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Software Engineer - Full Stack



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Perplexity is seeking an experienced Full Stack Engineer to help revolutionize the way people search and interact online. In this role, you'll translate cutting-edge AI advances into tangible products for our users.

Tech Stack: NextJS | TypeScript | Python | Docker | AWS | Vercel


  • Developing and scaling Perplexity's suite of applications as we grow.

  • Monitoring, debugging, and fixing issues in deployed applications.

  • Collaborating across disciplines, including researchers, engineers, product managers, and designers, to fill gaps and ship products.

  • Improving the speed and quality of our codebase and engineering processes.


  • Strong programming skills with the ability to work across the full stack.

  • Proven track record in similar roles.

  • Self-motivated with a willingness to take ownership of tasks.

  • A passion for shipping quality products.

  • 4+ years of industry experience

Our cash compensation range for this role is $160,000 - $220,000.
Since publicly launching the world’s first fully functional conversational answer engine a year ago, we’ve grown to 10 million monthly active users and have served over half a billion queries in 2023.To support our rapid consumer adoption and expansion plans, we’ve raised $73.6 million in Series B funding from trusted VC firms and prominent tech visionaries. IVP led the round with continued support from our Seed and Series A investors NEA, Elad Gil, Nat Friedman, and Databricks, as well as new investors NVIDIA, Jeff Bezos (through Bezos Expeditions Fund), Tobi Lutke, Bessemer Venture Partners, Naval Ravikant, Balaji Srinivasan, Guillermo Rauch, Austen Allred, Factorial Funds, and Kindred Ventures, among others. Building upon our Series A earlier this year, we’ve now raised $100 million to date.
Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including, experience and expertise, and may vary from the amounts listed above.
Equity: In addition to the base salary, equity is part of the total compensation package.
Benefits: Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your dependents. Includes a 401(k) plan.