Petuum is seeking a system architect to build a backend service that controls distributed AI computation on 10s to 1000s of machines. You will be part of a team of world-class engineers, designers, and scientists, working together to democratize the building and deployment of AI and Machine Learning systems. You will have ownership over the projects you work on and have the flexibility to influence the design and execution of your team’s work. A hard-working entrepreneur spirit is highly valued and rewarded in the company.
Provide leadership in architecting and implementing technical infrastructure for data-center services and AI & ML products
Provide technical leadership and direction, balancing short- and long-term technology investments
Provide technical contribution and drive core team processes
Learn quickly about AI & ML concepts and workflow
Bachelors degree in Computer Science (or related technical field) or equivalent practical work experience.
5+ years of experience spanning software engineering and technical leadership.
Experience with full stack (web and mobile) and distributed system development.
Strong background in enterprise products and business systems.
Demonstrated track record of recruiting excellent engineers and building a strong technical bench.
Background in architect level roles and in working with product management on defining and building business systems from the ground up.
Petuum is a software infrastructure and ecosystem provider that enables AI for enterprise. Petuum’s operating system gives users a single platform to build any Machine Learning or Deep Learning application using large amounts of data, and deploy it at scale on any hardware – such as workstations, datacenters, the internet of things, and edge computing.
The Petuum development platform and gallery of AI building blocks work with any programming language and any type of data, allowing managers and analysts to quickly build AI applications without any coding, while engineers and coders can further re-program applications as needed. With Petuum, many AI applications and hardware can be created and managed from a single laptop or terminal, driving higher productivity, better service, lower costs, and faster delivery. By standardizing AI solutions, Petuum lowers the barrier to AI adoption and allows for the integration of AI into every industry.
Petuum closes $93 Million Series B round led by SoftBank with participation from previous investor Advantech Capital, becoming one of the highest funded early-stage Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning startups.