Software Engineer - Data


The industry leading TIBCO Data Virtualization team is looking for bright engineering talent with experience in the area of SQL Data Access using JDBC, WebServices, and native client access for both relational as well as non-relational data sources. You will have expertise in using Java and SQL to communicate with and query several different data sources and understand their metadata.  The core responsibilities will include helping customers be successful and helping to extend and update our large collection of data source adapters that allows our software to create federated queries over anything that has data.  This includes relational data sources, big data, cloud applications, enterprise applications, and more.

The TDV server is implemented by a multi-million line source base in Java, so the ability to understand and work with existing code is an absolute must. The core runtime is a complex multi-threaded system and the successful candidate will demonstrate complete expertise in handling features geared towards concurrent transactions in a low latency, high throughput and scalable server environment. The candidate will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment with leading data virtualization experts in building the most robust, scalable and high performing database server.

Who You’ll Work With

You’ll work with the talented TIBCO Data Virtualization team in a flexible environment.  Are you interested in working on leading edge technologies? Are you fascinated with Data Technologies, Application Servers, Federation, and/or Data Pipelines?  Then this opportunity is for you.

TIBCO Data Virtualization (TDV) is an enterprise data virtualization solution that orchestrates access to multiple and varied data sources, delivering data sets and IT curated data services to any analytics solution. TDV is a Java based enterprise-grade database engine supporting all phases of data virtualization development, run-time, and management. It is the trusted solution of choice for the top enterprises in verticals like finance, energy, pharmaceutical, retail, telecom etc.

What You'll Do

In this crucial role as a Data Source Engineer, you will:

  • Drive enhancements to existing data-source layer capabilities

  • Diagnose customer issues and perform bug fixes

  • Develop new TDV data source connectors and maintain existing ones

  • Understand and interface with 3rd party JDBC drivers

  • Ensure all security-related aspects of driver operation function with zero defects

  • Suggest and implement performance optimizations

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of experience, or equivalent work experience.

  • 3+ years programming experience

  • 2+ years of Java based server side experience

  • 1+ years experience with at least one of JDBC, ODBC, SOAP,  REST, and/or OData

  • 1+ years of multithreading experience

  • Solid SQL skills

  • Proficiency in both spoken and written communication in English is a must

Desired Skills

  • Strong database background

  • Strong object-oriented design background

  • Experience with any of the following types of data sources:  Relational, Big Data, Cloud, Data Lakes, and Enterprise Applications.

  • Experience with all lifecycle aspects of enterprise software

  • Experience working with large, pre-existing code bases

  • Experience with enterprise security technologies

  • Experience developing or configuring cloud-based software


Headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, TIBCO Software enables businesses to reach new heights on their path to digital distinction and innovation. From systems to devices and people, we interconnect everything, capture data in real time wherever it is, and augment the intelligence of organizations through analytical insights. Thousands of customers around the globe rely on us to build compelling experiences, energize operations, and propel innovation.  

Our teams flourish on new ideas and welcome individuals who thrive in transforming challenges into opportunities. From designing and building amazing products to providing excellent service; we encourage and are shaped by bold thinkers, problem-solvers, and self-starters.  We are always adapting and providing exciting opportunities for our employees to grow, learn and excel.

We value the customers and employees that define who we are; dynamic individuals willing to take the risks necessary to make big ideas come to life and who are comfortable collaborating in our creative, optimistic environment. TIBCO – we are just scratching the surface.




Full Time