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Software Engineer, Runtime

Who we are

Kinara is a Bay Area-based venture backed company. Our architecture is based on research done at Stanford University by Rehan Hameed and Wajahat Qadeer under the guidance of legendary Prof. Mark Horowitz ( and Prof. Christos Kozyrakis (

What we do

Our game-changing AI solutions revolutionize what people and businesses can achieve. Ara inference processors combined with our SDK deliver unrivaled deep learning performance at the edge to accelerate and optimize real-time decision making where every millisecond is critical, and power efficiency is a must. Kinara solutions embed high-performance AI into edge devices to create a smarter, safer, and more enjoyable world. Edge AI is on the brink of a boom, and Kinara is looking forward to playing a significant role in it.


  • Design and develop the application and system software for a cutting-edge AI silicon
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment collaborating with various teams locally and globally
  • A passion for problem-solving and the ability to consider the bigger picture during feature development
  • Define feature requirements with customers and teams, gathering feedback to improve products.
  • Ensure clear understanding of requirements, documenting implementation strategies.
  • Review and test features to prevent issues, conducting impact analysis to mitigate potential problems.
  • BTech/MTech in CS or ECE
  • 4+ years’ experience with C/C++11 with strong fundamentals in concurrent coding.
  • Highly skilled in using debugging tools like gdb, valgrind, WinDbg, address sanitizer, or similar.
  • Familiarity with security protocols like TSL/RSA is preferred.
  • Working experience with Rust is an advantage.


Work culture

We at Kinara have an environment that fosters innovation. Our team has technology experts who understand the big picture and mentors who coach passionate professionals to work on the most exciting challenges. We share responsibilities in everything we do, where every point of view is valued. Join us!

Now tell us your story. We are looking forward to reviewing your application.

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