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Senior Software Engineer, High Performance Computing


Redwood City, CA, USA
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About the job


What you will do:

  • Optimize core algorithm libraries and create novel algorithms for vector preprocessing, index building, and querying.
  • Analyze algorithm performance, and formulate technical plans and benchmarks for improvements.
  • Participate in the development of high-performance vector indexing frameworks.
  • Provide support for the optimization of popular vector indexing algorithms.
  • Implement high-performance algorithms from research papers.

What we are looking for:

  • Proficiency in C++ is a must.
  • Embracing the engineering mentality. Experience designing and developing large-scale infrastructure software such as distributed databases or parallel data processing frameworks is required.
  • Familiarity with parallel programming (e.g., OpenMP) and micro-optimization techniques.
  • Strong analytical skills and trouble-shooting ability. Strong sense of responsibility and ownership.
  • Experience in vector similarity search algorithms or GPU programming (e.g., CUDA) is preferred.


  • Competitive compensation (cash + equity).
  • Regular bonus and equity refresh opportunities.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Paid time off, including vacation, sick leave, and global reset/wellbeing days.
  • Generous 401(k) and regional retirement plans.
  • Hybrid work model/Remote work opportunities available.
Skills required
C++Database systemsDatabase ManagementHTMLJavascript
Employee location
Redwood City, CA, USA
Experience level
Not specified
Workplace type
Job type
full time
$150000 - 180000 /yr

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