Senior Software Engineer, LLM

  • New York, NY, USA
  • Feb 26, 2024
Full-time Agile Artificial Intelligence (AI) AWS Azure Computer Science Information Technology (IT) Programming Python Software Development Software Engineering

Job Description

NVIDIA's technology is at the heart of the AI revolution, touching people across the planet by powering everything from self-driving cars, robotics, and intelligent assistants. Come join the team and see how you can make a lasting impact on the world! We are looking for someone who's curious, tenacious, and passionate to join our applied research team. We develop tools for powerful, flexible and trustworthy conversational agents. Be a part of the team that builds NeMo Guardrails, an open-source toolkit for easily adding programmable guardrails to large language model-based conversational systems. We build innovative projects connecting dialogue systems, AI safety, and cybersecurity, all working with the latest powerful large language models. Join us to influence and build the next generation of Conversational AI!

What you'll be doing:

  • Work closely with senior engineers to deliver, optimize, maintain, debug, unit test and document next-generation dialogue and security toolkits for large language models
  • Tackle difficult and ambitious problems by contributing to the core development of NeMo Guardrails and Colang
  • Deliver rapid iterations of software based on user feedback and metrics
  • Collaborate with your peers and other teams to craft, develop, test, and maintain integrated applications and features
  • Actively contribute to the adoption of frameworks, standards, and new technologies

What we need to see:

  • BS or MS (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
  • 8+ years of software development experience
  • Strong software engineering and Python programming skills
  • Knowledge of RESTful APIs
  • Proficient in agile methodology
  • Experience in software shipping cycles (dev, deploy, release, CI) and open-source software development
  • You are highly motivated, passionate and curious about new technologies
  • Ability to work optimally with multi-functional teams, principals and architects. Coordinates across organizational boundaries and geographies.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Research or product development experience with task-oriented dialogue systems
  • Experience with programming language design and development
  • Systems software engineering knowledge and expertise in optimizing software for computational performance
  • Experience with Cloud Service Providers such as AWS, Azure, GCP, and OCI
  • Contributions to open-source software

The base salary range is 176,000 USD - 333,500 USD. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits. NVIDIA accepts applications on an ongoing basis. 

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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