Backend Engineer (MapD)

MapD has developed the world’s fastest database and visual analytics platform by harnessing the parallel processing power of graphics processing units (GPUs). Our small but rapidly growing team has achieved some great things since our inception, winning Gartner’s Cool Vendors designation, CRN’s Top Ten Coolest Big Data Startups, Fast Company’s Innovation By Design Award and the Barclay’s Open Innovation Challenge.

Summary of responsibilities and qualifications for the Backend Engineer:


  • Design, develop and maintain code enhancements in the MapD Core Data Engine

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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 CUDA
  • A passion for high-performance computing
  • Working knowledge of SQL

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with one or more of statistics, distributed systems, 2D/3D rendering and geospatial
  • Experience with data analytics
  • Willingness to learn about new technologies

Unsolicited Resumes: MapD will not pay a fee to any employment agency or third party for the referral of candidates for this open position unless the agency or third party has signed a formal agreement by an authorized member of our Executive team. Unsolicited resumes from employment agencies or third parties of any kind will become the property of MapD and will be considered gratuitous, no-fee referrals.



Job posted 5/2/2017