TileDB transforms the lives of analytics professionals and data scientists with a universal data engine so they can access, analyze, and share complex data sets with any tool at planet scale. TileDB overcomes the constraints of columnar tables, flat files, and SQL-only tools, handling all data with a multi-dimensional array engine and extreme interoperability across the data science ecosystem. With its totally serverless infrastructure, TileDB delivers access control and enables distributed computing at planet scale, eliminating all cluster management and minimizing TCO. TileDB, Inc. was spun out of MIT and Intel Labs in May 2017 and is backed by Two Bear Capital, Nexus Venture Partners, Uncorrelated Ventures, Intel Capital and Big Pi. Website: https://tiledb.com Github: https://github.com/TileDB-Inc Docs: https://docs.tiledb.com Blog: https://tiledb.com/blog Our headquarters are located in Cambridge, MA and we have a subsidiary in Athens, Greece. We offer the ability to work remotely, but the candidates must reside either in the US or in Greece. US candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents (green card holders), whereas Greek candidates must be Greek or EU citizens.

TileDB, Inc.

United States

Python Engineer

$130,000-$160,000 / YEAR

Description

We are looking for a Python-focused software engineer to build and enhance our existing APIs and integrations with the Scientific Python ecosystem. TileDB’s Python API (https://github.com/TileDB-Inc/TileDB-Py) wraps the TileDB core C API, and integrates closely with NumPy to provide zero-copy data access. You will build and enhance the Python API through interfacing with the core library; build new integrations with data science, scientific, and machine learning libraries; and engage with the community and customers to create value through the use of TileDB.

Location

Our headquarters are in Cambridge, MA, USA and we have a subsidiary in Athens, Greece. However, you will have the flexibility to work remotely as long as your residence is in the USA or Greece. US candidates must be US citizens, whereas Greek candidates must be Greek or EU citizens.

Expectations

In your first 30 days, you will familiarize yourself with TileDB, the TileDB-Py API and the TileDB-Dask integration. After 30 days, you will be fully integrated in our team. You’ll be an active contributor and maintainer of the TileDB-Py project, and ready to start designing and implementing new features, as well as engaging with the Python and Data Science community.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • Expertise in Python and experience with NumPy
  • Experience interfacing with the CPython API, and Cython or pybind11
  • Experience with Python packaging, including binary distribution
  • Experience with C, C++, Rust, or a similar systems-level language
  • Distributed computation with Dask, Spark, or similar distributed computation system
  • Experience with a machine learning library (e.g. scikit-learn, TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch, Theano)
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services or a similar cloud platform
  • Experience with dataframe-focused systems (e.g. Arrow, Pandas, data.frame, Vaex)
  • Experience with technical data formats such as (e.g. Parquet, HDF5, VCF, DICOM, GeoTIFF)
  • Experience with other technical computing systems (e.g. R, MATLAB, Julia)

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • 100% medical and dental insurance coverage (for you and your dependents!)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off (vacation, sick & public holidays)
  • Flexible time off & flexible hours
  • Flexibility to work remotely (anywhere in the US or Greece)

TileDB, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer building a diverse and inclusive team.