AI Engineer Professional

Apollo Global Management

New York, NY, USA
Posted on April 29, 2024

Position Overview

At Apollo, we’re a global team of alternative investment managers passionate about delivering uncommon value to our investors and shareholders. With over 30 years of proven expertise across Private Equity, Credit and Real Estate, regions and industries, we’re known for our integrated businesses, our strong investment performance, our value-oriented philosophy – and our people.

The Client & Innovation Engineering team challenges the status quo and finds solutions on that scale. The team takes a cross-functional view of Apollo to seek high return-on-investment opportunities to use technology in pursuit of growing the business and operating with greater efficiency. Focus areas include client experience, Artificial Intelligence, workflow automation and productivity tools. We aim to empower everyone at Apollo with the ability to innovate in their own roles.

We are seeking an AI Engineer with a passion for approaching problems differently. The ideal candidate should have a strong foundation in AI principles and technologies, with a track record of implementing AI solutions that drive efficiency and growth. This role requires an entrepreneurial self-leader who can identify opportunities for leveraging AI across the business and contribute to projects from concept through to implementation.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and deploy advanced technologies such as LLMs, financial models, and document processing to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Help design and drive the implementation of a scalable and robust core AI platform and models to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Collaborate closely with investment professionals to translate complex workflows into AI solutions.
  • Build integrations of AI technologies into the existing tech stack, ensuring seamless deployment and operation.
  • Provide hands-on technical expertise and core architectural insights, using an Agile programming approach to deliver commercial software solutions.
  • Stay updated on the latest AI research and technologies, evaluating their applicability to our business objectives.
  • Passion for clean, maintainable code and always looking to improve engineering skills in fast-paced, ambiguous environments.
  • Cultivate a collaborative and inclusive team environment, encouraging professional growth through open communication and collaboration.
  • Work closely with the Cyber Security, Infrastructure, and Compliance team to ensure AI platforms meet industry standards and guidelines.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 5+ years of experience, with at least 2 years working in Finance or related industry environment.
  • Strong ownership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with team members and stakeholders.
  • Ability to actively coach less experienced team members and be an influencer in the team.
  • Solid hands-on experience in Python and CI / CD tools (e.g., Github, Docker, Jenkins).
  • Familiarity with GenAI chat bots and effective implementation.
  • True NLP (Natural Language Processing) experience or a strong background in data science.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply existing models to real-world applications; not looking for model training but rather application usage.
  • Experience in collaborating on small POCs (Proof of Concepts) with other engineers.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and rigorous work environment, meeting deadlines and prioritizing competing demands.
  • Motivated individual with a proactive approach, ready to take on projects within a small and agile team.
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills and comfort in handling sensitive information and confidential situations.
  • Comfortable challenging peers and leaders to drive strategy forward.
  • Team-oriented and collaborative attitude

Our Purpose and Core Values

Our clients rely on our investment acumen to help secure their future. We must never lose our focus and determination to be the best investors and most trusted partners on their behalf. We strive to be:

The leading provider of retirement income solutions to institutions, companies, and individuals.

The leading provider of capital solutions to companies. Our breadth and scale enable us to deliver capital for even the largest projects – and our small firm mindset ensures we will be a thoughtful and dedicated partner to these organizations. We are committed to helping them build stronger businesses.

A leading contributor to addressing some of the biggest issues facing the world today – such as energy transition, accelerating the adoption of new technologies, and social impact – where innovative approaches to investing can make a positive difference.

We are building a unique firm of extraordinary colleagues who:

Outperform expectations

Challenge Convention

Champion Opportunity

Lead responsibly

Drive collaboration

As One Apollo team, we believe that doing great work and having fun go hand in hand, and we are proud of what we can achieve together.

Our Benefits

Apollo relies on its people to keep it a leader in alternative investment management, and the firm’s benefit programs are crafted to offer meaningful coverage for both you and your family. Please reach out to your Human Capital Business Partner for more detailed information on specific benefits

Apollo Global Management Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  The firm and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or because of any other criteria prohibited under controlling federal, state or local law.

Pay Range

$140,000 – $205,000

The base salary range for this position is listed above. This position is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus based on personal, team, and Firm performance. Compensation ranges are based on several factors including job function, level, and geographic location. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise, and may vary from the amounts listed here.

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