Who are we?

Our mission is to scale intelligence to serve humanity. We’re training and deploying frontier models for developers and enterprises who are building AI systems to power magical experiences like content generation, semantic search, RAG, and agents. We believe that our work is instrumental to the widespread adoption of AI.

We obsess over what we build. Each one of us is responsible for contributing to increasing the capabilities of our models and the value they drive for our customers. We like to work hard and move fast to do what’s best for our customers.

Cohere is a team of researchers, engineers, designers, and more, who are passionate about their craft. Each person is one of the best in the world at what they do. We believe that a diverse range of perspectives is a requirement for building great products.

Join us on our mission and shape the future!

Why this Role?

Our finetuning team owns and delivers our finetuning experience to our customers. The efforts undertaken by this team directly contribute to our success as a company. Most recent projects included launching a comprehensive suite of finetuning including chat, generate, classify and rerank finetuning, improving reliability, and launching a programmatic API for managing finetunes. This team works across almost all teams at Cohere and at times, engages directly with our customers.

Please Note: We have offices in Toronto, San Francisco, New York and London. We embrace a remote-friendly environment, and as part of this approach, we strategically distribute teams based on interests, expertise, and time zones to promote collaboration and flexibility. You’ll find the Finetuning team concentrated in the PST and EST timezone. 


In order to be successful in the role, you have:Experience finetuning LLMs, including conversational, generative and embeddingExperience building production-grade machine learning systemsA passion for delivering joyful experiences to customersExperience in Golang (or, other languages designed for high-performance scalable servers) and Python (or, other scripting languages)

Additional qualifications that will help you excel in the role are:Experience training, serving, and/or deploying LLMsExperience working on embeddings – in a personal or a professional setting!


If some of the above doesn’t line up perfectly with your experience, we still encourage you to apply! If you consider yourself a thoughtful worker, a lifelong learner, and a kind and playful team member, Cohere is the place for you.

We value and celebrate diversity and strive to create an inclusive work environment for all. We welcome applicants of all kinds and are committed to providing an equal opportunity process. Cohere provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Our Perks:

🤝 An open and inclusive culture and work environment 

🧑‍💻 Work closely with a team on the cutting edge of AI research 

🍽 Weekly lunch stipend, in-office lunches & snacks

🦷 Full health and dental benefits, including a separate budget to take care of your mental health 

🐣 100% Parental Leave top-up for 6 months for employees based in Canada, the US, and the UK

🎨 Personal enrichment benefits towards arts and culture, fitness and well-being, quality time, and workspace improvement

🏙 Remote-flexible, offices in Toronto, Palo Alto, San-Francisco and London and co-working stipend

✈️ 6 weeks of vacation

Note: This post is co-authored by both Cohere humans and Cohere technology.

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