Overview

appliedAI is looking for a
Senior Software Engineer (m/f/x) – Python
Location: Munich / Heilbronn / remote

About us
The appliedAI Initiative is Germany’s largest initiative for fostering the application of AI technology in the German 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 the 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 a Senior Software Engineer to strengthen the international MLOps team at appliedAI. In the MLOps team we support our partners to run ML projects with confidence; improving the efficiency and effectiveness of ML teams, providing transparency into the process, and being compliant with the regulations. For this purpose, we are developing an MLOps framework, which is used by our partners and in internal projects.
As part of your responsibilities, you will be further developing this framework, enabling us and our partners to scale ML projects to production. Your key activities will include:

working as part of our Scrum development team
shaping architectural decisions regarding the framework development
writing and reviewing code for the MLOps framework and tooling
supporting rollout and operation of our MLOps application stack
engaging with different internal experts and external stakeholders

Your profile
Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent
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)
Committed to learning new things and technologies
Good communication skills and a team player attitude
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, …)
German language skills

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.

A diverse job, you will be working in an emerging field and touch many tools and technologies
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
Flexibility to choose / switch between our amazing office space Munich Urban Colab in Schwabing, Innovation Park AI in Heilbronn and remote work
Pick your hardware setup
Budget and time to visit important conferences, read papers and develop your skills with the team – potentially showcasing results at relevant events
Access to the newest technology in the AI domain. We operate clusters with ML optimized systems such as Nvidia’s DGX or IBM Power9 servers, we work with pre-release software of our partners and test other novel hardware systems like FPGA accelerators or Franka Emika robots. You can also use all of this for your personal projects.
Hottest topics of the next decade and freedom and trust to initiate your own activities
Want to learn about robotics, autonomous drones or smart factories? All of this is happening at appliedAI
Internal seminar in machine learning and computer science
Access to the UnternehmerTUM MakerSpace for personal projects
Qualitrain membership
Free food, coffee, snacks, etc.
(Optional) after work Fridays and monthly dinners

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