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Lead Machine Learning Engineer - LLM Development
Join a Game-Changing SaaS Startup

Full-Time  |  38,5h  |  Graz / Remote

Kickscale - The Pioneer of AI-Powered Sales Enablement

At Kickscale, we’re revolutionizing the Sales Coaching industry. Our platform empowers businesses to easily upskill their sales employees by analyzing their sales meetings and providing tailored feedback and recommendations on how to improve, all with the help of AI.

We’re an early-stage startup located in the beautiful city of Graz, Styria, Austria. As we embark on our journey of transforming the way sales representatives receive coaching, we are seeking an experienced and passionate Full-Stack Engineer to join our young team and bring our product to the next level.

Your Role


As our Lead Machine Learning Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to not only contribute to the future and vision of our company but also help shape the team by bringing in your expertise. With your expertise you will lead the design and development of our domain specific language model. You'll collaborate with our team of 2 talented developers and play an instrumental role in the growth of the development team. Your passion for AI and LLMs will come in handy as you'll have the chance to expand your knowledge in these areas, which are core to our product offering.



  • Direct and oversee the collection and preprocessing of high-quality data specific to the sales domain

  • Design, develop, and implement the infrastructure necessary for efficient training and deployment of the LLM.

  • Lead the end-to-end machine learning process, ensuring that the LLM meets or exceeds performance benchmarks

  • Guiding and mentoring our development team in machine learning topics

  • Actively participating in the ideation process and shaping the direction of our product

  • Leading the integration of AI within our platform

  • Taking responsibility for overseeing future developers as we expand our team


What We’re Looking For


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar position, preferably with experience in developing and deploying machine learning models in a production environment.

  • Experience working with large language models such as GPT-3, BERT, LLAMA or similar.

  • Strong programming skills in Python, and familiarity with machine learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch and Hugginface.

  • Experience with setting up and maintaining ML-Infrastructure for LLMs

  • Experience with ML-Ops

  • Strong understanding of NLP & LLM techniques (ICL, RAG, Prompt Engineering, etc…)

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently or in a team environment.

  • Strong communication skills, English and German

What's in it for You


  • A full-time role with the opportunity to shape a product from the ground up.

  • A dynamic startup environment where you can truly make your mark.

  • The chance to delve into the world of AI and specifically gain experience in the fast emerging field of Generative AI and LLMs.

  • An inclusive, supportive team that values your input and encourages learning.

  • Office in the beautiful location of Graz, Styria

  • Minimum of 4.000€ gross with willingness to overpay based on experience and qualifications

Does this sound like the perfect opportunity for you? If so, we'd love to hear from you! Scroll to the bottom of the page &  join us on our mission to transform the Sales Enablement industry.

Your Benefits
while helping us empower sales teams


Global Impact & Team

Work with an innovative and international team and customers around the globe.


Flexible Working Time

Work from the office, from home, or wherever you have a steady wi-fi connection.


Learning & Development

Develop as an expert or team lead. Plus: Order profession-related books for free.


Office in Graz

Located in Graz next to the Technical University. An innovative environment with young minds.


Team Activities

We have several team activities spread out over the year to help keep up the team spirit.


Work with great customers

Kickscale empowers sales teams of top startups. Work with them - virtually or on-site.

We look forward to hearing from you

At Kickscale, we're looking for people with passion, creativity, grit, and integrity. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out - and set you apart - especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. At Kickscale, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions.  Join us.

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