Research Engineer
Multimodal
Updated on 2/16/2024
Character.AI

51-200 employees

AI dialogue agent software
Company Overview
Character’s mission is to bring life to the science-fiction dream of open ended conversations and collaborations with computers. The company is using advanced neural language models to read and learn large amounts of text to ultimately produce an illusion that you are talking with the other character in real time.
AI & Machine Learning

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$150M

Founded

2021

Headquarters

Menlo Park, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

71%

1 year growth

266%

2 year growth

450%
Locations
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Apache Beam
Tensorflow
Data Structures & Algorithms
Pytorch
Apache Spark
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
AI & Machine Learning
Requirements
  • 2+ years of industry experience working deep in the weeds on hard ML problems
  • Deep understanding of designing, training, evaluating and deploying machine learning models
  • Experience with generative models for various modalities
  • Experience working with ML frameworks (Tensorflow, PyTorch, Jax, ...)
  • Experience with data processing frameworks (Spark, Beam, ...)
Responsibilities
  • Determining the type of training data needed and finding where to collect it
  • Developing new model architectures that push the state-of-the-art
  • Creating new evaluations that capture different aspects of generative outputs
  • Writing fast inference algorithms to serve models at scale
  • Working with product teams to integrate feedback mechanisms into the product
Desired Qualifications
  • Collected a new giant dataset
  • Published research papers
  • Played a critical role in shipping a new ML product that required custom components
  • Writing distributed ML infrastructure
  • Have debugged and fixed hard-to-find bugs in ML models
  • Track record of successfully owning projects from start to finish