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Senior Engineer - AI Compilers and Libraries

Engineering | Remote: USA, Canada or Mexico | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

SambaNova Systems is an AI innovation company that empowers organizations to deploy best-in-class solutions for computer vision, natural language processing, recommendation, and AI for science with confidence. SambaNova's flagship offering, Dataflow-as-a-Service™, helps organizations rapidly deploy AI in days, unlocking new revenue and boosting operational efficiency. SambaNova's DataScale® is an integrated software and hardware system using Reconfigurable Dataflow Architecture™ (RDA), along with open standards and user interfaces.

The Sr. Engineer will be responsible for the development of key libraries, programming models, and tools for the novel SambaNova hardware. The AI compilers & libraries team members are responsible for driving innovation in full-stack infrastructure and optimization algorithms that enable state-of-art ML model performance on the SambaNova platform. This person will operate at the intersection of algorithms and software/hardware systems at SambaNova.


  • Responsible for library and tools development for SambaNova hardware
  • Drive key programming model abstractions and AI primitives for robust support of current & future AI workloads
  • Work with peers, domain experts, developers, customers, and work across the enterprise seeking optimal solutions
  • Use your experience within the AI frameworks and libraries domain to drive the team forward on product creation
  • Develop, integrate, and implement products
  • Provide support for proposals in key areas aligned with core team competencies


  • Experience with performance optimization and modeling of ML primitives on accelerators
  • Experience with math and/or deep learning library development
  • Experience with tools and scripting to boost developer productivity
  • Fundamental understanding of key ML verticals: Vision, NLP, Recommendation
  • Experience with common compiler development practices and methodologies
  • Experience building and deploying software products

Bonus Points:

  • An appreciation for process and developing cross-disciplinary collaboration
  • Excitement about high-performance systems engineering and performance debugging
  • Experience with one or more deep learning frameworks (i.e. TensorFlow, PyTorch) is a plus

More about us:

AI is here. With SambaNova, customers are deploying the power of AI and deep learning in weeks rather than years to meet the demands of the AI-enabled world. SambaNova’s flagship offering, Dataflow-as-a-ServiceTM, is a complete solution purpose-built for AI and deep learning that overcomes the limitations of legacy technology to power the large and complex models that enable customers to discover new opportunities, unlock new revenue and boost operational efficiency.

Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, SambaNova Systems was founded in 2017 by industry luminaries, hardware, and software design experts from Sun/Oracle and Stanford University. Investors include SoftBank Vision Fund 2, funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, Intel Capital, GV, Walden International, Temasek, GIC, Redline Capital, Atlantic Bridge Ventures, Celesta, and several others.

SambaNova Systems is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.