Principal AI Engineer, NLP, LLMs | NLP PEOPLE


Job Title: Principal AI Engineer, NLP, LLMs
Employer: NLP PEOPLE
Location: London, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent
Reference Number: 10826_20ae6d58c148517c108f34eff9bb9618


Job Details:

Principal AI Engineer, NLP, Large Language Models, Drug Discovery

West London – office based 4 days per week

Highly competitive salary + BUPA + high Bonus

We’re looking for an MSc/PhD level AI Engineer/AI Scientist. An Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning expert to contribute to a transformational change in the way drug discovery is done with a high growth, fast-paced biotechnology company.

The Principal AI Engineer will specialise in NLP/LLMs bringing in-depth expertise – real problem-solving ‘under the bonnet’ knowhow of LLMs eg. GPT-4, Claude, Huggingface, LLaMA, LangChain, LlamaIndex, Pinecone etc.

• Co-developing and implementing cutting-edge in-house AI capabilities and infrastructure primarily in the domain of NLP and, specifically, LLMs to support drug discovery
• Responsibility for software and data engineering projects and development/maintenance of computational platform infrastructure to support AI-driven drug discovery
• Review and development of existing platform engineering solutions to support bioinformaticians, computational and discovery biologists, oligonucleotide chemists and business analysts

You will need:
• MSc/PhD and ideally 4+ years post-doctoral or similar experience, in AI/Machine Learning, Textual Analysis/Natural Language Processing and Transformer technology/Large Language Models
• Experience in Network Science and modern statistical methods would be a plus
• Proven track record of contributions to large AI domain software and data engineering projects relevant to the life sciences, ideally in drug discovery, preferably in a biotech start-up environment
• Strong interpersonal skills which support team cohesion while being able to provide direct and constructive feedback and solutions
• Well-developed communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both in writing (reports, publications in scientific journals, etc) and via oral presentations
• Ability to think critically and demonstrate troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
• Experience of collaborative projects with other biopharma partners would be an advantage

Knowledge/experience – will include several of:
• The application of AI/ML approaches to problems in the Life Sciences
• NLP and Large Language Models eg. GPT-4, Claude, Huggingface, LLaMA, LangChain, LlamaIndex, Pinecone etc.
• Tools, techniques, and processes of modern software development, e.g. version control, CI/CD, DevOps, and DataOps
• Cloud native technologies and approaches such as Docker and Kubernetes
• Cloud computing environments with a preference for AWS
• UX/UI design and deployment an advantage
• Engineering and data solutions to support bioinformatic workflow design and development, with a focus on ML/AI applications
• Data management techniques for large-scale scientific data sets
• High level programming skills in a number of modern programming languages such as Java, C/C++, R and Python
• SOA NLP APIs and Machine Learning / Deep Learning frameworks
• Translating user requirements into workflow designs/specifications
• Building and optimising data processing pipelines e.g. Nextflow/Nextflow Tower, SQL/NoSQL
• Experience with graph databases is highly desirable

You will be joining a stunning, world class, tech team of problem solvers.

Some of the wider benefits:

BUPA for self + partner/family Discretionary bonus 10% employer pension contribution

Principal AI Scientist Principal AI Engineer Machine Learning Engineer NLP Engineer

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £73,685.00-£100,767.00 per year

• Company pension
• Private medical insurance
• Work from home

• Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:
• Bonus scheme

Application question(s):
• Are you comfortable working from a west London office 4 days per week?

• Bachelor’s (required)

Work authorisation:
• United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in London

Reference ID: RWAAIEngineer


Richard Wheeler Associates

Qualifications: Language requirements: Specific requirements: Educational level: Level of experience (years):

Senior (5+ years of experience)

Tagged as: Industry , Language Modeling , Machine Learning , Natural Language Processing , NLP , United Kingdom



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