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Research Engineer



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2023

About us

Character’s mission is to empower everyone with AGI. Our vision is to enable people with our technology so that they can use Character.AI any moment of any day.

Achieving our mission will require solving ambitious technical challenges, including engineering, research, and design, and we are assembling a world-class team to do so. Our founding team includes AI pioneers from Google Brain and Meta Research whose research has led to major breakthroughs in natural language understanding and dialog applications such as Transformers and Google LaMDA.

Check out our beta to get a glimpse into the future.

About the role

We are looking for people with solid engineering and machine learning skills to drive the research required for pushing the boundaries of artificial intelligence.


  • 5+ years' experience with deep learning frameworks like Pytorch, Tensorflow, Jax

  • Deep understanding of the “whole stack” when it comes to designing, training, evaluating and deploying machine learning models, especially large language models

  • Demonstrated track record of successfully owning research projects from start to finish

  • Experience with generative models for various modalities

  • Experience writing GPU kernels using CUDA or Triton.

Character is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We value diversity and encourage applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.