Senior Python Engineer

As a Senior Python Engineer (m/f/x) you will work on making neural search scalable and accessible for enterprises all around the world. You will improve our open-source framework Haystack to make it more developer-friendly, extend it's functionality and improve the scalability.
You will join us in building & shaping "Haystack Hub" a cloud-based SaaS product to facilitate neural search for our enterprise clients.

Examples: Integrate a FAISS backend in Haystack; Efficient distribution of requests in the REST API across workers; Interact with our GitHub Community to implement a feature request

Your Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize & implement new features for our open-source framework Haystack

  • Improve & shape the architecture of Haystack

  • Interact with our GitHub Community

  • Work closely with our ML Engineers on integrating new ML models to improve search in a scalable way

  • Build components for Haystack Hub (our Enterprise SaaS product on top of Haystack)


  • 5+ years experience of having worked in a related field

  • University degree in Computer Science or comparable qualification

  • Excellent Software Engineering skills

  • Strong track record of designing complex software projects

  • Ideally: Experience in the interaction with open-source communities

  • Expert in Python

  • Experience with Git, AWS, container orchestration and deployment

  • Experience with Machine Learning/NLP or the motivation to learn about it

  • Pragmatism, sense of responsibility and independent work style


  • Fast & expanding environment - Team lead possibilities, fast decisions, direct impact and flexibility

  • We live and breathe open source: See Haystack, FARM, German BERT ...

  • Latest machine learning & tech - no legacies

  • Collaborate with tech experts - we understand your language & problems

  • Work on real world cases - no AI hype

  • Possibility to speak at conferences and workshops

About deepset

  • One of the leading companies in transformer-based NLP

  • Living Open Source, in products and culture

  • Backed by renowned and mission-driven investors from the US and Europe

  • Supported by strong partners like AWS and NVIDIA

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