Database Kernel Engineer

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Oct 28, 2016 - Requisition No. 55282

Our team:

We build on open source and proprietary database technologies to develop a distributed RDBMS system (Comdb2). Our day-to-day includes 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

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, you can read more about our engines here:

http://www.vldb.org/pvldb/vol9/p1377-scotti.pdf

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