Overview of NuoDB:
Designed to address the needs of today's businesses as they prepare for the future, NuoDB's elastic SQL database combines the scale-out simplicity, elasticity, and continuous availability that cloud applications require, with the transactional consistency and durability that databases of record demand. Conceived by database innovator Jim Starkey, NuoDB is backed by three former CEOs of the four original relational database companies.
Overview of the role:
We are looking for a software engineer to work on the statistics used by NuoDB’s SQL optimizer. This person will work with the core platform to gather data about indexes, tables, etc. and calculate the statistics needed by the SQL optimizer. This needs to be done in a large scale distributed and highly dynamic database. The person who fills this position needs to know database internals, have strong math skills, and also be able to work with a modern, cloud-oriented distributed systems platform.
This is an individual contributor role, working with a team of extremely talented software engineers in a fast-paced environment. Being comfortable and effective working with highly complex systems is essential. This role requires expertise with distributed computing concepts, advanced design techniques, and familiarity with distributed system testing approaches. NuoDB uses an agile development process, and has a culture that is highly communicative and accountable for development outcomes, including task estimation, delivery, and quality.
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NuoDB provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, race, religion, sex, sexual preference, national origin, disability or genetics.