Lead Software Engineer – AI

Every day we tackle new and exciting challenges to empower developers to build modern cloud, mobile, and edge applications that deliver a premium user experience. Couchbase delivers unmatched performance, scalability, flexibility and financial value across cloud, on premises, hybrid, mobile and edge deployments. The database market is undergoing a generational shift and is one of the largest market opportunities in enterprise software due to big trends like the need for digital transformation, acceleration to the cloud and innovation at the edge. Join Couchbase to be a part of a greater change. Here you’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the most innovative, passionate and humble individuals in the database industry.

Lead Software Engineer – AI

Job Description:

  • As a Lead Software Engineer on the Couchbase AI team, your job will be to design and implement cutting edge AI Products, enabling our customers to rapidly build AI Solutions.
  • As a key member of the AI Team, you will be responsible for solving technical challenges in developing an enterprise grade AI Tools, aimed at merging database principles with the dynamic world of Artificial Intelligence.


  • Produce performant, scalable, and highly available enterprise-level software.
  • Proactively take ownership in the product and provide excellent technical ambition in finding solutions to propel the product forward.
  • Lead code reviews and documentation, as well as take on complex bug-fixes
  • Research industry and academic leading algorithms and technologies in the world of AI.
  • Mentor Junior members on the team.


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in computer science or equivalent
  • 6+ years of experience in Machine Learning Developer role or Similar building AI/ML Solutions.
  • Proficiency in Python.
  • Good understanding of ML Concepts and algorithms, including deep learning, NLP and Gen AI Models.
  • Experience in build Machine Learning Pipelines.
  • Familiarity with popular ML libraries like Keras/TensorFlow/PyTorch, Airflow, Pandas, Numpy.
  • Good understanding of AI Project Lifecycle.


Bangalore (Hybrid)

Why Couchbase?


Modern customer experiences need a flexible cloud database platform that can power applications spanning from cloud to edge and everything in between. Couchbase’s mission is to simplify how developers and architects develop, deploy and consume modern applications wherever they are. We have reimagined the database with our fast, flexible and affordable cloud database platform Capella, allowing organizations to quickly build applications that deliver premium experiences to their customers– all with best-in-class price performance. More than 30% of the Fortune 100 trust Couchbase to power their modern applications and build innovative new ones. See our recent awards to learn why Couchbase is a great place to work.We are honored to be a part of the Best Places to Work Award for the Bay Area and the UK. Couchbase offers a total rewards approach to benefits that recognizes the value you create here, so that you in turn may best serve yourself and your family. Some benefits include:

  • Generous Time Off Program – Flexibility to care for you and your family
  • Wellness Benefits – A variety of world class medical plans to choose from, along with dental, vision, life insurance, and employee assistance programs*
  • Financial Planning – RSU equity program*, ESPP program*, Retirement program* and Business Travel Insurance
  • Career Growth – Be valued, Create value approach
  • Fun Perks – A Monthly Lifestyle Spending Account credit, an ergonomic and comfortable in-office / WFH setup. Food & Snacks for in-office employees.
  • And much more!
  • Note: some programs are not applicable to all countries. Please discuss with a Couchbase recruiter to learn more.


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