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Staff AI Research Engineer



Software Engineering, Data Science
United States
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

You.com is an AI Assistant that makes you more productive, creative, and extraordinary.

About the Role:

You.com is hiring a Staff AI Research Engineer to lead the development of AI across both LLM and Search. This role is dedicated to pushing the state-of-the-art in what is capable for LLMs and Search.


  • Architect and build data pipelines for training, fine-tuning, and evaluating LLMs.

  • Optimize LLM inference for speed and quality.

  • Augment and manage the core infrastructure of you.com LLMs and the surrounding model management and orchestration.


  • Strong experience training, fine-tuning, improving, and maintaining large-scale LLMs.

  • Excellent programming and systems understanding

  • Independently driven and holds themselves to very high standards


  • PhD/MS in Machine Learning, Computer Science, or related areas

  • Experience building distributed systems for search, crawling the web, and data pipelines.

About You.com:

You.com is personalized, truthful, accurate, and transparent. It can provide the best answers to your questions and help you achieve tasks, from everyday queries to complex challenges.

You.com was founded by leading AI research scientists Richard Socher, the former Chief Scientist of Salesforce and the third most-cited researcher in natural language processing and one of the TIME100 AI honorees for 2023, and Bryan McCann, a lead research scientist at Salesforce Research specializing in deep learning and NLP.

Named one of Time’s “Best Inventions” in 2022 and one of Fortune’s 50 AI Innovators in 2023, You.com was the first search engine to offer a consumer-facing LLM with real-time internet access for factual, verifiable, and up-to-date responses.

Recognized as one of the most popular generative AI tools globally, You.com extends these advancements to other LLMs and AI chatbots, bringing trust, accuracy, and transparency with real-time web access and news through its YOU API offering — the first full web index built for LLMs — as well as a production-ready YOU LLM OS.