2013 Summer Internship- Aster Benchmark, San Diego, CA
Teradata - San Diego, CA

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Summary Description:
This role will include working as part of a team that runs internal and customer Benchmarks and POCs. The person will develop and run benchmarks on Aster Data using Aster M/R and SQL functions. The team will be responsible for reconfiguring and reinstalling various Ast distributions on targeted platform as well as loading and generating test data. There will be tests with Hadoop and Teradata integration of joined data with the Aster platform Successful candidates will have implemented structured and well documented test plans and used tools like Jmeter to automate the test and validation.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
Setup POC clusters – Installation of Aster Database Clusters, administrative duties

Development of Aster Data based tests for benchmarks

Maintain a Aster POC Wiki page

Participate in test processes and automated test design

Analyze and troubleshoot issues and test conditions; analyze product resource utilization and recommend alternatives to improve performance

Assist product engineers in the identification, reproduction and resolution of product defects

Provide recommendations/suggestions to improve testing efficiency

Work Environment:
This position is located in Rancho Bernardo, CA (San Diego). This fast-paced high tech environment is perfect for individuals seeking to exercise innovation and out of the box thinking to move our state of the art technology to the next level.

Skills & Attributes:
The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communications skills, excellent analytical skills, and ability to plan and organize. The successful candidate will have experience in Map Reduce and SQL analytics/query development. A fundamental HDFS M/R understanding is required with experience developing Java programs with HDFS and at least one well known SQL database.


Basic Qualifications:
US Permanent Residence

Current student working toward a Bachelor’s degree in CS, EE, CE, or related discipline

Experience with Java and Java Script

Relevant classwork should include:
Data Structures and Programming Methodology

Operating Systems and System Programming


Networking / Communication

Machine Structures

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with any Apache based Hadoop Distribution (HDFS and Hive)

Experience with Postgres SQL

Experience with automated test programs, especially Jmeter

Should be comfortable on Linux, RHEL or SUSE

Should be comfortable with the following technologies

Intel Xeon Microprocessor and server architecture

Networking and high performance server interconnects.

Storage Subsystems.

Map Reduce fundamentals

  • Teradata is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.






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Americas-United States-California-San Diego



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