for external clients based on detailed specifications from technology/systems consultants. Responsible for the design, development, testing, documentation and analysis of modules or features of new or upgraded software systems and products. Develops and/or executes implementation according to project plans and priorities. SW Engineers may develop a range of products including device drivers, patches, operating system modifications, EDI routines, etc. Plans, designs, develops and tests software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products.

Provides technical expertise in developing solutions to complex software engineering problems, which require frequent use of ingenuity and creativity. Provides work leadership to others. Interfaces with senior management to provide and obtain information and to build onsensus regarding project direction.

Writes functional detailed design specs as well as responding to requirement documents and system level test plans

Significant contributor to organizational goals and objectives

Interacts cross functionally on matters that require coordination across functional/organizational lines

May be accountable for overall product and/or serve as a customer advocate, may represent organization as principal customer contact

Collaborates well with other engineers and other engineering groups, voluntarily shares information

Offers proposed design changes/suggestions to processes and products, exerts significant latitude in determining objectives of an assignment

Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives, without appreciable direction

Understands and adheres to cost/delivery/quality targets established during the program design phase

Works effectively with cross-functional and/or global teams, readily shares information with others.


Knowledge of appropriate development languages.

Problem solving skills.

General knowledge and application of engineering concepts.

Communication skills.

Analytical ability.

Ability to multi-task.

Possesses strong product/technology/industry knowledge.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Knowledge of job associated database/software/documentation.

Understanding of business environment.

Project management skills.

Ability to influence others to achieve results.

Presentation skills.

" > Greenplum, a division of EMC, is driving the future of Big Data analytics with breakthrough products that harness the skills of data science teams to helpglobal organizations realize the full promise of business agility and become data-driven, predictive enterprises. The division's products include Greenplum Unified Analytics Platform, Greenplum Data Computing Appliance, Greenplum Analytics Lab, Greenplum Database, Greenplum HD and Greenplum Chorus. They embody the power of open systems, cloud computing, virtualization and social collaboration—enabling global organizations to gain greater insight and value from their data than ever before possible. Greenplum was acquired by EMC in July 2010, becoming the foundation of EMC's Big DataDivision. With technical and business leaders from large-scale computing companies like Amazon and Yahoo!, and database companies including Oracle, Informix, Teradata, Netezza, Microsoft and Vertica, Greenplum is tapping the best minds in the business of big data to deliver the next-generation of data warehousing and analytics.

" > When you choose EMC, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.



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