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Staff Software Engineer, Metrics and Storage

Remote position, United States only

Overview

Weights Biases is seeking a talented and experienced individual to lead efforts in scaling their metrics and storage engines for their rapidly growing user base. As a key player in the evolution of their platform, you will make technical decisions that optimize performance, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. You will have the opportunity to work with top-tier machine learning teams and collaborate with leading researchers in the field, shaping the product direction. With a remote-first culture and flexible time off, Weights Biases offers a competitive salary, equity, and a range of benefits. Apply now and join a diverse and inclusive team that values learning and collaboration.

Job Description

At Weights Biases, our mission is to build the best developer tools for machine learning. Weights Biases is a series C company with $250 million in funding and a rapidly growing user base. Our platform is an essential piece of the daily work for machine learning engineers, from academic research institutions like FAIR and UC Berkeley to massive enterprise teams including iRobot, OpenAI, Toyota Research Institute, Samsung, NVIDIA, Salesforce, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Lyft, and more.

In this role you’ll lead efforts to scale our metrics and storage engines to the needs of our rapidly growing user base. You’ll be instrumental in the evolution of our platform as we grow to ingest and query petabytes of data by making technical decisions that maximize the performance, reliability, and cost-effectiveness of our systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Scale a platform trusted by leaders in the ML industry to ingest and query terabytes of data daily.
  • Define the architecture for our next-generation data ingestion and querying systems to achieve high performance and reliability.
  • Advise and educate development teams on how to build and operate scalable, performant services.

Requirements:

  • A demonstrated record of leading complex projects to success, from planning to execution.
  • A proven ability to mentor and grow junior engineers.
  • Deep experience designing and scaling customer facing APIs in production, preferably leveraging systems like MySQL/Postgres, Bigtable, Kafka, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to explain deeply technical concepts simply.
  • Strong grasp of at least one higher-level language and its ecosystem (Go, Python, TypeScript, etc.).
  • A willingness to dive into and debug issues at any layer of the tech stack, from the application layer to the network.
  • A demonstrated ability to think critically under pressure.

Why join us?

  • Top-tier machine learning teams rely on our tools for their daily work at companies including OpenAI, Toyota Research Institute, Lyft, Samsung, and Pandora.
  • You'll never stop learning. This role gives you first-hand experience talking with leading researchers in the field, understanding their problems, and directly shaping the product direction.
  • Our experienced founding team has successfully built and sold ML tools in the past at Figure Eight, and their deep knowledge of our industry, empathy for our users, and skillful management is driving WB to success.
  • Customers genuinely benefit from our tool. Here's a quote from Wojciech Zaremba, Cofounder and Robotics Lead, OpenAI: "WB allows to scale up insights from a single researcher to the entire team, and from a single machine to hundreds of them."

Benefits

  • 🏝️ Flexible time off
  • 🩺 Medical, Dental, and Vision for employees and Family Coverage
  • 🏠 Remote first culture with in-office flexibility in San Francisco
  • 💵 Home office budget with a new high-powered laptop
  • 🥇 Truly competitive salary and equity
  • 🚼 12 weeks of Parental leave (U.S. specific)
  • 📈 401(k) (U.S. specific)
  • Supplemental benefits may be available depending on your location
  • Explore benefits by country

We encourage you to apply even if your experience doesn't perfectly align with the job description as we seek out diverse and creative perspectives. Team members who love to learn and collaborate in an inclusive environment will flourish with us. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. If you need additional accommodations to feel comfortable during your interview process, reach out at [email protected].

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