Director of Science
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Pinecone

51-200 employees

Managed vector database for AI search
Company Overview
Pinecone distinguishes itself in the AI industry by offering a fully managed vector database that is specifically optimized for high-performance AI applications, providing low-latency vector search capabilities essential for a range of applications including search, recommendation, and detection systems. The company's commitment to a developer-friendly experience is evident in its promise of creating an index within 30 seconds and its serverless infrastructure, which alleviates the need for clients to manage or scale the database, thus allowing them to focus on building and deploying AI models more efficiently. Pinecone's advanced filtering features and the ability to handle both small and large-scale vector data sets position it as a competitive choice for businesses seeking to leverage AI without the overhead of database management.
Data & Analytics
B2B

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$138M

Founded

2019

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

51%

1 year growth

211%

2 year growth

366%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Communications
Data Science
Java
CategoriesNew
Lab & Research
Interdisciplinary Research
Physical Sciences
Requirements
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Data Science, or a related field.
  • Proven Leadership: Prior experience in leading and managing a team of research scientists and engineers.
  • Expertise: Deep expertise in machine learning, information retrieval, similarity search, or related fields. Strong background in algorithm design and optimization.
  • Research Impact: Track record of impactful research demonstrated through publications in top-tier conferences (e.g., NeurIPS, ICML, CVPR, SIGIR) and journals.
  • Technical Proficiency: Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, or C++ for research and prototyping purposes.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Innovation Mindset: Passion for exploring new ideas and pushing the boundaries of what's possible. A strong sense of curiosity and a commitment to staying current with the latest research trends.
  • Collaborative Spirit: Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, translating research insights into practical applications.
Responsibilities
  • Research Leadership
  • Team Building
  • Technical Strategy
  • Research Roadmap
  • Partnerships
  • Innovation
  • Thought Leadership