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Sr. Staff Machine Learning Engineer



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Do the best work of your career as a champion for small and mid-size businesses.

BILL is a leader in financial automation software for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). As a champion of SMBs, we are dedicated to automating the future of finance so businesses can thrive. Hundreds of thousands of businesses trust BILL solutions to manage financial workflows, including payables, receivables, and spend and expense management. With BILL, businesses are connected to a network of millions of members, so they can pay or get paid faster. Through our automated solutions, we help SMBs simplify and control their finances, so they can confidently manage their businesses, and succeed on their terms.

BILL is a trusted partner of leading U.S. financial institutions, accounting firms, and accounting software providers. We have operations in San Jose, CA, Draper, UT, Houston, TX and are continuing to expand into other geographic locations. If you’re looking for a place that helps you do the best work of your career, look no further than BILL.

Make your impact within a rapidly growing Fintech Company

Join our AI team at the forefront of transforming financial operations for small and mid-sized businesses, which form the backbone of the U.S. economy, contributing to about 1% of the U.S. GDP. Driving the development and deployment of AI models that are integral to a wide array of products and services. Our models underpin everything from document understanding and intelligent virtual assistants to business graphs, supporting the operational needs of small and mid-sized businesses that form the backbone of the U.S. economy. Your leadership will directly contribute to creating simpler, more efficient financial solutions, impacting about 1% of the U.S. GDP and saving our customers invaluable time and effort. With an exciting research roadmap ahead, focusing on the latest advancements in LLM and multimodal models, your work will not only push the boundaries of AI but also drive a lasting impact on our company and the communities we serve, all while shaping the future of financial operations with cutting-edge AI solutions. You'll have the opportunity to lead initiatives, drive innovations, and build models that save our customers time and effort, all within a dynamic, fast-paced environment that values high energy, cross-functional partnership, business acumen, and a strong sense of ownership.

We’d love to chat if you have:

  • Advanced Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field, ideally, with a focus on Machine Learning/AI
  • Technical Expertise: Strong background in AI/ML, ideally experience with deep neural networks, LLMs, multimodal models, or graph models
  • Strong coding skills in Python, Java, or similar, along with experience in ML frameworks (e.g., PyTorch) and cloud services (e.g., AWS, GCP)
  • Business Acumen: An ability to translate complex technical details into business value, demonstrating how AI/ML contributes to solving real-world business challenges
  • Innovative Mindset: A passion for staying on the cutting edge of ML/AI technology, with a drive to explore and implement novel solutions
  • Ownership and Drive: Exceptional problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to tackling challenges, taking ownership from concept through to deployment

Our ranges for each role and job level are based on a variety of factors including candidate experience, expertise, and geographic location and may vary from the amounts listed below. The role is also eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending & health savings account, paid holidays, paid time off, and other company benefits. The estimated salary ranges noted below roles in the specific geographic zones

Zone 1- San Francisco Bay Area CA (includes HQ), New York City, Seattle
$212,200$265,200 USD
Zone 2- CA (Non San Francisco Bay Area), Austin TX, Massachusetts
$190,900$238,700 USD
Zone 3 -Utah (includes Utah office), Houston TX (office), Florida, North Carolina
$180,300$225,400 USD

Let’s talk about benefits

  • 100% paid employee health, dental, and vision plans (choose HMO, PPO, or HDHP)
  • HSA & FSA accounts
  • Life Insurance, Long & Short-term disability coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 11+ Observed holidays and wellness days and flexible time off
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program with employee discounts
  • Wellness & Fitness initiatives
  • Employee recognition and referral programs
  • And much more

For positions that are in office we support a hybrid work environment with on-site and remote work days. Check out our LinkedIn Life Page for each location and discover BILL.

We live our culture and values every day

At BILL, we’re different by design—it's our culture. Our CEO is a trusted entrepreneur who lives our cultural values: Humble, Authentic, Passionate, Accountable, and Fun. People here love being their authentic selves, contributing unique experiences, sharing ideas, perspectives, and intellectual curiosity. We celebrate our diversity as the heart and soul of how we work, grow, and succeed together. Inspiring people with meaningful career experiences they love really does make the dream work and our successes just keep getting better. There’s no limit to what we can build and where we can go from here. We’d love you to join us.

BILL is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer where everyone is welcome. Our innovation and technology are inspired by an inclusive culture unlike any other. Everyone brings a different personal story and perspective and this diverse mix of minds, backgrounds, and experiences is where our greatest ideas come from. We welcome people of all races, ethnicities, ages, religions, abilities, genders, and sexual orientations to make us an even more vibrant company. We want everyone to bring their authentic selves here, to share our values, shape our vision, drive innovation, and become part of a culture we celebrate every day.

Our promise to our candidates is to be transparent, diligent, and engaging while guiding individuals through each step of our hiring process. At BILL we strive to achieve an inclusive and positive candidate experience that aligns with our core values and focuses on diversity.

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BILL Culture:

  • Humble - We check our egos at the door. We are curious. We listen, accept feedback.
  • Authentic - We earn and show trust by being real—embracing our authentic selves.
  • Passionate - We care deeply about each other and our customers.
  • Accountable - We are duty-bound to each other, our customers, and society.
  • Fun - We wrap it all together by building connections and enjoying time spent together.

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