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Engineering Manager, Revenue Engineering



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024

About Pinecone:

Pinecone is on a mission to build the search and database technology to power AI applications for the next decade and beyond. Our fully managed vector database makes it easy to add vector search to AI applications. Since creating the “vector database” category, demand has grown incredibly fast and it shows in our user base. We are a distributed team with clusters in New York, San Francisco, Tel-Aviv, and Manchester.

About the Role:

If you’re excited about:

  • Extending and scaling a rapidly growing usage-based billing stack

  • Shaping the course of a fast-growing company and product category.

  • Working with people who value clarity, creativity, passion, initiative, and thoughtfulness.

Then this is your opportunity to join an early-stage, fast-growing, and well-funded startup to shape the course of an entire industry.

Pinecone is pioneering search and database technology that's revolutionizing how developers build search systems. Our managed vector database provides customers with easy-to-use capabilities that until now have only been in the hands of a few tech giants. The demand for vector databases is growing incredibly fast, and it shows in our user base. We have a large audience of ML engineers, software engineers, data scientists, and technical architects who are eager to learn and build with our product.

You will report to the Director of Engineering for Experience. The Revenue Engineering team at Pinecone is responsible for our usage based billing platform, inclusive of metering pipelines, vendor and marketplace integrations, discounting, invoicing, reconciliation, and the Dunning process.

As an Engineering Manager at Pinecone, you will drive the planning and execution for our revenue engineering roadmap. You’ll support a team of experienced engineers and help them do their best work in a critical area, and you’ll grow the team with world class talent.


  • Delivering improvements that make our billing system more performant, resilient and accurate

  • Planning with product and finance teams to ensure the roadmap is aligned with our business goals

  • Grow a world class team of engineers and support them in doing the best work of their career

  • Develop and improve processes that ensure consistent delivery against objectives and drive strong alignment across engineering, product and field

  • Evolve the organizational structure to meet long term objectives

What we look for:

  • 3+ years of experience leading teams of 5+ people

  • Experience with usage based billing

  • Familiarity with distributed systems

  • Recruit world-class talent, and make sure they have the conditions to do their best work

  • Drive clarity to ship complex projects in high impact areas

  • Develop a multi-year vision & strategy with incremental deliverables

  • Establish high technical standards and processes

  • Growth mindset, courage and curiosity to stretch beyond your previous experiences

Big Bonus points:

  • Strong familiarity with at least one compiled language such as Rust, Go, or Java

Perks & Benefits:

  • Comprehensive health coverage including Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Free mental health therapy sessions; free One Medical, Tela-doc, and Health Advocate subscriptions

  • Cost-savings on gynecology, fertility, and family-building care

  • Equity award

  • 401(k)

  • Flexible time off

  • Paid parental leave

  • Annual Department Retreat

  • WFH Equipment Stipend

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) are the cornerstone of everything we do at Pinecone. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications in a job description. Our top priority is finding the best candidate for the job and if you are interested in the position, we would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of the qualifications listed in this posting. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.