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Lead AI/ML Engineer

Trunk Tools (industrial)

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$150,000 - $250,000

About Trunk Tools

At Trunk Tools, we are tackling the massive $850B+ construction labor industry. We’re an exceptional team of serial entrepreneurs, brought together by our shared mission: aligning incentives for the deskless workforce. Our founding team (LinkedIn, Uber, SpaceX, YC, Carta, etc.) has successfully built and deployed software in construction for 140k+ users, millions of users beyond the construction space, and worked on +$1 billion of built-environment projects. Within our first year of business, we’ve captured contracts worth $1 million in ARR alongside backing from incredible Seed investors and industry experts. We are extremely excited to be in hyper-growth mode and we hope you join us on our journey to revolutionize the construction industry! We have built a brand new product that requires building, evaluating, and launching innovative solutions leveraging the latest ML/NLP/LLM techniques.

Job Requirements

What you will do and achieve:

  • Spearhead the development and expansion of our semantic search stack, including search ranking models, query parsing/understanding, natural language question answering, and more.

  • Lead the design, experimentation, and continuous improvement of ML/NLP solutions to address gaps in the search stack.

  • Develop clean and resilient code that prioritizes readability, maintainability, and testability.

  • Demonstrate an interest in learning about the construction industry.

  • Build applications on top of LLMs in a production environment.

Who you are:

  • BA/BS in computer science or related degree. Bonus points for a graduate degree. 

  • 5+ years of experience 

  • Exhibit strong analytical skills and a proficiency in working with data.

  • Offer extensive expertise in fields such as recommendation systems, knowledge graphs, large-scale production search/ranking systems, or other related domains.

  • Have strong coding skills (for example in Go/Python/Java/C++ etc) 

What we offer 😎

  • 🎖️ A close-knit and collaborative early-stage startup environment where every voice is heard and every opinion matters; currently we're 16 team members

  • 💰 Competitive salary and stock option equity packages

  • 🏥  3 Medical Plans to choose from including 100% covered option. Plus Dental and Vision Insurance!

  • 🤓 Learning & Growth stipend 

  • 🏠 Flexible long-term work options (remote and hybrid)

  • 🥨 Free lunch provided in the office in NYC - you’ll never go hungry with us! 

  • 🛫 Unlimited PTO; We truly believe in work-life balance and that hard work should be balanced with time for rest and rejuvenation

  • 🏝 IRL / In-Person retreats throughout the year

Salary range: $150,000 - $250,000 / year + equity

We realize applying for jobs can feel daunting at times. We don’t expect you to check all the qualification boxes and encourage you to apply if you have experience in some of the areas.

At Trunk Tools, we’re working hard to build a more productive and safer environment within the construction industry, and we strive to live by these same values here at Trunk Tools HQ. As an equal-opportunity employer, we are committed to building an inclusive environment where you can be you. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected class.