Zep AI

Long-Term Memory for AI Assistants

Backend Engineer

$125K - $200K / 0.40% - 0.60%
San Francisco, CA, US / Remote (US; CA)
Job Type
3+ years
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Daniel Chalef
Daniel Chalef

About the role

About the Role

Zep is building the long-term memory layer for the LLM application stack. We have a large and active open-source community and recently launched our cloud service. We’re seeking an experienced backend engineer to join our startup. As a critical member of our small, fast-paced team, you will design, implement, and maintain our Go-based APIs and infrastructure.

We are a remote-first organization. Zep is funded by YC, Engineering Capital, and angels such as Guillermo Rauch (Vercel).


- Architect, develop and optimize Go-based APIs and services

- Collaborate with the team to design and evolve our system architecture

- Implement best practices for code quality, testing, and documentation

- Integrate with AWS services, Postgres databases, and Kubernetes deployments

- Contribute to the entire development lifecycle, from ideation to deployment and maintenance

- Mentor and guide junior team members


- 3+ years of professional experience in Go development OR 7+ professional experience in other languages

- Strong understanding of Go best practices, concurrency patterns, and performance optimization

- Expertise in designing and building RESTful APIs and microservices

- Experience owning the full development cycle of a project from inception to production

- Proficient in SQL and working with relational databases

Nice to Have

- Contributions to open-source projects, particularly LLM-related

- Experience with Rust, TypeScript, or Python

- Experience building LLM technologies and their applications

- Experience building production web applications using a modern framework such as React, Vue, or Svelte


- Directly impact the development of the future LLM application stack

- Competitive salary and equity compensation

- Flexible work hours and remote work options

- Health, dental, and vision insurance

- Opportunities for professional growth and development

- Collaborative and inclusive work environment

About Zep AI

Zep is building the long-term memory layer for the LLM application stack. Zep's open source project has seen 2K+ GitHub stars and 400K+ installs. Zep is in use at both enterprises and startups, such as Mattel, WebMD, and Athena Intelligence.

Zep AI
Team Size:4
Daniel Chalef
Daniel Chalef