Backend Engineer-LATAM

| Latham, NY, USA | Remote
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WoPa.ai (Work Paths to Work Passion) is an AI Career Companion leveraging cutting-edge technology and artificial intelligence to help professionals define, plan, and find their best careers, their Ikigai. For the first time, Gen AI allows us to spearhead a mission dedicated to fostering not just better, but more fulfilling and highly productive careers. This endeavor goes beyond personal aspirations; it is a collective commitment to reshaping our well-being and optimizing the collective utilization of human talent within our civilization. Join us in shaping a future where work is not just a means of livelihood but a source of profound satisfaction and accomplishment.


Our vision is supported and funded by AI Fund, founded by Dr. Andrew Ng, a venture studio backed by NEA, Softbank, Sequoia, and Greylock, that bridges AI technology and critical applications.


We seek an exceptional and self-motivated Backend Software Engineer to join our core engineering team. The ideal teammate is an experienced professional looking to take ownership of the development of a new RAG LLM solution - from data pipelines to analyzing performance in a production environment. Since you’ll be joining an early-stage startup at the ground level, you’ll need to be able to wear multiple hats and thrive while working in a dynamic environment. This is a remote role that will be based in LATAM.

Responsibilities of the Role Include:

  • Developing complex backend services using Python language, server-side logic and API’s to facilitate seamless communication
  • Leveraging models such as GPT, OpenAI, Gemini or similar to developer innovative solutions Explore and implement RAG methodology to enhance the relevance and coherence of generated content.
  • Design, optimization and management of databases with experience in both relational databases (such as PostgreSQL) and vector databases. 
  • Making architectural contributions and decisions to constantly improve the reliability of our software and maintainability of our codebase.
  • Implementing test-driven code using modern techniques.
  • Following agile processes with a focus on delivering production-ready testable code in small iterations.

You Should be:

  • Curious to learn and assimilate information quickly, enthusiastic to share and teach others.
  • Keenly analytical and obsessed about problem-solving.
  • An outstanding communicator with sound interpersonal skills.
  • Strongly interested in fast-moving AI technologies and continuous learning.
  • Able to work autonomously and resourcefully in a fast-paced startup environment.

Requirements For the Role Include:

  • a minimum of 2 years of work experience, primarily as a Python backend engineer 
  • Expertise in Python demonstrated by implementing multiple production-grade projects in frameworks such as Django, Flask or FastAPI
  • Experience with concepts in API development, Postgres, cloud computing, and data engineering
  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience 
  • Familiarity with generative LLM fine-tuning and prompt engineering 
  • Professional experience designing, training and deploying machine learning models a plus
  • Regular contributions to popular open source projects a plus
More Information on AI Fund
AI Fund operates in the Artificial Intelligence industry. The company is located in Palo Alto, CA. AI Fund was founded in 2017. It has 34 total employees. To see all 16 open jobs at AI Fund, click here.
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