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Senior Database Researcher

McGregor Boyall

Posted on Nov 22, 2022 by McGregor Boyall

Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Database Researcher

Edinburgh/Munich

Full-Time, Permanent - In Office

We are looking to recruit people whose skills and interests include one or more of: transactional and/or analytical database management systems, query processing and optimisation, storage engines, indexing engines, concurrent/parallel algorithms and data structures, parallel programming frameworks, benchmarking and performance analysis, distributed and/or decentralised computing, graph theory and graph algorithm design, programming/query languages, operating systems, computer architecture, compilers, fault-tolerant systems (especially transactional systems), and hardware-software co-design.

Job Purpose:

Working as part of the team will involve empirical computer science research, and external cooperation other academic/research institutions. In addition to the Database team, this team works on programming languages, compilers, knowledge graphs, positioning and navigation, and (cloud) systems infrastructure. Additionally, our researchers routinely collaborate with academics/researchers, as well as expert teams, in the UK and abroad, in areas including but not limited to data systems, AI, cloud computing, hardware acceleration, and networking/telecommunications.

This poses an excellent opportunity for highly impactful multi-disciplinary work, as our results are being put into use (directly or indirectly) in the extensive array of company products and services.

Key Responsibilities:

- Perform systems research and empirical science on current and future data management and processing systems.

- Analyse and understand requirements for the next generation of database storage and query processing engines.

- Design, implement, and deploy key technical building blocks for the next generation of data management and processing systems.

- Explore and advance the latest data management and processing frameworks for both our Cloud and devices.

Person Specification

- Have a solid computer science background.

- Be comfortable with research methodology.

- Be comfortable with system design and implementation.

- Be proficient in one or more system-level programming languages (C/C , Rust, Java, Go, etc.).

- Be proficient in one or more of the following areas: transactional and/or analytical database management systems, query processing and optimisation, storage engines, indexing engines, concurrent/parallel algorithms and data structures, distributed computing, parallel programming frameworks, benchmarking and performance analysis, graph theory and graph algorithm design, programming/query languages, computer architecture, vectorised processing, operating systems, compilers, fault-tolerant systems (especially transactional systems), and hardware-software co-design.

- Have excellent communications skills in English and ambition to deliver outstanding results.

- Have participated in the implementation of (aspects of) a database management system or systems of a similar low-level nature (eg, operating systems, distributed workflow systems, compilers).

- Have published papers at top peer-reviewed conferences or journals in fields related to the above (desired but not essential).

If this role is of interest, feel free to get in touch and apply!

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

Reference: 1800643568

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