Overview

appliedAI is looking for a
(Senior) Software Engineer (m/f/x) – AI LegalTech,
full- or part-time

About us
The appliedAI Initiative is Germany’s largest initiative for fostering the application of AI technology in the European industrial landscape. We shape Europe’s innovative power in AI together with leading companies and tech players. We do this through close sparring and interaction with our partners on neutral ground based on delivering a unique set of assets and individual services. We build on deep technical expertise while focusing on applicability of the solutions. We create visions in the age of AI for Germany as a society, for us in a world of climate change as well as in our economy. We guide our partners to achieve their ambition in a world we want to live in.
Your mission
We are looking for an (Senior) Software Engineer in the LegalTech space as part of our newly founded Team on Trustworthy AI. The team follows the mission to enable Trustworthy AI at scale by operationalizing the upcoming AI Regulation (focusing on the EU AI Act) and by initiating trust-building activities from a user-perspective. It belongs to the broader area of MLOperations where we work alongside our colleagues on the ML processes, engineering and infrastructure.
As part of your responsibilities, you will develop and deploy (AI/ML-based tools) for operationalizing Trustworthy AI, including the requirements of upcoming AI Regulation. Your key activities will include:

Building deep knowledge about the technical requirements of the AI Act, e.g. for Data Governance, Explainability, Accuracy or Cybersecurity
Ideating technical tools, metrics or frameworks for meeting such requirements along the ML lifecycle
Collaborating with colleagues in ML processes, engineering, and infrastructure to seamlessly integrate such tools in existing processes
Developing such tools using approaches in AI/ML or SW
Evaluating and continuously improving new tools with partners of aAI and the Ecosystem
Monitoring and maintenance and the handling of feature requests

The role is available as full-time or part-time (from 20h/week).
Your profile
Master’s or PhD degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent
+2-3 years of experience in corporate R&D, ideally in the context of AI/ML Development
Strong software engineering skills: you write clean and maintainable Python code. Experience with other languages (e.g., Go) is a plus
Confident with unit and integration testing
Experience with CI/CD (preferably Gitlab CI)
Experience with Linux and containerization technologies (Docker and preferably Kubernetes)
Solid understanding of EU Regulation (e.g. CE-Marking, GDPR)
Excited about the opportunity to drive the Legal-Tech Ecosystem in Europe
Good communication skills and a team player attitude across disciplines
Fluent in English

Nice to have:

Experience with tools for data versioning, experiment tracking, workflow orchestration, and/or model deployment
Experience with monitoring frameworks
Experience with cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, GCP)
Experience in regulated application domains (e.g., finance, healthcare, …)

What we offer
A highly qualified and motivated team of ~70 people is on a journey to change the rapidly evolving European AI Landscape. ~25 of us have a strong scientific, engineering or CS background.

Flexibility to choose/switch between our new office spaces in Heilbronn, Munich, and remote work
Take on responsibility in scaling a thought leading organization on its way to becoming a lighthouse initiative for Europe, shaping the future of our economy
Being part of a new team on a hot topic with chance to create new things
A chance to generate impact by enabling many AI developers to achieve compliance easier
An atmosphere that encourages you to think and experiment in new ways with software, hardware, and processes
A highly visible initiative that helps you to build a large and high-level network of start-ups, partners, and tech companies
Budget to develop your skills within the team
Budget to visit important conferences, read up on papers and develop your skills with the team – potentially showcasing results at e.g. GTC
Internal seminar in machine learning and computer science
Egym Wellpass membership
Public transport subsidy
Coffee and snacks at the office, team events, etc.

Please submit your application here .
Juliane Haspel (Senior HR Business Partner)
appliedAI Initiative GmbH,
Freddie-Mercury-Str. 5, 80797 München
Tel.: 089 / 541 986 9825