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Senior Software Engineer, Gradient Platform

Brooklyn, NY / Remote
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

The Gradient Platform team is responsible for the underlying platform that powers our MLOps platform, Gradient. The team manages platform entities such as compute scheduling, storage providers, datasets, secrets, models, and metrics. The team’s goal is to provide a strong foundation so that application teams can efficiently develop MLOps products.

What we're looking for:

  • Strong interest in development platforms, MLOps, CI/CD, infrastructure or making products for technical teams
  • Able to make effective trade-offs in regards to both engineering and product requirements, while balancing short term and long term needs
  • 6+ years relevant industry experience in a fast-paced, high growth tech environment building and scaling internal platforms using Javascript, Typescript, or Go
  • Experience with system, API, and infrastructure design using cloud concepts such as storage volumes, private networks, container scheduling, and Kubernetes

What you'll be doing:

  • Work primarily in Typescript/Javascript and some Go
  • Create API endpoints using GraphQL and REST
  • Implement MLOps platform features that integrate with Kubernetes supporting multiple clouds providers
  • Integrate cloud capabilities with the platform such as: storage, private networks, and load balancers
  • Add and maintain integrations to platform entities such as storage providers, datasets, models, and metrics
  • Ship product features from planning to launch to maintenance with high autonomy
  • Collaborate with other engineers to find elegant architectures and solutions

Technical problems the team has worked on:

  • Integrating storage quotas with a distributed file system and Kubernetes
  • Wrote a fluent-bit plugin in Rust to handle multi-tenancy authentication for logging
  • Created a multi-node image cacher for Kubernetes that supports limits
  • Create an architecture to store datasets with a unified interface to multiple S3 providers
  • Create a user facing YAML spec to be used for a workflow engine to support CI/CD primitives
  • Create a terraform module for cluster provisioning and a CLI to facilitate installation

Our Team

Paperspace values technical excellence in an open and inclusive environment. We have an office in Brooklyn, New York where about 1/3 of the team works, but we have a strong remote/hybrid culture for everyone on our team. Communication is paramount and mutual respect is at the core of our collaborative work environment. We are also committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe creating a more diverse team directly impacts our ability to collaborate effectively, build a better community, and produce better products.


  • Multiple health care insurance options with premium plans in addition to vision and dental insurance plans
  • 401(k) Plan with employer matching
  • Commuter benefits with a contribution from the company
  • Responsible Time Off Policy
  • Generous and flexible parental leave
  • Fitness & wellness benefit
  • Remote friendly and hybrid office environment for New York team members

We are an equal opportunity employer that values and welcomes diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Why you should join Paperspace

Paperspace is a cloud computing company creating simple and scalable accelerated computing applications. Our goal is to allow individuals and professional teams to build applications with ease - from Machine Learning to 3D graphics.

Paperspace is backed by leading investors including Y Combinator, Initialized Capital, Battery Ventures, and Intel Capital.

Mission Our mission is to make cloud computing more accessible through radical simplicity, community-driven technical resources, and straightforward pricing.

-- To learn more about Paperspace, please visit or follow us on Twitter at: @hellopaperspace.

Team Size:37
Daniel Kobran
Daniel Kobran
Dillon Thompson Erb
Dillon Thompson Erb