Senior AI Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Generative AI


Anywhere Remote only


Generative AI


May 5

About Appen

Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, video, and other data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes having a global crowd of over one million skilled contractors who speak over 180 languages and dialects, in over 70,000 locations and 130 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our reliable training data gives leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.

At Appen, we value purpose where we unlock the power of AI for good to build a better world; perspective where we are a learn it all culture and embrace that comfort and growth do not coexist and prosperity where we are customer obsessed, action oriented, have courage to innovate and celebrate winning together.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Do you wonder why someone would want to come work at Appen? Listen to this!

Message from Appen CEO Armughan Ahmad

Appen is seeking a highly experienced Senior AI SME to lead our efforts in the development and implementation of generative AI solutions. The ideal candidate will have in-depth technical expertise in generative AI, a strong consulting background, and a published or strong social media presence. Additionally, we are looking for someone with exceptional sales skills who can communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and implementation of generative AI solutions for our clients.
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise in generative AI, staying up to date with industry trends and advancements.
  • Partner with sales teams to develop and execute sales strategies for generative AI solutions.
  • Experience working with Amazon, Apple, Google, Meta, or Microsoft is a plus.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including data scientists, engineers, and product managers, to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Consult with clients to understand their business needs and develop customized solutions that meet their requirements.
  • Produce high-quality documentation, including technical reports, white papers, and client-facing presentations.
  • Contribute to the broader AI community through publications, conference presentations, and a strong social media presence.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in AI development and implementation, with a focus on generative AI.
  • Proven track record of developing and delivering successful AI solutions for clients.
  • Strong consulting experience and exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong programming skills and experience with deep learning frameworks.
  • Deep understanding of statistical methods and experience with data analysis.
  • Experience with cloud-based AI solutions and deployment
  • Published research or a strong social media presence in the AI community is preferred.

Appen is the global leader in data for the AI Lifecycle with more than 25 years’ experience in data sourcing, annotation, and model evaluation. Through our expertise, platform, and global crowd, we enable organizations to launch the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence products with speed and at scale. Appen maintains the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform and boasts a global crowd of more than 1 million contributors worldwide, speaking more than 235 languages. Our products and services make Appen a trusted partner to leaders in technology, automotive, finance, retail, healthcare, and government. Appen has customers and offices globally. 

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Appen provides data management for each stage of the AI lifecycle with leading technology and over 1M crowd to power AI.