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Software Engineer II, AI



Software Engineering, Data Science
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
About the Position
We are looking for a talented Software Engineer to join our team and drive the development and deployment of cutting-edge AI solutions. In this role, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, test, and maintain AI applications that power innovative products across FiscalNote. You will work on diverse projects spanning the entire tech stack, from infrastructure and back-end data management to UX and data delivery.
You will have the chance to explore new technologies to ensure we can offer state-of-the-art quality in a constantly evolving industry. Reporting to the Director of AI Development, you will play a crucial role in supporting the company's growth and success.
About the Team
The FiscalNote AI team is tasked with maintaining and developing new and existing AI tools, with the goal of making them as ubiquitous as air and as simple as a pencil. We are data scientists, engineers, and product managers who share a passion for delivering powerful and reliable AI systems. We’re all about ideas that get beyond the lab. We drive the future through new products that delight, and efficiency gains measured by evolutionary and revolutionary leaps. We leave our internal and external customers amazed and speechless. Then we grab lunch.
About You
You are an autodidact and have a passion for learning and continuously improving your skills. You aren’t afraid to dive into unknown challenges, get started quickly, and then share what you’ve learned.
You are a strong communicator. You have experience working collaboratively on distributed teams. You’re comfortable with writing or presenting about your work. You aim to be clear and concise. You know your audience.
You are efficient and highly organized. You believe in the importance of project management processes for effective team execution. You aim to automate anything you’ll do more than twice.
You act like an owner. You have a sense of responsibility to ensure the success of your projects. You are proactive about addressing ambiguity and roadblocks.

What to Expect in this Position

  • You will develop and maintain AI-powered applications using Python and other programming languages as needed. You will work across the stack.
  • You will work cross-functionally with engineers, data scientists, PMs, and analysts to build, test, and deploy solutions.
  • You will write high-quality, well-documented, and reusable code.
  • You will help select and monitor metrics to measure application performance, reliability, and impact.
  • You will collaborate with other teams to ensure smooth integration of AI applications into our products.
  • You will focus on efficiency and be pragmatic about how to solve business needs.
  • You will stay up-to-date with the latest AI technologies and methodologies and share knowledge with the team.

What Sets You Apart

  • 3+ years of industry experience in software engineering
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and debugging skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong experience in the Python ecosystem is essential
  • Strong experience with Linux and CLIs
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with SQL and relational databases
  • Experience leveraging LLMs in applications
  • Experience with container orchestration tools such as Docker (required) or Kubernetes (preferred)
  • Familiarity with LangChain and RAG is a plus
  • Familiarity with React and TypeScript is a plus
  • Experience with knowledge graphs and their applications is a plus