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VIE - Machine Learning Engineer

AXA Investment Managers
Orinda, USA
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) is a multi-expert asset management company within the AXA Group, a global leader in financial protection and wealth management. AXA IM is one of the largest European-based asset managers with approximately €844bn in assets under management as of the end of December 2023. AXA IM employs about 2,700 people around the world and operates in 23 countries.

Our objective is to employ people with world-class talent who will enable us to maintain our leading position in the asset management industry. As a responsible asset manager, we actively invest for the long term to help our clients, our people and the world to prosper and secure a sustainable future for the planet.

AXA Investment Managers is offering a VIE* opportunity as a Junior Machine Learning Engineer in its Architecture Infrastructure team based in Orinda for a duration of 18 months.

Architecture team is part of the overall Axa Investment Managers technology team, and has members within Regional Data and Tech Hub in Orinda (California), London (UK) and Paris (France). The team supports all development teams with architecture, design, development and testing across all business areas (data acquisition and integration, modeling, portfolio management, trading and operations). The team is leading the Axa Investment Managers' implementation initiatives in Generative AI.

*VIE contract is a French International Internship Program, for which only EEA (European Economic Area) citizens are eligible

DISCOVER your opportunity

As a Junior Machine Learning Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the design, development, and deployment of machine learning models that address our unique challenges. Working closely with our data science and engineering teams, you will contribute to projects that span financial analysis, natural language processing (NLP), and AI model development, with the opportunity to impact various aspects of our operations.

Your role and responsibilities :
• Contribute to the integration of OpenAI's APIs and other third-party AI tools into our systems
• Develop and implement machine learning algorithms and models, focusing on NLP and other AI technologies
• Stay up to date with the latest developments in machine learning, AI, and financial technologies to suggest and implement improvements
• Participate in the review and optimization of our existing machine learning models and processes

Your Profile

SHARE your unique expertise

We welcome different combinations of skills & experiences.

Your qualifications and experience
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Data Science, or a related field
• Proven experience in machine learning and data science, ideally within a professional or academic setting
• Strong programming skills in Python, including familiarity with ML libraries and NLP frameworks
• Experience with OpenAI APIs or similar AI platforms is highly preferred
• Experience in LLM deployment is a plus
• Excellent problem-solving abilities and a keen interest in applying machine learning to solve diverse challenges
• Ability to work effectively in a team and communicate complex ideas clearly
• Fluent in English; proficiency in French is a plus but not mandatory

About AXA

The AXA Group is a global leader in insurance and asset management, with 160,000 employees serving 105 million customers in 62 countries.

We protect and advise our clients at every stage of their lives, offering products and services that meet their needs in the areas of insurance, personal protection, savings and asset management.

Our mission : To act for human progress by protecting what matters

Our values : Customer first, Integrity, Courage and One AXA

About the Entity

At AXA IM we are investing with a clear purpose - to make the world a better place. We act for human progress by investing for what matters. Our conviction-led approach enables us to uncover what we believe to be the best global investment opportunities across alternative and core asset classes. We are already entrusted by our clients with more than €887 billion in assets.

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AXA IM is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage candidates with disabilities or any other protected characteristic to apply. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities, when needed, to apply for a position or to perform essential job functions.

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What We Offer

We are committed to offer you an environment where you can:

Grow your potential : Be part of a forward-thinking business with internal opportunities and personalized learning paths available to help constantly develop your skills and abilities .

Shape the way you work : Work for a company which is highly committed to providing flexibility & balance to its employees, offering you a large range of benefits (hybrid working, competitive health benefits, among many others.).

Thrive within a diverse community : Play a role within a responsible company that actively recognizes and values individual differences in a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Move the world forward : Join a responsible employer that acts in favor of societal and environmental causes as an investor, insurer and company, notably through the AXA Heart in Action association. As part of our commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility, we will celebrate your arrival by planting a tree.

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