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Software Engineer, AI Product Engineer



Software Engineering, Product, Data Science
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

About the Role:

The hottest new programming language is English”. Tome is at the forefront of integrating advanced AI into the realm of storytelling. As we expand our horizons, we recognize the emerging field of LLM interaction layers, APIs, and prompt engineering as pivotal components of our AI/ML strategy. We are excited to announce a new role at the company, "Software Engineer - Emerging AI Products” dedicated to exploring and defining this innovative domain. This role combines software engineering expertise, rapid protoyping, and the art and science of prompt engineering, playing a crucial role in how we communicate with and direct AI systems.

What You'll Do:

  • Drive large impact on Tome's growth by shipping magical creation experiences that customers are eager to use.

  • Develop and refine techniques for LLM engineering, focusing on how to effectively communicate with AI systems to generate desired outcomes.

  • Work at the intersection of software engineering and AI, defining and pioneering the field of GenAI interaction layers at scale.

  • Collaborate closely with the AI/ML team to understand the nuances of AI responses and how prompts can be optimized for better performance and user experience.

  • Craft and develop rich application features using React & TypeScript

  • Build backends that are bulletproof, scalable, and fast using Node, TypeScript, Aurora PostgreSQL

  • Work closely with product designers to apply AI/ML for creating features that delight users and stimulate and augment creators' imagination

  • Experiment with and implement scalable systems for prompt-based interactions with AI, contributing to Tome's innovative storytelling capabilities.

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest research and trends in LLM engineering.

Who You Are:

  • You have a degree in Computer Science or a related field, with a strong foundation in software engineering principles.

  • You possess experience in software development and have explored the field of prompt engineering, either through professional projects or personal experimentation.

  • Familiarity with AI and ML concepts, especially in the context of natural language processing and generative AI models.

  • Innovative thinker with a passion for exploring new fields and defining best practices in emerging domains.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to communicate complex ideas effectively.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in a fast-paced tech environment, working with AI-driven products.

  • Contributions to the field of prompt engineering through publications, open source projects, blogs, or public speaking engagements.

  • Experience navigating open source/vendor solutions in LLM ops space (Langchain, Pinecone, Gantry, etc)

Tome Perks:

💰 Compensation & Equity

  • We offer competitive compensation & equity packages. At Tome we want you to feel ownership over the work you do and capitalize on the upside you create in the company.

🏝 Unlimited PTO

  • Take the time you need to with unlimited vacation days.

🏩 Full Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Choose the coverage that suits you.

🛌 Sick Leave

  • Unlimited. Take the days you need to feel your best and do your best work.

👼 Parental Leave

  • Tome offers 3 months of paid time off for maternity & paternity leave.

💸 Retirement

  • Tome offers a 401k plan through Human Interest

🍱 Weekly Lunch Stipend

  • Weekly UberEats credit to order a favorite meal.

🚎 Commuter Benefits

  • For those in the Bay Area we offer: up to $25/day in parking ($350 for a monthly pass) & Muni/Bart rides (up to $350/month).