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Query Engine Engineer - New Grad
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Sequoia Capital | Palo Alto, CA
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Job Description

Want to be part of the next big thing? In this role you will use your C++ skills to build scalable, high performance systems. You will contribute to the core engine that powers this, as well as the tools that support it. You will apply your knowledge in distributed systems, high performance computing, machine learning, compilers, and SQL and NoSQL databases to build an engine that helps solve our customers' most challenging data problems.

Your efforts will be a next generation data analytics platform to help large enterprises do end-to-end analysis of their data. We are combining tremendous scalability with interactive performance to enable analysts, engineers, and data scientists to do ad hoc exploration of the largest data sets found in today's enterprises. We are integrating data from heterogeneous sources including relational databases, NoSQL databases, Hadoop clusters, file systems, REST services, web pages, and more to provide a single SQL interface to query all of an enterprise's disparate data sources together.


BS/MS in Computer Science

Course work or internships using C++ software in a Linux environment

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Thrives in a collaborative, team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge with one or more of the following:

Machine learning algorithms

Building and tuning distributed systems

Query optimization


Internals of at least one SQL or NoSQL data store.

SQL and SQL tuning skills

About Metanautix:

Recently we have released the general availability of Quest and are looking for dynamic engineers to join the Metanautix team. Here you will build the first Data Compute Engine and work with a world class team. Metanautix was founded by big data pioneers from Google and Facebook and we are backed by prominent venture capitalists. At Metanautix you will join a start-up working in a fast-paced, agile environment, and rapidly see the impact of your work on our product and our customers. You'll learn from a team of industry veterans, and no doubt teach us a few things too. We look for individuals who are smart, passionate, curious, team oriented and come from a variety of backgrounds. If you want to make your mark in Big Data, apply today!


Palo Alto, CA, US

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About Sequoia Capital

Sequoia Capital provides venture capital funding to founders of startups who want to turn business ideas into enduring companies. As the "Entrepreneurs Behind the Entrepreneurs", Sequoia Capital's Partners have worked with innovators such as Steve Jobs of Apple Computer, Larry Ellison of Oracle, Bob Swanson of Linear Technology, Sandy Lerner and Len Bozack of Cisco Systems, Dan Warmenhoven of NetApp, Jerry Yang and David Filo of Yahoo!, Jen-Hsun Huang of NVIDIA, Michael Marks of Flextronics, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen of YouTube, Dominic Orr and Keerti Melkote of Aruba Networks, Tony Hsieh of Zappos, Omar Hamoui of AdMob, Steve Streit of Green Dot and Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn.