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Advanced Coders - AI Training (Remote Work, Contract)

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AR, AU + 4 more
Base Salary
100k USD

Job Description

Please Note: This is a contract opportunity.

We don’t sponsor work visas as part of this role.

We are seeking experienced software engineers and coders to be part of the artificial intelligence (AI) revolution.

If you are an experienced software engineer, computer scientist, programmer, or just great at solving coding challenges (Codeforces, Sphere Online Judge, Leetcode, etc.), this may be the perfect opportunity for you.

Join our team in training AI models to excel at coding generation! We're seeking talented software engineers to work remotely on exciting projects. As part of this opportunity, you'll contribute to training generative artificial intelligence models, helping them become proficient coders and building the next generation of coding tools.


We have partnered with organizations to train AI large language models, helping cutting-edge generative AI models write better code. Projects typically include discrete, highly variable problems that involve engaging with these models as they learn to code.

Example projects might include:

  • Evaluating the quality of AI-generated code, including human-readable summaries of your rationale
  • Solve coding problems, writing functional and efficient code
  • Writing robust test cases to confirm code works efficiently and effectively

No previous experience with AI necessary! You will receive detailed instructions on what is expected of you after you complete the application and verification process.


Required qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in a software engineering / software development role
  • Complete fluency in the English language
    • Ability to articulate complex scientific concepts in a clear and engaging manner
    • Excellent attention to detail and ability to maintain consistency in writing
    • Solid understanding of grammar, punctuation, and style guidelines
  • Proficiency working with one or more of the the following languages:
    • Java, Python, JavaScript / TypeScript, C++

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor's and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science
  • Proficiency working with one or more of the the following (in addition to the languages above):
    • SQL, Swift, Ruby, Rust, Go, NET, Matlab, PHP, HTML, DART, R, Apex, and Shell, C, C#
  • Recognized accomplishments or contributions to the coding community or in projects.
  • Proven analytical skills with an ability to approach problems creatively.
  • Adept communication skills, especially when it comes to understanding and discussing project requirements.
  • A commitment to continuous learning, staying updated with the latest in coding advancements and best practices.
  • Enthusiasm for teaching AI models and experience with technical writing!

Why work on Outlier?

  • Cutting-Edge Projects: Work on challenging projects that push the boundaries of AI coding abilities
  • Flexibility: Set your own hours and work remotely from anywhere
  • Weekly payouts: Get paid conveniently on a weekly basis
  • Collaborative environment: Join a team of talented professionals who share your passion for AI and programming

Pay: $30 - $50 per hour

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Advice from our career coach

In my experience, applicants for this contract software engineering role focused on training generative AI models to write code should showcase their experience and proficiency in coding, as well as their ability to communicate complex concepts clearly. Here are some tips to help you stand out:

  • Demonstrate your coding skills by highlighting your experience with platforms like Codeforces, Sphere Online Judge, and Leetcode.
  • Showcase your ability to write efficient and functional code by providing examples of solving coding challenges.
  • Highlight your attention to detail and consistency in writing, as well as your ability to articulate complex scientific concepts clearly.
  • Emphasize your experience with languages such as Java, Python, JavaScript/TypeScript, and C++.
  • If applicable, mention any recognized accomplishments or contributions to the coding community or projects.
  • Illustrate your commitment to continuous learning and staying updated on coding advancements and best practices.
  • Express enthusiasm for teaching AI models and experience with technical writing.

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