At Actian we provide software solutions to seamlessly manage and connect our customers’ operational and analytic data for superior performance, insights, and business outcomes.
Our company is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA and has offices worldwide.
We offer a position as Sr. Software Engineer (d / f / m) with the opportunity to work on a cutting-edge data processing system.
We are looking for team players who can work independently in a distributed team. Our focus is on high performance implementations;
following an initial training period, this position demands personal knowledge, experience and judgement to accomplish.
You will be part of our ActianX / Vector team engineering a family of products in C, which are provided for a variety of OS distributions.
Your responsibilities will cover design and implementation challenges of team and individual projects. You will be expected to drive and successfully complete and later maintain your supervised projects.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Design, implementation and supervision of enhancements improving performance, stability and scalability of a high-performance data base management system
Create tests for and maintain the implemented functionality in our continuous integration management environment
Cooperation with our Support, Product Management, and Quality Assurance teams
Cooperation with partners and customers on product development and maintenance
Ability to work independently in a small, dynamic team
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS :
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or math or equivalent / higher degree
5+ years of experiences in software development, e.g., due to advanced academic studies or in a commercial setting
Highly proficient programming skills (C family)
Excellent algorithm-design skills
Excellent knowledge of database concepts and technology, in particular SQL and relational algebra, and query optimization
DESIRED SKILLS :
Experience in the areas of compilation techniques, compiler writing, language parsing, code generation and / or character sets
Good knowledge of Linux (or Windows) operating systems (e.g. memory management, IO)
Competent script programming skills (Python, Bash)