Building the world's largest Data Warehouses, Greenplum is committed to pioneering massively parallel data-intensive analytic processing. We are looking for talented individuals as addition to our team to explore and develop advanced technology for petabyte-scale query processing.
The query engine is a key component of Greenplum Database responsible for high-performance query processing, parallel and distributed execution of advanced data processing algorithms, and resource management. Massive parallelism, scale, and data volumes pose hard technical challenges that require creative and unusual solutions.
participate in the design and development of a state-of-the-art query processor framework
own the design process, implementation, and verification of framework components leveraging standard software engineering methodologies
maintain and improve existing query processor components
analyze latest developments in CPU design and programming technology that lets us tap into the potential of new hardware trends
a passion for building great software
strong knowledge of database internals and implementation, preferably query processing
extensive experience in developing high-performance software for modern CPU designs
in-depth understanding of performance-relevant hardware aspects
good working knowledge of PostgreSQL query execution internals
strong system development skills
PhD in CS with specialization in databases, or equivalent
expert-level coding skills in C/C++
team player; capable of conducting independent research
result-driven, self-motivated, self-starter
not afraid to take on hard technical challenges
excellent communication skills
Experience in any of the following fields is a definite plus:
query processing technology
parallel programming paradigms and platforms
enterprise software development
Greenplum is setting the pace in the database/datawarehousing space. We are growing rapidly and providing solutions to major companies in the industry. We offer individuals a generous compensation/benefits package as well as equity in our company.