⚡️ Why Altium?

Altium is transforming the way electronics are designed and built. From startups to world’s technology giants, our digital platforms give more power to PCB designers, supply chain, and manufacturing, letting them collaborate as never before.

  • Constant innovation has created a transformative technology, unique in its space
  • More than 30,000 companies and 100,000 electronics engineers worldwide use Altium
  • We are growing, debt-free, and financially strong, with the resources to become #1 in the EDA industry

Valispace is a  productivity software and a single source of truth for all of the ‘’loose’’ engineering data of hardware projects, helping engineers streamline efforts from concept to test and escape from document hell! We have one simple mission: to empower engineers to faster craft the complex products that help propel humanity forward.

We are a diverse, kind, curious and ambitious team and take pride in working closely with companies that are building futuristic ideas that seem like magic to us today. That’s right, our users are taking people to space, building flying cars and much more! 

If you like the idea of working in an environment that encourages creative and  autonomous work, focuses on your growth potential and where there’s always room to discuss the quirks of living on this planet, then we might just be a perfect fit. 

We are looking for an Applied LLM Developer to join our team and be at the forefront of LLM techniques, making an immediate impact in this dynamic field.  

About the role 🚀

  • Join product discovery calls with customers and our solution team to understand in depth the problem engineers are trying to solve
  • Ideate potential solutions based on LLMs and discuss its integration to the product together with Valispace’s UX, backend and product teams
  • Make prototypes that quickly prove the feasibility of solutions, using commercially available APIs and/or local LLM models 
  • Optimize prototypical solutions by getting them production-ready through prompt engineering, finetuning, etc.
  • Assist the Valispace backend and dev-ops teams in planning, implementing and deploying the solutions
  • Design and develop tests that constantly assess the quality of LLM results in development and production environments

What we're looking for 🔎

  • In-depth hands-on experience in implementation of LLM techniques, such as  prompt engineering, model finetuning and embeddings for commercial applications
  • Hands-on experience with using commercially available APIs (such as OpenAI’s text generation, embeddings, function calling, finetuning, etc.) and fine tuning prompts for production grade results
  • Hands-on experience with running and fine tuning commercially available open source LLM models (e.g. Llama, Mistral, etc.), implementing and optimizing text embeddings (e.g. instructor, gte, jina, etc.)  as well as using toolchains around them (e.g. Ollama, langchain, etc.)
  • Interest in defining and implementing methods on monitoring of output quality
  • Desire to quickly and pragmatically bring value to users, iterate and then improve
  • High curiosity to stay up to date with state of the art of this fast moving field
  • Interest and/or experience in hardware engineering concepts such as requirements engineering and verification planning


Compensation, benefits and perks 🎉

  • Comprehensive health insurance;
  • Nilo.health, a mental health and wellbeing support platform;
  • Generous Learning & Development budget and training days;
  • Remote-friendly (you can work from home or from our cool office in Lisbon - you choose!);
  • Commuting budget if you decide to come to the office;
  • Home internet allowance;
  • A lot of fun team activities every once in a while 🪩

Salary Range 50,000 - 70,000 Euros. 


🎯 What Matters to Us

  • Big-thinking in pursuit of purpose
  • Diversity of thought
  • Courage of conviction
  • Transparency of intent
  • Ingenuity of AND
  • Agility in action
  • Adaptability of approach
  • Grit in pursuit of mission

🌍 Also, we would like you to know

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

💡 Learn more about why a career at Altium is an opportunity like no other: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAYCOLpPLPE 

✈️ Altium Benefits: https://careers.altium.com/#s-benefits 

👏 Are you already an Altium employee? Please apply directly through our internal Greenhouse job board. If you have questions, please contact HR.

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