Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Full Stack Engineer



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023

Pienso is a low-code / no-code interactive deep learning platform that allows collaboration between data science teams and subject matter experts within their own enterprise. Pienso is a deep tech company. We work on building large language models & machine learning systems. 

Our company’s goal is to democratize access to machine learning and make the results easily accessible to people with no prior background in advanced statistics or natural language processing. Our motto is human perspective + machine > just the machine.


Who We Are:


Pienso is an MIT spinoff based in Arlington, Virginia, Brooklyn, New York and Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina. Pienso is now a remote-first workforce. Our team is composed of machine learning hackers, full-stack engineers, and user-experience doyens. We value epic engineering, creativity, a high empathy work environment and in work-life balance. 


What You'll Do:

Pienso offers the opportunity to work with many exciting new technologies. Your time at Pienso will be spent iterating on the following goals: 

  • Writing performant code for handling trillions of data points
  • Ship clean and elegant user interfaces
  • Building high-performance horizontally scalable machine learning architecture
  • Implementing and championing best practices and principles for test automation & micro services initiatives. 
  • Writing compact performant data structure 
  • Crafting elegant, scalable web-services 
  • Defining and optimizing our cloud & on-premise infrastructure 
  • Embracing continuous integration & DevOps best practices
  • Working on a small team and helping where help is needed 
  • Work on a variety of cutting-edge hardware accelerators for deep learning


Who You Are:


You’re a passionate data centric software engineer who has experience working directly with product owners to deliver on both architectural & feature roadmaps. You are passionate to learn, eager to assume ownership of features and easy to collaborate with. You have a love for both user-centric design and highly performant large data systems. You work hand in hand with deep learning and DevOps engineers to build state-of-the-art interactive AI experiences. You’re comfortable working in an un-siloed company and interacting with non-technical stakeholders.  


  • 2+ years of professional backend development experience
  • 2+ years of professional front end development experience
  • Fluent in Javascript / Typescript & Python
  • Experience building and maintaining distributed micro services; debugging & monitoring live production environments, including experience with Docker
  • Examples of clean code you've written filled with great design-patterns and a track record of working with numerous modern development frameworks 
  • Comfortable working at a venture-backed startup
  • B.S., or M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Our Stacks: 

  • Storage: PostgreSQL / Elasticsearch / Vector Databases
  • Languages: TypeScript and Python
  • Frameworks: Express, Angular, RxJS, Ray, Arrow
  • MicroServices  / Continuous Deployment
  • Orchestration: Docker & Kubernetes
  • On-Premise / AWS / GCP

Additional Information

Pienso is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages all applicants regardless of race, sex, gender identity, age, disability, religion, national origin, veteran status or sexual orientation. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.


Interested in joining the Pienso Team, please email your résumé to careers@pienso.com.