AI Systems Engineer


$50 - $100
Contract - W2
Contract - 12 Month(s)


Bot ServiceAzure
C #
C # programming
Systems Engineer
cloud computing
communication skills
computational Linguistics
computer science
deep learning
help desk
natural language processing
product development
project management
responsible AI
software development
web applications

Job Details

We re assisting our client with their search for a long-term contract AI Engineer. This role will be identifying new opportunities to leverage AI and maintaining documentation for existing solutions use and deployments. You will be providing technical support to troubleshoot and resolve issues related to the AI's functionality, responding to incidents and relevant AI help desk tickets, training end users in AI best practices. You will work daily to achieve the goal of empowering and augmenting our client s human capital with AI capabilities.
Location: Hybrid Remote, Bellevue, WA
Length of Assignment: 1+ year
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(K), PTO, HTO, paid holidays, and STD/LTD/AD&D!

  • Strict adherence to established software development and project management procedures, many of which are based on nuclear and international standards.
  • You will build safe and responsible AI systems.
  • Working collaboratively with cross?functional teams to discuss product development, identify uses of AI tools, and figure out how to leverage tools to make processes more efficient
  • Drafting, refining, and testing text prompts to make sure they are yielding the desired outcome
  • Collaborate closely with subject matter experts to gather insights and domain knowledge for effective intent creation
  • Ensure the most efficient use of a constellation of different state?of?the?art AI models deployed on our Azure tenant infrastructure.
  • Optimizing text prompts based on feedback from users
  • Staying up to date with the latest developments in AI and machine learning
  • Use LLMs to process large data swaths, create desired outcomes, and shape bot logic
  • Use Excel and basic analysis tools to evaluate the efficiency of the LLM prompts

Key Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computational Linguistics, or a related field
  • 2+ years experience in developing and deploying web applications. Preference will be given to tools that employ chatbot or conversational AI systems.
  • Ability to quickly learn the quickly evolving fundamentals of modern AI architectures
  • In?depth knowledge of natural language processing techniques
  • 2+ years of C# programming with familiarity with other programing languages (Python, R, etc.)
  • Understanding of deep learning architectures and frameworks
  • Own problems end?to?end, and are willing to pick up whatever knowledge you're missing to get the job done
  • Have a good intuition for when off?the?shelf solutions will work, but ability to build tools to accelerate your own workflow quickly if they won t
  • Have the ability to move fast in an environment where things are sometimes loosely defined and may have competing priorities or deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team, and implement feedback quickly
  • Excellent problem?solving and analytical abilities
  • Strong communication skills
  • (preferred) Fluent in the processes described in IEEE/IEC/ISO 29148:2018.
  • (preferred) 2+ years of experience in an organization with a strong nuclear safety culture (other OSHA compliant organizational cultures can be considered equivalent).
  • (preferred) 2+ years of experience in an organization with classified or similarly controlled records.
  • (preferred) Experience verifying compliance and testing the safety of Generative AI systems.
  • (preferred) One or more prior projects leveraging retrieval augmented generation.
  • (required) One of more prior projects leveraging the OpenAI API (or equivalent).
  • Ability to quantitatively demonstrate the value of your AI solutions in service to a nuclear design organization.
  • Intuitive understanding of cloud computing (containerization, Kubernetes, etc.) and cloud networking (virtual networks, firewalls, etc.) in the Azure ecosystem.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the following technologies:
    • Microsoft Bot Builder Framework SDK
    • Azure Cosmos DB
    • Azure Bot Service
    • Azure Container Service
  • Strong communication skills desired

Estimated Compensation for the role has a low end range of $50.00/hr to a high end range of $100.00/hr. These rates are estimates and can vary depending on experience.
*This Organization Participates in E-Verify* This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.
About Hansell Tierney: Hansell Tierney is one of the premier staffing and recruiting companies in the Pacific Northwest. Launched in 2001, we are a woman-owned business that serves and staffs Northwest organizations by doing things the right way, not just the easiest way. Hansell Tierney partners with candidates and clients to match the best candidates with interesting local opportunities. We navigate every relationship with the highest level of discretion and service while holding ourselves accountable to our promises. Our business thrives on our deep understanding of the job market and our ability to skillfully tailor our recruitment process to meet our clients unique needs.