MapD is world’s fastest open source database and visual analytics platform, harnessing the parallel processing power and and high memory bandwidth of GPUs to deliver query results in milliseconds. The company recently closed a $25M Series B led by NEA; other investors include Nvidia, GV, In-Q-Tel, Verizon Ventures and Vanedge Capital. Since launching the product in 2016, MapD has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor and a Top Ten Coolest Big Data Startups by CRN.
Summary of responsibilities and qualifications for the Backend Engineer:
Design, develop and maintain code enhancements in the MapD Core Data Engine
BS or higher degree in Computer Science or equivalent industrial experience
At least 5 years C development experience, ideally with some exposure to GPU programming using LLVM or CUDA
A passion for high-performance computing
Working knowledge of SQL
Familiarity with one or more of statistics, distributed systems or geospatial
Experience with data analytics
Willingness to learn about new technologies
SF Bay Area or remote for well-qualified candidates
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