Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Employment Hero

Employment Hero

Software Engineering
Australia
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Our mission and where you fit in

Our ambitious team at Employment Hero is on a quest to transform employment, making it easier and more valuable for everyone. Our world-class software is the easiest way for small and medium-sized businesses to manage HR, payroll, employee engagement, and benefits.

Since our inception in 2014, we've had enormous growth (100% YoY), now serving 300,000 businesses globally, with 2 million+ users on the platform, reaching unicorn status in 2022 - and we have no plans of slowing down.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join one of the fastest-growing global unicorns. We're a team of global innovators, who cherish diverse perspectives that fuel our mission; to simplify the world of work for SMBs worldwide. So let’s see if we could be a match!

As a Senior Machine Learning Engineer, you will...

Play a pivotal role in advancing our AI efforts. You will have expert-level understanding of Large Language Models (LLM) and stay up to date with the latest developments in this space to build scalable, robust, and high-performance AI systems. Your deep technical expertise and business acumen will be crucial in identifying opportunities for AI integration and leading implementation projects that drive business growth.

In your role, you'll be focused on...

  • Design and build working prototype/s for machine learning and AI applications.
  • Architect and implement scalable AI systems and pipelines, ensuring seamless integration with existing infrastructure.
  • Understand business needs and identify opportunities where AI can drive significant value, creating actionable strategies and roadmaps for AI implementation.
  • Develop compelling business cases, clearly define objectives, scope, and deliverables for AI projects.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including software engineers and product managers, to build AI solutions that solve customer problems.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to other ML engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and innovation.

You’re the Hero we’re looking for if...

  • 5+ years of experience in machine learning, with a strong focus on applied AI and large language models.
  • Strong experience with programming languages, techniques, tools and frameworks aligned with machine learning; e.g. Python, LLM, OpenAI, LangChain, LlamaIndex, Vector DB, RAG, HuggingFace, NLP, Recommender System, Chatbot.
  • Experience with Generative AI, Prompt Engineering and Large Language Models.
  • Be at the cutting edge of AI research, continuously exploring new methodologies, tools, and techniques to enhance our AI capabilities.
  • Experience using Agile methodologies and working with Product teams.
  • Quality coding practices, including test-driven development, unit testing and secure coding awareness.
  • You are passionate about learning and sharing your knowledge, and not afraid to challenge your peers, but also welcome being challenged.
  • English language abilities, both written and verbal - you’ll be working with people across the world.

The EH Way

The EH Way is how we describe our culture at Employment Hero and how we all operate. It is our DNA. You can read all about it on our careers page.

In short, you’ll love working with us if...

  • Revolutionising employment gets your heart racing.
  • You thrive on the flexibility (and responsibility) of a remote-first business.
  • Our values align, and shape how you show up every day.
  • You love the dynamic pace of a startup, are driven by innovation, and enjoy working with other smart people.

Plus, you’ll get to enjoy a number of great perks, including...

  • A generous budget for your home office.
  • Cutting-edge tools and technology.
  • Reward and recognition programs - because great work should be recognised and rewarded.
  • Cashback offers and discounts on popular brands through our Swag app.
  • Employee Share Option Program – be an owner of Employment Hero.
  • Annual Global Gathering - so far we’ve been to Thailand, Vietnam and are excited to meet in Bali in September 2024.

Are we a match?

Think we're the right match for you? Fantastic! Click 'Apply' and our talent team will reach out with the next steps.

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Employment Hero celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences, we invite people of all backgrounds and identities to apply for this position.