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Lead Software Engineer

Platform, Type System

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1,001-5,000 employees

Enterprise AI application development platform

Data & Analytics
Industrial & Manufacturing
AI & Machine Learning
Financial Services

Compensation Overview

$175k - $253kAnnually

+ Equity Plan

Senior, Expert

San Carlos, CA, USA

Backend Engineering
Full-Stack Engineering
Software QA & Testing
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Advanced degree in computer science, math, or similar field
  • Expert knowledge in Python or JavaScript
  • Extensive Java programming experience
  • Strong competency in object-oriented programming, data structures, and algorithms
  • Experience in compiler, abstract syntax tree, metaprogramming, code generation, inter-language communication frameworks, internal knowledge of conda/mamba/pip/npm, inter-process communication, creating domain-specific languages, data serialization formats, end-to-end development of a Python package
  • Strong understanding of software development principles and design patterns
  • Stellar communication and leadership skills
  • Experienced with agile development principles
  • Enjoy working with abstract concepts and finding elegant solutions to complex problems
  • Intellectually curious and naturally drawn to challenges
  • Persistent and can-do attitude
  • Minimum of 8 years of work experience in a fast-paced software company
  • Ownership of the C3 Type System and language software development toolkits
  • Drive architecture of the C3 Type System
  • Engage in innovation/R&D for system improvement
  • Uphold high technical standards for the team
  • Work with product owners on high-value projects
  • Mentor junior team members

C3 AI offers a comprehensive Enterprise AI application development platform and a wide range of turnkey enterprise AI applications, utilizing generative AI, machine learning, and deep code tools for rapid development across various industries.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding



Redwood City, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Education - Lifelong learning is a part of C3 AI. That’s why we will cover the total cost for employees to earn a master’s degree in computer science online. Those who complete the degree get three more big perks—a $25,000 cash bonus, a guaranteed 15% raise and a stock grant.

Relax and recharge - In the United States, C3 AI offers 15 days of paid time off every year. As your tenure with the company grows so does your paid time off! C3 AI also offers 10 paid public holidays around which you can build your vacation leave.

Training - C3 AI holds monthly employee training sessions as well as weekly lunch-and-learns. C3 AI also encourages further education by offering bonuses for the successful completion of select online courses.

Health coverage - C3 AI offers competitive coverage. Our program includes medical, dental, and vision.

401K - C3 AI offers fund options via Charles Schwab for retirement savings.

Equity - Restricted stock units are granted to all full-time C3 AI employees.

Free gym membership - To help keep you at the top of your game, C3 AI offers employees a free gym membership at our state-of-the-art fitness facility.

Catered lunches daily - C3 AI provides a fully stocked snack area and beverage refrigerator that contains everything from energy drinks to sodas and iced tea. Every day C3 AI provides a catered, gourmet lunch so that the team can relax together and share ideas.

Commuter check program - C3 AI offers tax saving commuter benefits program.

Travel assistance - Employees are provided global health insurance while traveling for business

Ping-pong and pool tables - C3 AI has been known to host ping-pong and pool tournaments, allowing you to step away from the monitor. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy coworkers while hitting a white ball at them.

Friday happy hour - Relax and unwind at the end of the week at C3’s weekly Friday Happy Hour. Enjoy good food, good drinks and great company at our office.

Flexible spending accounts - C3 AI offers both Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts. Both accounts enable you to pay for essential health and wellness before you pay taxes on it.

Life insurance - C3 AI offers short term / long term disability, life insurance and AD&D insurance.

Additional leave benefits - C3 AI offers paid time off for bereavement and jury leave.

Continental breakfast - It’s the most important meal of the day. C3 AI offers breakfast five days a week, including oatmeal, cereal, fruit, and delicious coffee.