Senior Software Engineer (m/f/x) - Python

About us

The appliedAI Initiative elevates Europe’s industry to become shapers in the age of AI, creating a future that we desire to live in. Through our ecosystem of strong partners, comprehensive programs, services and solutions we advance companies holistically on their AI journey. With our uniquely diverse, interdisciplinary, and driven team, we build on deep technical expertise while specializing on applicability of the solutions. We share a mindset of collaboration and openness with our ecosystem of leading companies and tech players. Our common goal is to strengthen the European landscape, jointly creating unique knowledge for applying trustworthy AI.

Your mission

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to strengthen the international MLOps team at appliedAI. In the MLOps team we support our partners to run ML projects with confidence; improving the efficiency and effectiveness of ML teams, providing transparency into the process, and being compliant with the regulations.  For this purpose, we are developing an MLOps framework, which is used by our partners and in internal projects.

As part of your responsibilities, you will be further developing this framework, enabling us and our partners to scale ML projects to production. Your key activities will include:

  • working as part of our Scrum development team
  • shaping architectural decisions regarding the framework development
  • writing and reviewing code for the MLOps framework and tooling
  • supporting rollout and operation of our MLOps application stack
  • engaging with different internal experts and external stakeholders

Your profile

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent
  • Strong software engineering skills: you write clean and maintainable Python code. Experience with other languages (e.g., Go) is a plus
  • Confident with unit and integration testing
  • Experience with CI/CD (preferably Gitlab CI)
  • Experience with Linux and containerization technologies (Docker and preferably Kubernetes)
  • Committed to learning new things and technologies
  • Good communication skills and a team player attitude
  • Fluent in English

Nice to have:
  • Experience with tools for data versioning, experiment tracking, workflow orchestration, and/or model deployment
  • Experience with monitoring frameworks
  • Experience with cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Experience in regulated application domains (e.g., finance, healthcare, …)
  • German language skills

What we offer

A highly qualified and motivated team of ~70 people is on a journey to change the rapidly evolving European AI Landscape. ~25 of us have a strong scientific, engineering or CS background. 

  • A diverse job, you will be working in an emerging field and touch many tools and technologies
  • An atmosphere that encourages you to think and experiment in new ways with software, hardware, and processes
  • A highly visible initiative that helps you to build a large and high-level network of start-ups, partners, and tech companies
  • Flexibility to choose / switch between our amazing office space Munich Urban Colab in Schwabing, Innovation Park AI in Heilbronn and remote work
  • Pick your hardware setup
  • Budget and time to visit important conferences, read papers and develop your skills with the team - potentially showcasing results at relevant events
  • Access to the newest technology in the AI domain. We operate clusters with ML optimized systems such as Nvidia’s DGX or IBM Power9 servers, we work with pre-release software of our partners and test other novel hardware systems like FPGA accelerators or Franka Emika robots. You can also use all of this for your personal projects.
  • Hottest topics of the next decade and freedom and trust to initiate your own activities
  • Want to learn about robotics, autonomous drones or smart factories? All of this is happening at appliedAI 
  • Internal seminar in machine learning and computer science
  • Access to the UnternehmerTUM MakerSpace for personal projects
  • Qualitrain membership
  • Free food, coffee, snacks, etc.
  • (Optional) after work Fridays and monthly dinners


Juliane Haspel (Senior People & Culture Specialist)
appliedAI Initiative GmbH, Freddie-Mercury-Str. 5, 80797 München
Tel.: 089 / 541 986 9825