Software Engineer - Vertica
Twitter 16 reviews - San Francisco, CA

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About this Role:
Twitter represents an evolving intersection of web, mobile, and API traffic, all of which is quickly growing and results in complex and dynamic distributed database environments. Our team builds and manages the data warehouse for processing Twitter data, so that the engineers, product managers, and data scientists can make informed, data-driven decisions and products. In this role you will work with an experienced team of Software Engineers and seasoned DBAs. You will be tasked with challenging projects and deadlines to test your skills and we will help you grow into a world-class Vertica DBA.

Successful candidates will have:
A strong analytical nature and at least mid-level database systems administration experience

A strong desire to learn how to administer large-scale Vertica clusters

A desire to learn on your own and create your destiny

Requirements:
Three or more years of hands-on experience in database systems administration

Experience with Vertica, Oracle, MySQL or other database systems

Experience with ETL and Data Warehouse systems

Knowledge of SQL

Ability to write Bash, Perl, Python, and/or Ruby scripts for monitoring, regular maintenance, and automation of tasks

Pluses:
Knowledge of system tools such as netstat, lsof, iostat, vmstat, and others, and the ability to deploy that knowledge in production-critical investigations

Familiarity with systems-automation tools such as puppet or chef

Any level of JAVA, C or C++ programming experience

Can quote from Monty Python or have equivalent experience

About this company
16 reviews
Here's less than 140 characters for ya: trivial texts or not, every one's all a-twitter about tweeting. Twitter operates a free...