Staff Engineer: Distributed Systems
at Pinecone, NYC
Pinecone is pioneering search and database technology to power AI/ML applications for the next decade and beyond. We provide customers with capabilities that until now have only been in the hands of a few tech giants. Our R&D team includes founders of multiple startups and world-class engineers including the core team that created Amazon SageMaker.
We value integrity, passion, pushing boundaries, real-world problem solving, and a sense of humor. We work in collaboration, and encourage new ideas and initiatives.
About the Role:
This position involves building a robust, large-scale, real-time, low-latency distributed systems for ML infra, with a focus on autoscaling, load-balancing, reliability, scalability, high availability, and consistency. As a senior software engineer, you will be working on these projects:
Develop high availability architectures for the database
Enable Pinecone to seamlessly run on existing cloud providers
Own automated build, test and release infrastructure
You will work in a fast-paced and rewarding environment that demands the highest quality work with minimal supervision. Our current tech stack includes AWS/GCP, Kubernetes, Go, Kafka, RocksDB and Rust.
What we look for:
4+ years of experience with Rust, Go or Python
4+ years of developing, monitoring and operating large scale distributed systems
Expertise in container orchestration technologies like Kubernetes
Expertise working with one of AWS/GCP/Azure cloud platforms
BS in Computer Science, a related technical field or equivalent experience.
Experience with Kubernetes Operator Framework
Experience with workflows / provisioning systems and control planes