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Founding Research Engineer



Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

At MultiOn, we are looking for a few more A+ players who want to join a rocket ship startup. (We’ve already turned down hundreds of applications because we only want to accept the best in the world)

About Us:

We believe in the power of Artificial Intelligence to revolutionize the way we interact with the digital world. We're not just building a state-of-the-art personal AI Agent that brings the concept of JARVIS from science fiction into reality; we're also reshaping the future of software.

Our mission is to pioneer Software 3.0, where software doesn't just respond to user commands, but also acts on your behalf. We already hold the record for the first AI flight booking, food order & workplace certification and believe this to be just the beginning. We're a team of passionate innovators, technologists, and dreamers, and we are looking for extraordinarily folks to join us on this exciting journey.

Our investors include General Catalyst, Amazon, Samsung, early investors in DeepMind and select angels from the GTM and Research teams at OpenAI and Google

Demo here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rm67ry6bogw

About You:

We are looking for experienced engineers who understand AI systems, and are excited about becoming global leaders in a completely novel field, and work independently as part of a small team.

Beyond your technical prowess, we are looking for a creative spark, an ability to think in first principles, and a desire to push the envelope. Challenges excite you, and the idea of turning a fantastical concept — an personal AI assistant like JARVIS from science fiction — into reality resonates with your ambitions. Your passion for AI isn't just about advancing the technology, but about leveraging it to craft a better, more efficient, and more intuitive future for all of humanity.

You will be responsible for building the industry’s first consumer AI Agent product that will be used by millions. You’ll also help forge the foundation of our company’s engineering team and company culture.

We are a small team passionate about AI technology, research, design and the extraordinary things we can build when we combine them. We’re also fun, collaborative, and have meaningful lives outside of work.

This role is ideal for someone who possesses deep expertise in creating large models, RL and autonomous systems.


  • Innovate at the bleeding edge of AI & Agents and moving them to production and solving challenges on long-term memory, reliability, planning, reasoning, actions & embodied AI
  • Lead and implement the latest research ideas and ship them to production, focusing on areas beneficial to our AI agent.
  • Collaborate with our product and engineering teams to transform your research into tangible solutions.
  • Stay abreast of the latest advancements in AI, especially around large language models, fine-tuning techniques, and reinforcement learning.
  • Employ rigorous testing and iterative improvement processes to optimize the performance and accuracy of machine learning models.
  • Deliver high-quality work at a fast pace, understanding the importance of time and speed in a startup environment.


  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in machine learning model development, with expertise in PyTorch, JAX or TensorFlow.
  • Demonstrated capability to independently lead research projects with end-to-end responsibility.
  • Previous experience in AI research is required. This likely involves a history of publishing research at top conferences.
  • Deep understanding of systems engineering with a focus on building scalable solutions for large-scale data processing and model training.
  • Solid understanding and experience working with large Transformer models, such as GPT or LlaMA.
  • Expertise in fine-tuning, reinforcement learning, and prompt-engineering techniques.
  • Experience in working with multimodal or vision models.
  • Ability to communicate complex research findings in a clear and impactful manner.
  • A knack for solving problems creatively and effectively.

Why Join Us:

  • Be part of a fast-paced, ambitious startup that is pushing the boundaries of AI technology and reshaping the future of software.
  • Work on groundbreaking technology with real-world impact.
  • Collaborate with a diverse, talented team of AI experts, engineers, and designers.
  • Opportunity to grow and advance your career in the burgeoning field of AI and software engineering.
  • Competitive salary, benefits, and equity options.

How to Apply: Share your story, your passion, and why you'd be the perfect fit for our team. Send us a resume and a brief description of your favorite project and why to hiring@multion.ai

MultiOn Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Interview Project: To demonstrate a serious fit for this role, please complete and submit our Screening Take Home Project here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hSZrxFy01eSORTa3-2c6_qxpTb8cIMnYOjhoxelU7fc/edit#heading=h.pveqegsbmglq

Note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we can only respond to applicants who have been selected for an interview