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Senior Engineer: Database

at Pinecone, Tel Aviv

About Pinecone

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

Bonus Points:

  • 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.



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