Rust Job: Sr. Distributed Storage Engineer, Autopilot AI

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Tesla Motors


Palo Alto, CA - United States of America

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Rust Job Details

What to Expect

As a Distributed Storage Software Engineer on our Autopilot ML Infrastructure team, you will help reinforce, optimize, and scale out our neural network training and auto-labeling infrastructure and framework, used with both Autopilot and the Tesla Bot. You will be working on our GPU-supercomputers and Dojo.

What You?ll Do

Work in the Tesla AI team in Palo Alto to design and reinforce the system that delivers data to our machine learning pipelines. You are expected to integrate vertically, from the hardware up to and including the ML applications. You will be part of our foundational work to scale and maintain our own custom storage layer that provides our caches for machine learning data. This storage has extremely high throughput demands and needs to provide an obvious UX to the applications. Help us optimize the architecture and configuration of our distributed hardware (CPU, GPU, fabric, storage, Dojo), and help inform the physical design and layout of our supercomputers.

What You?ll Bring

  • Strong work ethic and independence.
  • 3+ years of relevant industry experience in a fast paced environment relating to distributed storage systems and HPC.
  • Prior experience developing distributed systems with C/C++, Rust, Python, Go or similar.
  • Hands-on experience writing, building and maintaining distributed storage and services.
  • Performance analysis and tuning of storage subsystems.
  • Characterize components of our distributed systems for insights into stability, health and performance.
  • [Optional] Experience with RDMA, NVMe-oF, SPDK, Infiniband and/or accelerated compute environments.

Compensation and Benefits


Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

    • Expected Compensation

      $104,000 - $360,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits
      Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.