Database Kernel Engineer - Comdb2 Team | New York, NY | Bloomberg Careers

Database Kernel Engineer - Comdb2 Team

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New York, NY

Posted Sep 27, 2017 - Requisition No. 62322

Our team:

We develop an open source a distributed RDBMS system (Comdb2) and we're looking for a senior engineer to join our team. Working collaboratively with our team of 8, your day-to-day will include developing and integrating new features, working on projects to improve the scalability and stability of the technology and troubleshooting/debugging/performance-tuning the production environment to minimize failure impact.

You'll need to have:

  • 5+ years of experience programming in C
  • Experience using existing RDBMS systems, with a working understanding of SQL and database internals
  • Knowledge of Linux development tools such as debuggers, profilers and tracing utilities
  • Hands on multithreading experience with Pthreads
  • Excellent problem solving and multitasking skills, with a logical and pragmatic attitude
  • BA, BS, MS, PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or related technology field

We'd love to see:

  • Experience building database engines
  • An understanding of the issues surrounding logging, recovery and replication in a database environment
  • Network programming experience
  • An understanding of operating system interfaces and internals

If you find this interesting, apply! You can also read more about our engine here:

Comdb2 is open source, with documentation/source available at

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