Teradata Data Engineer III in San Diego, California

With all the investments made in analytics, it’s time to stop buying into partial solutions that overpromise and underdeliver. It’s time to invest in answers. Only Teradata leverages all of the data, all of the time so that customers can analyze anything, deploy anywhere, and deliver analytics that matter most to them. And we do it at scale, on-premises, in the Cloud, or anywhere in between.We call this Pervasive Data Intelligence. It’s the answer to the complexity, cost, and inadequacy of today’s analytics. And it's the way Teradata transforms how businesses work and people live through the power of data throughout the world. Join us and help create the era of Pervasive Data Intelligence.

Teradata is looking for candidates interested in solving next-generation big data problems leveraging modern and open source tools and frameworks in combination with tried and true best-in-class technologies. Candidates will be a part of a team tasked with building modern service analytics technology. You will develop, construct, test and maintain architectures such as databases and large-scale data processing systems for data scientists to discover new patterns, insights and perform proactive and predictive analytics.

Major Responsibilities:

The Teradata GSO Service Analytics team is seeking Data Engineers to join our team. As a member of our team, the candidate will work in collaboration with other members to research, design, prototype, test, maintain and document big data systems, and work closely with data scientists to utilize the data to perform predictive analytics for automated, near real-time decision making on data and problems. You will handle massive datasets, which includes determining what data management systems are appropriate, working with data scientists to determine which data are needed for analysis, performing data integration and cleansing, and optimizing database performance for both data intake and application queries. Your ultimate goal is to provide and maintain clean, usable data to data scientists for exploratory analysis, predictive modeling, and rapid prototyping. You will also work with software engineers as well as data scientists to transition data infrastructure and analytical algorithms into an operational and performant service analytics system.


  • US Citizenship or Green Card holder

  • Local to San Diego or willing to relocate

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or a related discipline

  • Minimum 3.3 GPA

  • 5+ years of professional experience

  • Prior work demonstrates experience in the following areas

    • Database architectures
  • SQL-based technologies

  • NoSQL technologies

  • Data modeling

  • Physical database design, implementation and performance tuning

  • Database application engineering and maintenance

  • Programming experience in Python and/or Java

  • Extensive working knowledge of Linux operating systems

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to collaborate on an interdisciplinary team to solve problems in a fast-paced continuous development and deployment environment

  • Self-starter with a positive attitude, intellectual curiosity and a passion for data management and solving real-world problems


  • Experience with enterprise-class data warehouse technologies (e.g. Teradata)

  • Experience in working with data scientists on integrating, processing and analyzing data (structured and unstructured) in medical diagnosis, enterprise operations, customer support, etc.

  • Experience in predictive modeling, natural language processing, text analysis, machine learning, and data mining

  • Experience in DevOps and cloud technologies for rapid application deployment

  • Extensive experience and a strong interest in open source technology stacks

  • Demonstrable skills in creative problem solving of complex and advanced technical subject matter

Work Environment:

This position is located in San Diego, CA. This fast-paced high-tech environment is perfect for individuals seeking to exercise innovation and out of the box thinking to leverage big data and analytics for big ideas.

*Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage.

Teradata is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and commits to hiring returning veterans.