Senior Engineer: Database
at Pinecone, Tel Aviv
Pinecone is pioneering search and database technology that's revolutionizing how developers build search systems. Our managed vector database provides customers with easy-to-use capabilities that until now have only been in the hands of a few tech giants. The demand for vector databases is growing incredibly fast, and it shows in our user base. We have a large audience of ML engineers, software engineers, data scientists, and technical architects who are eager to learn and build with our product.
About The Role
As a lead Software Engineer at the Pinecone Core Engine team, you will be a major part of the development of the vector database and contribute on the following areas:
Cutting edge technology based database architecture
Design efficient and optimized data computing
Develop a state of the art SaaS service using the most advanced tools and infrastructure
You will work in a fast-paced and rewarding environment that demands the highest quality work with minimal supervision. And as we all do a little bit of everything, you will also be a strong generalist, work directly with customers, and mentor engineers.
What we look for:
A passion for technology
5+ years of experience with a systems programming language like C/C++/Rust/Go
5+ years of experience with designing and developing high performance systems
BS in Computer Science, a related technical field or equivalent experience
Strong foundations in databases and operating systems
Experience with Rust programming
Experience with SSE/AVX
Expertise working with one of AWS/GCP/Azure cloud platforms
Knowledge and experience in distributed systems and micro-services architecture
Pinecone is a distributed team with clusters in New York, Tel Aviv, and San Francisco. You will be part of a world-class team from companies like Amazon, Google, Databricks, and Splunk. The company emerged from stealth in January 2021 with $10M in seed funding — led by the same legendary investor as Snowflake — followed by $28M Series A funding in announced in March 2022 and $100M Series B funding in April 2023.