Machine Learning Engineer

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What Openai is looking for in applicants

About the team

The OpenAI Applied AI Research team acts as a bridge between the research organization and our customers. By working on real world use cases we learn what our technology is capable of today, and which research areas might be interesting to focus our research efforts in for the future.

We’re looking for a Machine Learning Engineer to work directly with close partners and large enterprise customers to make them successful with OpenAI’s technology. You’ll help customers with solution design and implementation details.

In this role you will:

  • Take our latest AI technology and integrate it into our partners’ solutions
  • Partner with sales, product and engineering teams to design solutions for strategic partnerships
  • Design and implement the API on partners’ internal infrastructure
  • Serve as the technical consultant for customers during their integration
  • Drive relationships with external technical audiences of all kinds — from an engineer to the CTO — to understand business objectives and translate requirements into solutions
  • Work on solutions-oriented engineering and research problems
  • Develop integration support material and documentation for new products and features
  • Contribute to our enterprise strategy

You might enjoy this role if you: 

  • 3+ years work experience in machine learning. Consulting or customer-facing experience is a plus. 
  • Enjoy working directly with customers and solving their problems
  • Opening up the boundaries on practical AI technologies
  • Thrive in driving ambiguity towards clarity
  • Like collaborating across teams and functions
  • Enjoy running experiments in a rigorous way

About OpenAI

OpenAI is an AI research and deployment company dedicated to ensuring that general-purpose artificial intelligence benefits all of humanity. We push the boundaries of the capabilities of AI systems and seek to safely deploy them to the world through our products. AI is an extremely powerful tool that must be created with safety and human needs at its core, and to achieve our mission, we must encompass and value the many different perspectives, voices, and experiences that form the full spectrum of humanity. 

At OpenAI, we believe artificial intelligence has the potential to help people solve immense global challenges, and we want the upside of AI to be widely shared. Join us in shaping the future of technology.

Benefits and Perks
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
  • Mental health and wellness support
  • 401(k) plan with 4% matching 
  • Unlimited time off and 18+ company holidays per year 
  • Paid parental leave (20 weeks) and family-planning support
  • Annual learning & development stipend ($1,500 per year)
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or other legally protected statuses. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, and requests can be made via

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