Silicon Graphics (SGI) is looking for a Database Performance Engineer in Fremont, CA. According to the post, “SGI is seeking for an expert Database Performance Engineer to join our Big Data Solutions Engineering team and contribute to optimal design, implementation and benchmarking of various graph, in-memory and semantic engines on SGI platforms. The job location is SGI Headquarters, Fremont, CA. The candidate must demonstrate a solid knowledge and proven track record for database-related benchmarks accompanied with design and tuning expertise of systems, Linux kernel and storage architectures as relevant to performance of databases and/ analytical appliances. Solutions will include in-memory relational and/ columnar databases, various semantic software and tools on SGI scale-up and scale-out server platforms.”

Qualifications for the position include: “Around 5 years of experience as a hands-on database performance benchmark engineer involving implementations in the Terabyte and/ Petabyte range. Prior experience with in-memory databases including columnar databases or appliances leveraging fast, real-time semantic search and analytics. Experience in Graph Databases like Neo4j, AllegroGraph, etc; Oracle RDBMS, Oracle TimesTen, SAP HANA, Greenplum, Teradata and similar analytical semantic engines is highly desirable; experience in combining with Hadoop and/NoSQL solutions is a plus. Knowledge using Java, Python, XML, RDF, SPARQL, C/C++, SOAP, HTTP, TCP, HTML and scripting languages is highly preferable. Prior experience in semantic technologies and applying them to Graph Databases and relevant applications using RDF and SPARQL is a big plus.”

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