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Senior Machine Learning Developer



Software Engineering
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024
AltaML is a leading North American applied AI company with extensive experience in building and operationalizing AI solutions. We call our business model Invent and Scale, from industry agnostic to industry focused, which encompasses focus and domain expertise combined with an ability to understand workflows and how to get to generalizability with data. AltaML has multiple functional disciplines and joint ventures.
We are a company like no other – we believe in making small bets, failing fast, and being better together. We are looking for creative problem-solvers who obsess about the customer to find wins across different industries.
We don’t hire for fit; we hire to add. We are looking for people who play our core values of being: Agile, Gritty Humble, and Happy. If you’re passionate about AI/ML, thrive in a dynamic environment, and want to work with a diverse team of wickedly smart people, we want to hear from you!
As a Senior Machine Learning Developer and a member of the ML Development team, you ensure the delivery of value to customers by developing high-quality AI/ML solutions to their business problems. We are specifically seeking a candidate with expertise in Large Language Models (LLMs). Your primary responsibilities include working as a senior resource in projects, where you may also be asked to assume the technical lead role in AI/ML projects.
You will play a hands-on role in solving problems utilizing Data Mining and Machine Learning techniques, with a particular emphasis on Large Language Models. You will work with multiple tools and gain experience in various AI/ML and data processing fields, tailoring solutions to leverage LLMs effectively. Additionally, you will ensure that ML developers follow our rigorous ML development processes and work on improving them.

💻 What You'll Do:

  • Hands-on technical leadership on projects with a focus on LLM applications
  • Quality assurance and technical correctness of projects
  • Improvement of internal technical processes, tooling, and standards
  • Providing mentorship to less senior resources especially in the LLM domain
  • Collaboration with other team members to integrate LLM solutions into broader AI/ML initiatives
  • Adherence to company development standards and processes

🚀 What You Bring:

  • 3+ years applicable experience in applied AI/ML, with a focus on LLM
  • Experience leading applied AI/ML projects, particularly in the LLM domain
  • Broad knowledge of AI/ML, with expertise in Large Language Models
  • Degree in Comp Sci, Comp Eng, Statistics, or related field
  • Expertise with Software Development practices and tools
  • Expertise with Python (Pandas, SciKit, and similar)Exposure to cloud platforms and big data is a plus
Equal Opportunities
AltaML is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a safe, diverse and inclusive environment. We encourage qualified applicants of all backgrounds including ethnicity, religion, disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation, family status, age, nationality, and education levels to apply. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.
We Look for A-Players Who:
- Express our core values
- Are hungry for knowledge
- Want to learn new skills
- Are respectful
- Collaborate with others across the whole company
- Share knowledge with coworkers
- Educate and promote AI and ML concepts both internally and externally
- Have a high work ethic and are self-motivated
Our Perks:
🌴Uncapped Vacation - For all full time, permanent employees. Seriously, take the time you need - when you need it.
🚀Make an Impact - Witness the impact your work contribution has on the success of our company.
👩🏿‍💻Working with PhD and Master Level Colleagues - Endless conversations around the latest in Machine Learning and Applied AI.
🩺Competitive Benefits - For all full time, permanent employees.
🏢 Office as a Resource - Hybrid work environment with state-of-the-art office spaces that ignite collaboration.
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Our Culture:
You will be working in a high-paced environment focused on creating unique ML solutions to problems across multiple industries to generate impactful value. You will be working at a company with employees who have multiple years of industrial and academic experience in data science, software engineering, product development, and machine learning fields.
You will be able to experience a collaborative company culture, which means we believe in working hard, getting the job done, and enjoying the group social on Fridays. You’ll also get flexibility in where you work, what hours you work, how much vacation you take, and what you wear. We expect hard work but respect work/life balance.
Core Values:
At AltaML, we are driven by our core values. We believe that by embodying these values in everything we do, we will exceed our customer’s expectations while creating a positive and empowering work environment for our team members. We are dedicated to living our values and strive to make them the foundation for our success.
We are entrepreneurial, determined, and resilient, pushing through challenges to achieve our goals.
We make decisions based on “little bets” creating a safe space to take risks. We embrace an interactive process, allowing ideas to fail quickly or be scaled iteratively. Together, we continuously refine and improve our approach to reach the desired outcome.
We listen to data, embrace new ideas, admit limitations and take ownership to solve problems. We constantly push ourselves to improve and excel.
We ignite passion and purpose by fostering a dynamic work environment. We encourage tap dancing to work, common sense over rules, empowering team members to find joy in their contributions, and being your authentic self.