Senior AI Engineer (Remote)



Software Engineering, Data Science
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

About Yogi

At Yogi, we help some of the most recognizable brands in the world create better products and user experiences by providing deep insight into customer feedback via Yogi’s reviews and ratings analysis SaaS platform.

Our customers range from industries such as personal care, beauty, pet care, food and beverage, and electronics, and each has leveraged the unique insights that Yogi surfaces to make impactful business decisions that benefit their customers.

At Yogi, we aggregate and analyze millions of product reviews across the web from hundreds of sources with the power of AI. Advanced Natural Language Processing (NLP) and GenAI are at our core. We automatically and at scale understand the content of any review which we turn into competitive insights that enable consumer brands to explore market trends, refine product placements, and improve retailer performance.

Our intuitive app brings these insights to life for product researchers, customer insights teams, and marketing leaders, enabling them to uncover nuanced themes that were once inaccessible across diverse review data sources.

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced ML/AI engineer with background in Natural Language Processing to join our small product team of ambitious and talented people. We are building an AI platform that allow customer to quickly grasp the voice of the customer at scale and capture previously inaccessible, nuanced themes that were hidden in consumer reviews. We are looking for someone who can carve a path to solution in a dynamic environment where we plan in quarters not in years. This role is focused on applying your theoretical knowledge and expertise directly into work going into the product, transforming theory into practice. The output of this position is immediately customer facing and will be in everyday use by those who will come to depend on it.

What you will do
  • Develop innovative solutions and models based on Large Language Models to enhance understanding and generation of natural language in our platform.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in NLP and LLMs in general; translate complex theoretical ideas into practical solutions for direct product implementations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, integrating your models into the product pipeline.
  • Define evaluation metrics and monitoring performance; take those learnings and apply them to optimize the customer experience and improvements in our products.
  • Help define data acquisition, cleaning and exploration approaches.

Ideal Candidate Competencies
  • Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent practical experiences.
  • 4+ years of experience building software that has gone into production.
  • Proven experience with Large Language Models and Natural Language Processing technologies, both API based like OpenAI and open source models.
  • Strong programming skills in Python and familiarity with data science libraries and frameworks.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive product-oriented results.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and communicate complex ideas effectively.
  • Strong knowledge of machine learning algorithms, statistical modeling techniques, and application to real-world tasks.
  • Proficiency in handling and manipulating large datasets.

Why Yogi?

We are in a very compelling position as a company. We have multiple brand-name customers such as Nestle and Microsoft at significant contract sizes with consistent renewals. We achieved strong revenue growth, renewals, and upsells over the years despite being a smaller company. We just raised a strong Series A in a downmarket due to the traction and the potential that investors and customers see in us. From a timing perspective, we are ready to take Yogi to the next level.

To meet our ambitious goals, we need to bring on the right people in the right places to our team. At Yogi, you can have as much responsibility as you’re able to handle. This is the place where you can work on greenfield problems and accelerate your professional development. You’ll work closely with talented people from diverse backgrounds as well as directly with the founders. So if you have an interest in doing more in your career and significantly influencing the success of your company, then Yogi is the right fit for you.