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Senior Software Engineer, Machine Learning - Generative AI



Software Engineering, Data Science
Bellevue, WA, USA · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 5, 2023

What is SeekOut?

SeekOut helps thousands of organizations hire, grow, and retain great talent with its people-first talent optimization platform and proven expertise in diverse and hard-to-find talent. In our digital age, organizations are overflowing with data—yet few deeply understand their employees because people data is siloed and disconnected. Your people are the real difference makers—and once you know their passions, experiences, and the opportunities that will get them to where they want to go, you can better align their skills, capabilities, and career paths to the needs of the business. SeekOut unifies talent acquisition, talent management, and talent analytics to help you grow the people you have and find the people you need. Six of the top 10 most valuable companies in the United States trust SeekOut as their single platform for managing and recruiting talent.

SeekOut is recognized on Forbes’ list of America’s Best Startup Employers, Deloitte’s Fast 500, and the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies. In 2021, SeekOut was crowned GeekWire Startup of the year. Founded in 2017, SeekOut has raised $189 million in funding, from leading investors like Tiger Global Management, Madrona Venture Group, Mayfield, and Founders Circle Capital. For more information, visit

What are we looking to add to our team?

This role involves working with machine learning models, integrating with Large Language Models (LLMs) / Generative pre-trained (GPT) models and using state of the art frameworks and libraries in the LLM stack. The components and algorithms you design will handle billions of transactions and do so with sub-second latency and in a fault tolerant manner. We are looking for candidates who share a passion for tackling large scale challenges and building platforms that can scale through multiple orders of magnitude. Here are the responsibilities for this position, but as a people-first company, we see beyond your current skillset today; we welcome all people’s multitude of experiences!

  • Leading designs of major software components, systems, and features
  • Work with cloud-hosted and self-hosted LLMs
  • Fine tuning ML models and deploying them in cloud environments
  • Building high scale, low latency infrastructure and APIs
  • Driving features end-to-end from ideation to delivery working closely with other Engineers and Product managers
  • Providing technical leadership, coaching, and mentoring

What you will do:

  • Work across Project Management, Product and Engineering teams to design and build features.
  • Take ownership of a feature area and delivering consistent improvements
  • Write clean code with unit tests
  • Participate in code reviews

You will be a great match if you have:

  • Familiarity with using OpenAI or open source LLMs like Llama 2
  • Fostered a working environment that believes in Kindness, Gratitude, and Curiosity!
  • The equivalent of 5 years of software development experience as a software engineer or related role
  • Familiarity with API design
  • Familiarity with Python
  • Familiarity with a cloud development environment such as Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud Platform
  • Familiarity with .NET and C# would be a bonus

Our Commitment to Pay Fairness:

At SeekOut, pay equity is at the heart of our compensation philosophy and approach. Our goal is to provide a transparent, fair and rewarding environment where team members are equitably compensated for substantially similar work, feel supported, and ultimately choose to grow their careers here at SeekOut. To ensure fairness for new hires and existing team members, we factor in an individual's unique skills and experience, market data, and the internal equity of the team.

Base Salary Hiring Range: $125,930 to $163,710 annually

SeekOut offers an industry-leading benefits package which includes:

  • Health benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, health savings and flexible spending accounts
  • Stock Options
  • Stipends for home office, education, and wellness
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Company paid holidays, including Juneteenth and Indigenous People’s Day
  • Paid parental leave for birthing and non-birthing parents
  • Retirement plan with company match
  • In-office perks include transportation & parking subsidies, daily lunch service, snacks & beverages, and wellness room

Our Dedication to a Diverse Workforce:

SeekOut condemns discrimination, racism, and racial injustice in all forms. Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, SeekOut will honor your experiences, perspectives, and unique identity. Together, we strive to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. We are accelerating our efforts through our products and policies to take action and advance definitive, measurable policies and practices that eliminate racism and discrimination.