Fullstack Engineer at Eventual (W22)
$120K - $150K  •  0.10% - 1.00%
Data Warehouse for ML/AI
San Francisco, CA
3+ years
About Eventual

Eventual is a data platform that helps data scientists and engineers build data applications across ETL, analytics and ML/AI.

Our product is open-source and used at enterprise scale

Our distributed data engine Daft is open-sourced and runs on 800k CPU cores daily. This is more compute than Frontier, the world's largest supercomputer!

Today's data tooling (Spark, Presto, Snowflake) was built for a world of tabular data analytics, but does not generalize to the needs of modern ML/AI such as multimodal data, heterogenous compute and user-defined Python algorithms.

Eventual and Daft bridge that gap, making ML/AI workloads easy to run alongside traditional tabular workloads.

We're growing - come grow with us!

We are well funded by investors such as YCombinator, Caffeinated Capital, Array.vc and top angels in the valley from Databricks, Meta and Lyft.

Our team has deep expertise in high performance computing, big data technologies, cloud infrastructure and machine learning. Our team members have previously worked in top technology companies such as AnyScale, Tesla and Lyft.

We are looking for exceptional individuals with a passion for technology and a strong sense of intellectual curiosity.

If that sounds like you, please reach out even if you don't see a specific role listed that matches your skillsets - we'd love to chat!

About the role
Skills: JavaScript, Python, Rust, TypeScript

Key Responsibilities

As a Fullstack Engineer, you will be an early member of the Eventual team with primary responsibilities around building out key features for our open-sourced data engine, Daft.

You will be working on core features of Daft across the entire stack from the Daft frontend API and dashboard to its distributed scheduler and low-level Rust execution engine.

Our goal is to build the world’s best open-source distributed query engine, and your work will play a key role in realizing that vision.

We are a young startup - so be prepared to wear many hats such as tinkering with infrastructure, talking to customers and participating heavily in the core design process of our product!

What we look for

We are looking for a candidate with a strong foundation in fullstack engineering and with an obsessive focus on users.

Our ideal candidate has:

  1. 3+ years of experience working with fullstack engineering (web applications, cloud infrastructure, databases etc)
  2. A unique startup growth mindset of responsibly take on tech debt for velocity and building for future extensibility
  3. Familiarity and experience with cloud technologies (e.g. AWS S3 etc)

Most importantly, we are looking for someone who works well in small, focused teams with fast iterations and lots of autonomy. If you are passionate, intellectually curious and excited to build the next generation of distributed data technologies, we want you on the team!

Benefits and Remote Work

We are believers in both having the flexibility of remote work but also the importance of in-person work, especially at the earliest stages of a startup. We have a flexible hybrid approach to in-person work with at least 3 days of in-person work typically from Monday - Wednesday at our office in San Francisco.

We believe in providing employees with best-in-class compensation and benefits including meal allowances, comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, vision and more.


Our stack is a mix of Python and Rust. We integrate closely with distributed systems such as Ray and storage engines such as Apache Iceberg and AWS S3.

Examples of domains that we work in include:

  • Databases: Daft employs modern query planning and optimizations for efficient execution of distributed workloads
  • Enterprise Big Data: Daft integrates with data lake technologies such as Apache Iceberg and Hive, with record-setting I/O throughputs to these storage formats
  • Low-Level System Programming: The execution core of Daft is written in Rust for memory-efficient data processing
Interview Process

Introductory Call [15m]

A short phone screen over video call with one of our co-founders for us to get acquainted, understand your aspirations and evaluate if there is a good fit in terms of the type of role you are looking for.

Technical Phone Screen [45m]

A technical phone screen question over video call to understand your technical abilities.

Technical Interview Panel [3.5hr]

Technical interviews with the rest of the Eventual team with questions to further understand your technical strengths, weaknesses and experiences.

Meet the Team

As many chats as necessary to get to know us - come have a coffee with our co-founders and existing team members to understand who we are and our goals, motivations and ambitions.

We look forward to meeting you!

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