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AI Engineer



Software Engineering, Data Science
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, March 11, 2024

Why Harvey

Harvey is a secure AI platform for professionals in law, tax, and finance that augments productivity and automates complex workflows. Harvey uses algorithms with reasoning-adept LLMs that have been customized by our expert team of lawyers, engineers and research scientists. We’ve found product market fit and are scaling our team very quickly. Some reasons to join Harvey are:

  • Exceptional product market fit: We have partnered with the largest law firms and professional service providers in the world like A&O, PwC, and many others.

  • Strategic investors: Raised over $100 million from strategic investors including Sequoia, Kleiner Perkins, and the OpenAI Startup Fund.

  • World-class team: Harvey is hiring the best technical and non-technical talent from places like DeepMind, Google Brain, Stripe, FAIR, Tesla Autopilot, Superhuman, and Glean.

  • Partnerships: Our engineers and researchers work directly with OpenAI to build the future of generative AI and redefine professional services.

  • Performance: $0-20M ARR in the last 12 months.

  • Value: Top of market cash and equity compensation.

About the Role

As an AI Engineer at Harvey, you will develop and ship best-in-class AI solutions and iterate based on customer feedback from our users. You will work closely with our Legal Research and Product teams to build optimized systems that deliver value to our customers. We are looking for individuals with past AI / ML experience that are excited about building the agentic professional services systems of the future.

This role is based in San Francisco, CA. We use an in-person work model and offer relocation assistance to new employees.


  • Product Iteration: Build novel AI-native workflows end-to-end, finding the balance between state-of-the-art and pragmatism.

  • Stability: Deeply understand customer needs and identify product improvements, evaluating and improving our systems over time.

  • Large Scale Data Processing: Work with a variety of large, unstructured data sources to develop our products.

  • Prototyping: Identify new opportunities for AI solutions based on client needs, and set the direction and roadmap required to implement them.

  • Evaluation: Design and implement analytics-driven evaluation systems that enable product growth.


Candidates should have 2+ YoE (post-BS/MS) in an AI / ML role. Additionally, you may be a strong fit for this role if you:

  • Are excited about redefining knowledge work through an AI-native lens.

  • Are self-directed and comfortable working autonomously.

  • Communicate both low-level technical details and high-level strategic plans effectively.

  • Have experience driving long-term, ambiguous research projects to completion - ideally with significant practical impact.

  • Maintain a high personal velocity and move with urgency and agency.

  • Have excellent quantitative intuition and problem solving skills.


In consideration of market analysis and relevant factors, the salary range for this position is set between $190,000 and $260,000. However, adjustments outside of this range may be considered for candidates whose qualifications significantly differ from those outlined in the job description. Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in our equity plan and benefits program. Benefits include, but not limited to: Comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage, retirement benefits (401k match up to 4%), and flexible PTO.

Harvey is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law.