Vertica Client Software Engineer Intern

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HPE Software has a wide variety of Software Solutions and Services that allow customers to: deliver amazing applications, re-invent IT operations, optimize and monetize customer engagement, identify and neutralize security threats, and protect and govern data assets. HPE Software is a fast growing business unit which supports its customers on planning, conceptual design and implementation of software solutions. Big Data has changed the software landscape and HPE is leading the way.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Big Data Group Vertica is the leading provider of next-generation analytics platforms enabling customers to monetize all of their data. Vertica’s elasticity, scale, performance, and simplicity are unparalleled in the industry, delivering 50×-1000x the performance of traditional solutions at 30% the total cost of ownership. Vertica’s analytics platform provides organizations with a robust solution for organizing Big Data on a massive scale in real time. Vertica powers some of the largest organizations and most innovative business models globally including Zynga, Twitter, and AT&T.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Big Data Group Vertica seeking a Quality Client Software Engineer Intern for Summer 2017 based in Cambridge, MA to join the client software engineering team. As a client software engineer intern, you work at the intersection of the applications and systems software realms, designing in-database features, new APIs, and integration software. The products and features you create enable all users of HPE Vertica – developers, DBA’s and end users alike – to leverage the full power of the industry-leading HPE Vertica Analytic database. This is for the Client Engineering Team.


  • Design and implement features in the HPE Vertica database engine that enable a richer and more robust client-side programming experience. Past examples include query routing, load balancing and secure authentication
  • Design, implement and extend database APIs for a variety of languages and programming frameworks
  • Use the HPE Vertica database APIs to design and implement integrations with third-party applications and data processing systems like Apache Kafka
  • Work cross functionally with product management, QA, and documentation teams to drive the development of features from concept to product.


  • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or related
  • Must be graduating AFTER August 2017
  • Knowledge of C/C , operating systems and client-server programming
  • Ability to deliver prodigious amounts of extremely high quality code (“get stuff done”)


  • Knowledge of Linux and comfortable with Linux/Unix scripting
  • Knowledge of SQL and database driver technologies (JDBC, ODBC, ADO.NET)

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Bias for action: We never sit still – we take advantage of every opportunity

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