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Backend Engineer

Industry: Artificial Intelligence
Remote
Company size: 11-50
Full-time
salary
Not disclosed

Job description

An early-stage, AI research company building human-level general machine intelligence is looking for a Backend Engineer. The engineer will be responsible for various project tasks, including infrastructure, visualizations, open-source projects, and building the research tool. The company is backed by top investors such as Y Combinator and researchers from OpenAI, Lightspeed, Threshold, etc. The selected candidate will join the talented team and contribute to developing scalable systems to support research. The role requires a time overlap with PST.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work on a wide variety of tasks ranging from infrastructure and code clean up to open source and machine learning
  • Build high-quality software while following software engineering best practices
  • Provide support as needed, in the quickest and most stable manner possible
  • Adhere to work intake, prioritization, change management, architecture
  • Contribute to developing robust and well-engineered systems

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • Proficient with Python and PyTorch
  • Fluency in English
  • Proficiency in software development tools and techniques that adhere to best practices
  • Exhibit strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, schedule, and meet deadlines on time


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