Optimizer Developer

Are you interested in working in a dynamic and growing international company with a strong Open Source culture and whose products are used by big Internet and other companies all over the world? MariaDB is the fastest growing Open Source database worldwide, with more than 12 million users. We power applications at companies like booking.com, Virgin Mobile and Wikipedia, and we partner with companies like Alibaba and Facebook. The company was founded by the team that founded and built MySQL and enjoys unprecedented technical depth for a startup

We are a distributed global team, working from home, coworking spaces and some in offices depending on the location, telecommuting via the internet, and making heavy use of email, web, Skype, and similar technologies. Prior experience from this form of working environment is ideal. Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work autonomously.

Key Responsibilities

  • Improve MariaDB’s query optimizer by adding new optimization strategies
  • Analyze query optimization issues
  • Evaluate query optimizer performance
  • Fixing of bugs related to the MariaDB query optimizer

Technical Skills

  • Strong C and C++ skills
  • Debugging and performance analysis
  • Familiarity with SQL and query optimization strategies

Helpful Skills (not mandatory)

  • Previous experience in database server development
  • Experience in query optimizer development
  • Open source development

Personal Skills

  • Language requirement: English – our corporate language
  • Problem solving mindset
  • Able to present and discuss ideas and cooperate

What’s in it for you?

Impact the world of technology by pushing the boundaries of technology and business models, working at MariaDB – the startup founded by the MySQL team. Be part of a game- changing organization that encourages outside-the- box thinking and empowerment, and is truly shaping the future of the software industry.

You’ll be collaborating with high-caliber colleagues around the world, offering unparalleled learning and growth opportunities. We provide a very competitive compensation package, 25 days paid annual leave, and a massive degree of flexibility and freedom – along with the personal responsibility these come with.



How To Apply

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application along with resume/CV to careers@mariadb.com. MariaDB does not sponsor work visas or relocation.