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Machine Learning Engineer

Engineering | Cape Town (Remote) | Full-time

Govchain is looking for a skilled machine learning engineer to join our team. You'll work on projects that leverage classification algorithms, OCR technology, and Language Models to solve real customer problems on a product used by thousands of South African entrepreneurs.

When someone with an idea wants to turn that idea into a formal business, they need to overcome a bunch of paperwork. Reducing bureaucratic friction would see more new ideas make it to the formal economy.

We’re excited about the possibility of creating bootable companies. A company that can be spun up in an instant and stay compliant with local regulations. All administrative regulatory burden abstracted from the user.

Our mission is to reduce the complexity of starting a company to a single click. And we’d like your help.

What you'll be doing

  • Design, develop, and implement machine learning models for classification tasks.
  • Develop and improve OCR systems for text extraction and recognition.
  • Work on language models (e.g., GPT-4) to enhance language understanding and generation.
  • Conduct research to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in machine learning.
  • Optimize and fine-tune machine learning models for improved accuracy and performance.
  • Create and maintain documentation for pipelines and models.
  • Participate in code reviews and contribute to the team's knowledge-sharing efforts.

What you should have

  • BSC Computer Science, Machine Learning, or related field.
  • Strong background in machine learning, deep learning, and natural language processing.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python and frameworks like TensorFlow, PyTorch, or scikit-learn.
  • Experience in working with classification models, OCR, and language models (LLM).
  • Solid understanding of data preprocessing, feature engineering, and model evaluation techniques.
  • Familiarity with cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Why Govchain?

  • Technical founders with a bunch of dev experience.
  • Competitive salary with room to grow in a fast-paced start-up.
  • Flexible work hours and a great working environment.
  • Regular performance reviews - we value hard work.
  • Flexible vacations and holidays - take time off when you need it.

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