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(Senior) MLOps Engineer (m/f/d)

Tech & Engineering
Munich + 2 more locations
Full Time
Permanent
Experienced Professionals
Focused student studying

(Senior) MLOps Engineer (m/f/d)

When applying for this position, you will have the opportunity to indicate your preferred work location from the following: Munich, Hamburg, Remote Germany


Start your career at Germany’s largest university!

Join our NLP team effective immediately in a full-time position preferably in Munich, at one of our locations in Germany or remotely across Germany as (Senior) MLOps Engineer (m/f/d).

Your tasks

  • Monitor and troubleshoot the AI and language models in production, utilizing various tools and metrics to ensure high availability and performance.

  • Implement and refine the CI/CD pipelines, testing frameworks, and deployment strategies to manage and scale AI and language models.

  • Develop and maintain up-to-date documentation, best practices, and standards for the AI and language models in operation.

  • Conduct research and evaluations of new technologies and methodologies to enhance the performance and efficiency of AI and language models.

  • Work collaboratively with data scientists, engineers, and product managers to provide constructive feedback and insights for the improvement of AI and language models.

  • Take responsibility for the deployment and updating of language models in production using tools such as SageMaker, transformers, DeepSpeed, and other relevant technologies.

Your Profile

  • You have successfully completed a Bachelor’s level study program in computer science, engineering, or a comparable educational background.

  • You possess at least 3 years of experience in ML/Deep Learning Engineering, MLOps, AI ops, LLMOps, DevOps, or a similar role.

  • You are proficient in Python, SQL, Bash, and other scripting languages that are essential for AI and language model operations.

  • You have working experience with cloud platforms preferably AWS & Azure and are familiar with container technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, as well as orchestration tools like Airflow, Kubeflow.

  • You have a solid understanding of AI and language models, covering areas like NLP, computer vision, and speech recognition.

  • You have hands-on experience with AI frameworks (TensorFlow, PyTorch), libraries (Transformers, DeepSpeed, AWS Sagemaker SDK, etc.), and tools (Grafana, Weights & Biases).

We offer

  • Shape your career: Rapid growth opens up many new opportunities for you. Tell us about your dream career and we’ll help you make it happen.

  • Work from wherever you want …: Modern tools and video meetings make it possible: with IU, the boundaries between here and there blur. You want to work from abroad for a while? No problem thanks to our WorkFlex benefits.

  • … and flexible time: It’s your job: We trust you and give you the greatest possible freedom to organize yourself.

  • You have the choice: You are free to choose your equipment, because everyone has its own preferences when it comes to hardware.

  • Take your knowledge to a new level: Benefit from a 100% discount on tuition fees for an IU combined degree in the tech sector and many other free training courses. There is always something new to learn.

  • Get a good rest: we push ourselves every day to go above and beyond. But we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation for all employees. Need some time off? How about a sabbatical

Who are we? Germany’s largest university – and not just an excellent choice for studying, but also an outstanding Great Place to Work®! As an edutech company, we rely on state-of-the-art technology and data-driven approaches. That’s why AI-driven voice assistants and other GPT systems have long become part of our daily work routine, helping us to focus on exciting projects. Here at IU, over 4,000 employees are dedicated to making a difference. So start now and join the Gamechangers!

Become part of Data Science & AI team! We develop solutions to further increase our efficiency and productivity – through automation, a higher clock rate and better monitoring of our processes.

Sounds like the perfect job for you? Then apply now! Simple, fast and even without a cover letter. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Nilofer at nilofer.qayumi@iu.org.

Actions speak louder than words: We cherish our “Culture of Everyone” and would like to take this opportunity to emphasize that we do not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age, sexual orientation or disability. We welcome you as you are and look forward to nurturing our diverse community at the IU!

Your personal contact
Your personal contact - Nilofer Qayumi

Nilofer Qayumi

Tech Recruiter

Our explosive growth pushes us to always reinvent ourselves. My daily tasks are very different from one year ago. IU is a unique opportunity for those who want to learn and grow at speed.
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Marco Kukulies
CTO
IU asked me in my interview what I wished to do—today I’m doing it. I have the freedom to work as I please, develop what I feel is needed, and I am fully supported with my career development plan.
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What we’ll do for you
Shape your career
Rapid growth opens up many new opportunities for you. Tell us about your dream career and we will help you make it a reality.
Reach your destination sustainably
Germanys 9 euro ticket is history, we got the DeutschlandTicket for 7 €. You prefer to travel by bike? Then a Jobrad (bike leasing)might be the right choice. We offer many environmentally conscious options to be mobile both professionally and privately.
Use your own technology
You can choose your equipment freely. Because everyone has their own preferences when it comes to hardware and IDE.
Work wherever you want...
Digitalization is part of our DNA. So decide for yourself which place sparks the most productivity in you. You love remote work? No problem! Would you like to work abroad for a while? Our WorkFlex Benefit makes it possible.
...and flexible in terms of time
It's your job: We trust you and give you the greatest possible freedom to organize yourself.
Take your knowledge to a new level
Where if not with us? Enjoy free access to all our e-learning platforms. In addition, we will finance you a complete technology course of your choice<strong>.</strong>
Rest well
We make an effort every day, but we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation plus an extra day of vacation on your birthday. Do you need a longer break? How about a sabbatical?
Enjoy our brand of social
We love spending time together. Whether it’s yoga, team events, brown bag lunches or partying—there is something for everyone.
World’s best colleagues
We give each other a leg-up when needed, and we collectively go beyond expectations.
The location
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Munich
Our beautiful Munich Campus is at Berg am Laim, and our Business & Mission Centre is at Schwantalerhöhe. There, we strategize, innovate, build, and manage the IU products & services that are transforming education forever.
About the team
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Tech & Engineering
We push the outside of the envelope, challenge what exists, and do what hasn’t been done before—building an unbreakable connection between people and education. That’s how we roll in Tech & Engineering at IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU).

Unrestricted access to learning is a life-changing concept. We build solutions for digital education that are accessible wherever we go. They’re mobile, always on, and everywhere. Advancing through AI, NLP, Big Data Analytics, IoT, Cloud platforms, and Software Development, we are leading the digital transformation of education in the era of Industry 4.0.
Our core values
#1

Make collaboration standard practice.

We aim for the best solution as a team and have fun with it - without ego or politics.
#2

Be courageous and take risks.

We make courageous decisions and take calculated risks.
#3

Embrace innovation always.

We are always looking for ways to improve our offers for our customers.
#4

Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

We support each other’s development to become the best version of ourselves.
#5

Adopt a growth mindset for scale.

We aim to improve ourselves in everything we do and work hard to do so every day.
#6

Focus on getting things done on time.

We implement things quickly, pragmatically, effectively and goal-oriented.
#7

Put customer focus first.

In everything we do, our customers come first.

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