Founding Machine Learning Engineer

New York City or Toronto

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Covered by >100 media outlets, GPTZero's mission is to restore information quality and transparency on the internet. We are the lead platform for detecting AI-generated text and finding the origin of text.

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As a founding MLE, you’ll build machine learning models that power AI-detection and verification at GPTZero. You’ll engage in the entire life cycle, from research, data, training, evaluation, and deployment. You’ll be building cutting-edge models with a global reach for over 1M users.



  • Design, train, and fine-tune state-of-the-art large language models

  • Build efficient and scalable ML training and inference systems

  • Build pipelines to generate synthetic datasets of AI text and ingest datasets of human text

  • Design prompts to adversarially attack our models

  • Research the literature for state-of-the-art methods and models to solve novel problems

  • Work closely with product teams to develop intuitive applications



  • Proficiency in Python and PyTorch

  • Past experience with applied NLP models (i.e. Transformer models)

  • Ability to scope, plan, and execute projects independently

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills

  • Wear multiple hats and be a leader as our team grows

  • Work with 5 hours of overlap with Eastern Standard Time

  • Bonus: experience with distributed training

  • Bonus: experience with classic NLP (NER, POS tagging)

  • Bonus: publications at top-tier ML venues

  • Bonus: Understanding of how machine learning models fail in the wild


Our Perks

  • 🏥 Health, dental, and mental health benefits

  • 💻 Remote work with co-working hubs in Toronto and NYC

  • 🚀 Competitive salary and equity

  • 🏝 Generous PTO and holidays

  • 🎉 Regular company retreats

  • 🙌 Wellness and learning stipend

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Tags: LLMs Machine Learning ML models NLP Pipelines Python PyTorch Research

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Equity / stock options Health care Home office stipend Salary bonus Team events Wellness

Region: North America
Countries: Canada United States

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