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Senior/Principal Generative AI Engineer

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We're seeking a rare talent with deep technical expertise in Large Language Models (LLMs) and a proven track record in generative AI implementation. As a pioneer in this field, you'll have the opportunity to shape the future of AI in Australia and secure your spot as a market leader.

The Opportunity:
Australia's generative AI landscape is still in its early stages, with most organisations in the experimentation phase. Our clients, however, are ahead of the curve and need your expertise to drive innovation and stay ahead of the competition. This is a chance to make a real impact and leave a lasting legacy.


  • Drive continuous improvement and innovation in model training, evaluation, and deployment
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to embed generative AI solutions into existing products and services
  • Communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders as a subject matter expert
  • Stay ahead of industry trends and advancements in generative AI
  • Mentor and inspire junior team members to become the next generation of AI leaders
  • Contribute to the growth and development of the Australian generative AI community


  • Demonstrated experience in end-to-end ML model productionisation and complex generative AI implementation
  • Advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or related field
  • Extensive experience in AI, with a focus on NLP, Deep-Learning, chatbots, and Generative AI
  • Proven experience working with hyper-scale datasets and large language models
  • Previous experience in successful start-ups and/or generative AI market leaders (e.g., NVIDIA, META, Google, Microsoft, Anthropic) is desirable
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to drive innovation, foster collaboration, and deliver impactful results in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong programming skills in Python, TensorFlow, PyTorch, or similar

What's on Offer:

  • Competitive salary range: $180K-$300K + Super + Shares
  • Opportunity to shape the future of generative AI in Australia
  • Collaborative and dynamic work environment with like-minded innovators
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Professional development and growth opportunities to stay ahead of the curve

Overseas applicants welcome, with sponsorship opportunities available from two of our clients

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Matthew Baillie on 02 8289 3136 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Information Technology

Focus: AI / Robotics

Industry: IT

Salary: AUD180,000 - AUD300,000 per annum + Super + Shares

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Director

Location: Sydney

Job Reference: 1971640/001

Date posted: 21 May 2024

Consultant: Matthew Baillie

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