Principal/Consulting Software Engineer - Storage
Greenplum - San Mateo, CA

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Major Responsibilities

Participate in the architecture, design and development of Greenplum’s next generation storage architecture.

Deliver robust, fault tolerant, production code - this is a hands on coding position.

Interact with members of the Greenplum team to enhance the Unified Analytics Platform vision.

Experience & Skill Set
The ideal candidate will have recent, demonstrated experience delivering robust, reliable linux systems software in mission critical enterprise environments.

Deep, meaningful, recent development experience with most of the following is required;

Complex linux based solutions where transactional consistency is critical

A deep understanding of resilient concurrent programming

Development experience with relational database

Linux systems code development in c/c++

Products deployed in mission critical, enterprise environments

Large distributed file systems in the multi-petabyte range

Optional, but highly desirable skill sets;

Extremely large scale application development

Development experience with hadoop, specifically hbase and hdfs

Cloud computing and storage

Ideal Personal Characteristics

Technology Savvy - The ability to come up to speed quickly on new software technologies in complex, non deterministic systems environment.

Personal Integrity & Initiative – A passionate individual with sound judgment who is sensitive to the needs of a small and rapidly growing division of a large company. Key attributes are intelligence, loyalty, honesty, customer focus and being a team player. A self starter with high motivation to ‘get the job done’.

Hands-on Orientation – This is a ‘hands on’ development position. Be prepared to be involved in all aspects of software development. Will ‘roll-up-the-sleeves’ and get things done without the assistance of a large supporting organization.

Excellent Problem Solving Skills – Ability to crack tough technical problems quickly when a solution is not immediately obvious. A combination of mental flexibility, creativity, analytical ability and sound judgment, which is required to develop and execute against seemingly intractable technical problems.

Educational Background
This position requires a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering. Advance degrees preferred.

This position will be based at Greenplum’s headquarters, located in San Mateo, Ca.

About Greenplum
Greenplum, a division of EMC, is driving the future of ‘big data’ analytics.

Greenplum Unified Analytics Platform (UAP) combines the co-processing of structured and unstructured data with a productivity engine that operates on data at extreme scale to enable collaboration among data science teams. Greenplum UAP includes Greenplum’s massively parallel RDBMS, Greenplum HD - hadoop, and the Greenplum Chorus portal.

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