(Senior) Software Engineer (f/m/x) at deepset

a year ago


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 python 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
  • Working in a remote setting (Timezone: CET +/- 2 hours)

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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