Hi! We're looking
for a Senior C++ Engineer
Activeloop is building Deep Lake, the database for AI. With Deep Lake, teams can store complex data, such as images, audio, videos, annotations, & tabular data, in a AI-native format and stream them to Foundational Models real-time.

The team is globally distributed but primarily looking to hire in the US right now. The team behind is from Princeton, Stanford, Google, and Tesla and is backed by Y Combinator. We have recently raised a $11M Series A round.
About us
✨ Job Description
Activeloop, the Database for AI company, is looking for an experienced Senior Software Architect to develop distributed databases for AI/ML applications. The goal is to enable data scientists to build AI products faster by replacing existing complex data infrastructure with an interactive database designed specifically for deep learning. To achieve this goal, we are looking for a Software Architect who has a deep understanding of large, scalable, distributed systems, high-performance computing, and deep learning.

What We Need to See
  • Strong track record of delivering distributed computing systems and/or distributed deep learning systems
  • 8+ years of experience in programming on C++ (with knowledge of Modern C++ (C++20))
  • Performance critical codebase, which requires knowledge and experience in data structures/algorithms, concurrency/multithreading
  • Experience in working with libraries like STL, boost, AWS SDK, OpenGL
  • Experience working with multiple environments - wasm/emscripten, python/pybind
  • Experience in implementing acceleration hardware software such as running on GPUs, DPUs, TPUs, and understanding of deep learning frameworks including PyTorch, Tensorflow, XLA, CUDA, TVM (or equivalent)
  • Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience), preferably PhD in distributed systems
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Great communication and presentation skills with native or fluent speaking, reading, and writing in English

Ways To Stand Out from The Crowd
  • You have architected, built, and deployed distributed service that runs on large-scale clusters
  • You are a highly motivated, curious, hardworking explorer in the field of AI
  • You have a builder attitude and you love building cool things that matter
  • You're excited to work closely with the founding team in developing hyper-scalable software for ML
  • You can proactively identify and anticipate problems and provide tangible solutions
  • You enjoy the startup journey of building an endurable, scalable business

Compensation includes:
  • Competitive base salary (range $140,000 - $180,000 depending on location and experience)
  • Stock options upon board approval
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision coverage, retirement benefits, learning and development stipend, generous PTO.

Our products empower advanced LLMs, generative models, and computer vision models. Trusted by industry leaders we are expanding our team to further advance AI applications. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive, equal opportunity workplace, committed to diversity and accessibility for all applicants.

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