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Head of Engineering

Luma AI

Luma AI

Software Engineering
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Luma’s mission is to build multimodal AI to expand human imagination and capabilities.
We believe that multimodality is critical for intelligence. To go beyond language models and build more aware, capable and useful systems, the next step function change will come from vision. So, we are working on training and scaling up multimodal foundation models for systems that can see and understand, show and explain, and eventually interact with our world to effect change.
Luma is a group of very strong and action-biased engineers and researchers. We are looking for a head of engineering who can help us scale this incredible team to deliver on our ambitious mission. A mix of deep technical expertise, strong recruiting skills, and experience managing high performing teams.

What’s expected

  • Previous experience building and scaling engineering function in high growth tech startup
  • Deep understanding of infra, performance, and reliability at scale and hands-on problem solving
  • Experience as an IC in or leading an ML team is a strong plus
  • Strong recruiting skills and engineering network
  • Proven track record of successfully managing high performance teams

Startup Mindset

  • Value velocity and execution.
  • Communicate clearly.
  • Focus on building what will matter to users and the product.
  • Be resourceful at finding creative ways to overcome challenges.


  • Equity grant to reflect the incredible value you will bring to Luma, with annual refreshes.
  • Excellent salary and benefits.
  • Full health, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Latest and greatest gear.
  • Stipends towards wellness, house cleaner, and phone/internet.
  • Unlimited paid time off with 12 days minimum.
  • Unlimited sick days.