Senior Software Engineer (m/f/d) On-site

Permanent employee, Full-time · Heidelberg

Your profile
  • You acquired knowledge in Software Engineering beyond coding, transcending languages and technologies, such as:
    • Continuous Delivery
    • Test Driven Development
    • Domain Driven Design
  • You have 8+ experience 
  • You are humble and acknowledge that there is something to learn from everybody on the team.
  • You are an explainer: A lot of decisions we make together. If the team does not understand your idea, we can unlikely act on it.
  • You have a keen eye for long feedback cycles and seek to shorten them
  • You are focused on the outcome and delivering value to the customers
Please remember that we describe the background we imagine would best fit the role. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description!
Your responsibilities
We develop and maintain various services and codebases. The most prominent are the customer facing Aleph Alpha API and our Playground UI. We also help with Data Preprocessing and Inference. For a lot of our code we use Rust because it produces very maintainable code which is easy to deploy and operate, but also use Python for its extensive ecosystem in the domain of AI. Our Frontend code is typically done with TypeScript using either React or Svelte.

  • You will take responsibility with the team to develop, maintain, document, and operate our services
  • You will shape the specification of the use cases and the technical design with our main stakeholders and the rest of the team
  • You will influence and improve the team's ways of work for example around software design, code aesthetics or processes
What you can expect from us
  • Join a high-performing engineering team, which strives to deliver value to internal and external users daily. We can not promise you that everything you work on will be fun, but we make sure everything you work on is important and meaningful
  • A high amount of inter-team collaboration due to methodologies such as Pair or Mob Programming
  • 30 days paid holiday per year
  • Flexible working hours and competitive compensation 
  • A ThinkPad, and other tech to help you to do your job
  • Regular team events
About us

Aleph Alpha was founded in 2019 with the mission to research and build the foundational technology for an era of strong AI. The team of international scientists, engineers, and innovators researches, develops, and deploys transformative AI like large language and multimodal models and runs the fastest European commercial AI cluster. Its generative AI solutions are the only choice for enterprises and governmental institutions seeking to retain independence, secure their data, and build trustworthy solutions. 

Hiring And Collaboration
We need the right people on our mission to revolutionize Europe with our technology. Our team values a result-oriented, open-minded working environment and reliable and committed colleagues. We care more about talent and purpose than formal education.

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