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Sr. GenAI Engineer

Prosper Marketplace

Prosper Marketplace

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024
The Role
We are aggressively growing our engineering team to support our various financial products, including a new product to be launched this year. Artificial Intelligence is integral to our core products and a vital part of our business. Our ability to innovate and rapidly deploy AI/ML solutions remain a critical component of our success.
We are seeking motivated software engineers to work on our interdisciplinary scrum teams, building large scale systems at Prosper Marketplace. The ideal candidate is passionate about learning the Fintech domain and delivering cutting-edge, high-quality solutions to solve business problems. We utilize a progressive, test-driven, Agile development methodology that places a high premium on communication, teamwork, sound design and clean implementation.

Problems You Will Solve

  • Architect, build, maintain, deploy, and support the internal GenAI platform (API/SDKs, services, platform backend, integration with third-party models and vendors, etc.).
  • Design and build advanced GenAI plugins and services that streamline workflows and develop novel solutions to tackle complex challenges.
  • Conduct code reviews and PR reviews for contributions from within the team and from the firm’s inner source contributors.
  • Collaborate with our DevOps team to develop and maintain efficient CI/CD pipelines and processes, enhancing our development lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with our Cloud Engineering team to build and maintain a multi-cloud platform offering and leverage model offerings across multiple cloud providers, adhering to industry best practices.
  • Work with our research, product, data, and UI/UX teams to ensure requirements are being met in the platform build-out.
  • Design and implement best practices for Vector DB architecture, including data modeling, entitlements, indexing, and query optimization.
  • Stay ahead of the curve in Generative AI and LLMs, collaborating with our research team to ensure timely capabilities on the platform.
  • Produce clear and detailed design and technical documentation for our APIs, features, tools, and other platform capabilities, ensuring transparency, accessibility, and ease of use.

All About You

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or related field.
  • 8+ years of experience in designing, developing, deploying and monitoring solutions in a production environment.
  • 2+ years of experience working with LLMs, Natural Language Processing (NLP), LangChain and/or prompt engineering.
  • 5+ years of industry experience in Python development.
  • Strong experience designing SDKs and REST and/or GraphQL APIs for integrating with internal business applications and third-party vendors.
  • Strong experience with system architecture design and deploying scalable, reliable, and thoroughly tested systems in business-critical production environments.
  • Experience with FastAPI, Pydantic, SQLAlchemy, Pandas.
  • Experience with integration of cloud provider services including GCP Vertex, Azure OpenAI services or AWS Bedrock.
  • You have experience in building large-scale, performant distributed software systems.
  • Experience with writing self-documented code and conducting design/code reviews.
  • Experience with high-level performance optimization and troubleshooting bottlenecks.
  • Strategic planning skills and team player who can lead by example.

What We Offer

  • The opportunity to collaborate with a team of creative, fun, and driven colleagues on products that have an immediate and significant impact on people's lives
  • The opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with experienced industry leaders
  • Flexible time off, comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, paid parental leave
  • Wellness benefits including access to mental health resources, virtual HIIT and yoga workouts
  • A bevy of other perks including Udemy access, childcare assistance, pet insurance discounts, legal assistance, and additional discounts.
About Our Technology Team
We are growing our Technology team to support our various financial products. The ideal candidate is passionate about learning the Fintech domain and delivering cutting-edge, high-quality solutions to solve business problems. We utilize a progressive, test-driven, Agile development methodology that places a high premium on communication, teamwork, sound design and clean implementation.
About Us
Founded in 2005 as the first peer-to-peer marketplace lending platform in the U.S., Prosper was built on a simple idea: connect people who want to borrow money with those who want to invest. Since inception, Prosper has helped more than a million people gain access to affordable credit with over $25 billion in loans originated through its platform. Our mission is to help our customers advance their financial well-being through a variety of products including personal loans, credit, home equity lines of credit (HELOC), and our newest product, HELoan. Our diverse culture rewards accountability and cross functional teamwork because we believe this encourages innovative thinking and helps us deliver on our mission.
We’re on a mission to hire the very best, and we are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere. It is important to us that every hire connects with our vision, mission, and core values. Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all!
Our Values
Diversity expands opportunities
Collaboration creates better solutions
Curiosity fuels our innovation
Integrity defines all our relationships
Excellence leads to longevity
Simplicity guides our user experience
Accountability at all levels drives results
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