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Senior Software Engineer, Machine Learning Infra

SambaNova Systems

SambaNova Systems

Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024

The era of pervasive AI has arrived. In this era, organizations will use generative AI to unlock hidden value in their data, accelerate processes, reduce costs, drive efficiency and innovation to fundamentally transform their businesses and operations at scale.

SambaNova Suite™ is the first full-stack, generative AI platform, from chip to model, optimized for enterprise and government organizations. Powered by the intelligent SN40L chip, the SambaNova Suite is a fully integrated platform, delivered on-premises or in the cloud, combined with state-of-the-art open-source models that can be easily and securely fine-tuned using customer data for greater accuracy. Once adapted with customer data, customers retain model ownership in perpetuity, so they can turn generative AI into one of their most valuable assets.

Working at SambaNova

This role presents a unique opportunity to shape the future of AI and the value it can unlock across every aspect of an organization’s business and operations. It is a high-visibility position that will shape the future of the AI platform by delivering best-in-class software solutions within SambaStudio and Previews.

SambaNova Suite™ is enabling organizations and enterprises to achieve the transformative promise of these new AI technologies with a fully integrated hardware-software system that delivers innovation across the full AI stack, including the most accurate generative AI models, optimized for enterprise and government. This creates the AI backbone for the next 10 years and beyond.

Sambanova Previews showcases the opportunity to experience how SambaNova enables outcomes for customers' business, by building state of the art web applications using generative AI.


  • Drive the end-to-end software development lifecycle, ensuring high-quality and timely delivery of features and enhancements.
  • Pay extra attention to non-functional requirements (Performance, Scalability, Reliability, High Availability)
  • Partner with leaders from architecture, engineering management, & product management on project requirements, designs, & development plans
  • Keep product quality top of mind by creating automated tests for the software that you help create & helping in code reviews.
  • Work in an Agile environment & follow scrum practices to deliver high quality software in a timely manner.
  • Achieve a deep knowledge of our product architecture, usage patterns, & real-world deployment scenarios to develop an understanding of which solutions will bring value to our customers.

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of software engineering experience focused on cloud based application & platform development.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals
  • Experience building enterprise-grade software with Python, Go, or other modern programming languages
  • Experience with one or more cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and familiarity with related services and tools.

Additional Required Qualifications

  • Experience of building REST API servers using Python/Go/NodeJS.
  • Understanding of DB schema designing & ORMs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience in building & managing Kubernetes clusters & its components.
  • Deep knowledge of distributed systems. Solid understanding of fundamental CI/CD,
  • DevOps or MLOps development experience will be a plus.
  • Security hardening will be a plus.
  • Experience working in a high-growth startup
  • A team player who demonstrates humility
  • Action-oriented with a focus on speed and results
  • Ability to thrive in a no-boundaries culture and make an impact on innovation

Benefits Summary for US-Based Full-Time Direct Employment Positions

(The Recruiter will provide benefit details for non-US-based roles)

SambaNova offers a competitive total rewards package, including the base salary, plus equity and benefits. We cover 95% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, and 77% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account (HSA) with employer contribution. We also offer Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life, and AD&D insurance plans in addition to Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options like Health Care, Limited Purpose, and Dependent Care. Our library of well-being benefits available to you and your dependents includes a full subscription to Headspace, Gympass+ membership with access to physical gyms, One Medical membership, counseling services with an Employee Assistance Program, and much more.

Submission Guidelines

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at SambaNova Systems, you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified.

If you are a new, recent (within the last two years), or upcoming college graduate and are interested in opportunities with SambaNova Systems, please apply through our university job listings.

EEO Policy

SambaNova Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard basis of age (40 and over), color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, national origin/ancestry, race, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding), sexual orientation, and any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local laws.