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Mojo Compiler Engineer

Modular

Modular

United States · Canada
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

About Modular

We believe that AI is a net positive force in the world. Our vision and mission are to help rebuild AI infrastructure to advance humanity and our environment. We will do whatever it takes to empower our customers, team, and company to benefit from that pursuit. You can read about our culture and careers here to understand how we work and what we value.

We are owners and advocates for the underlying technologies, developer platforms, product components, and infrastructure. These essential building blocks form the high-quality and coherent experiences our users expect. We aim to drive the pace of innovation for every AI/ML developer.

About the role:

Modular is building a next-generation AI infrastructure platform that unifies the many application frameworks and hardware backends, simplifying deployment for AI production teams and accelerating innovation for AI researchers and hardware developers. A key component of this platform is Mojo, a new programming language that combines the usability of Python with the performance of C, unlocking unparalleled programmability of AI hardware and extensibility of AI models.

We are looking for talented engineers to help us design and implement new features for the Mojo programming language and assist in the development of its novel compiler toolchain. As a Mojo compiler engineer, you will work with world leaders to build a novel programming language for a full spectrum machine learning and heterogeneous compute applications. You will be responsible for implementing new language features, exploring novel optimization techniques, and partnering with a growing open source community to foster a strong Mojo ecosystem.

Join our world-leading team and help us redefine how AI systems are built.

LOCATION: Candidates based in the US or Canada are welcome to apply. You can work remotely from home.

What you will do:

  • Design and implement new and innovative Mojo language features utilizing our next generation compiler architecture built on the capabilities of MLIR.
  • Explore new Mojo and MLIR-specific optimization opportunities.
  • Collaborate with other teams within Modular, machine learning practitioners, and the open source community to foster a new language ecosystem.

What you bring to the table:

  • 3+ years of compiler development experience.
  • Experience working with MLIR or LLVM.
  • In-depth knowledge of C++, knowledge of Python is a strong plus.
  • Familiarity with Clang, CPython, Swift, Rust or another major programming language implementation.
  • Strong knowledge of programming language design principles, code generation, or compiler optimization techniques.
  • Desire to work with a growing community of open source contributors.
  • Creativity and curiosity for solving complex problems, a team-oriented attitude that enables you to work well with others, an enthusiasm for programming technology, and alignment with our culture.

The estimated base salary range for this role to be performed in the US, regardless of the state, is $166,500.00 - $286,000.00 USD.
Th
e salary for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of permissible, non-discriminatory job-related factors, which include but are not limited to education, training, work experience, business needs, or market demands. This range may be modified in the future. The total compensation for a candidate will also include annual target bonus, equity, and benefits, with equity making up a significant portion of your total compensation.

For candidates who fall outside of the listed requirements, we nevertheless encourage you to apply as we may have openings that are lower/higher level than the ones advertised.

What Modular brings to the table:

  • Amazing Team. We are a progressive and agile team with some of the industry’s best engineering and product leaders.
  • Flexible Location. We want you to work where you are most productive and we are a remote-first company. We have offices in Palo Alto, CA and Seattle, WA for collaboration, and will open more next year.
  • World-class Benefits. In order to attract the best, we need to offer the best. Premier insurance plans, up to 5% 401k matching, very generous WFH setup stipends, flexible paid time off, and more are available to you! Please note that specific benefit packages may vary based on your location.
  • Competitive Compensation. We offer very strong compensation packages, including stock options. We want people to be focused on their best work and believe in tailoring compensation plans to meet the needs of our workforce.
  • Team Building Events. We organize regular team onsites and local meetups in different cities.

Working at Modular will enable you to grow quickly as you work alongside incredibly motivated and talented people who have high standards, possess a growth mindset, and a purpose to truly change the world.

Modular is proud to emphasize an equal opportunity, safe environment for people to do their best work. Modular is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.
If you require reasonable accommodations to participate in the interview process, please let your recruiter know, and we will work with you to meet your needs in compliance with the ADA.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.