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ABOUT US

Unlikely AI is an early stage Artificial Intelligence start-up based in London.

We develop products that do things previously considered impossible for computers.
We value contrarian big thinking to achieve this.

Our first product is Crossword Genius - an app containing an AI, Ross, who can solve and explain even the most difficult cryptic crossword clues. The app also uses state-of-the-art machine vision to read in crosswords found in newspapers via the smartphone camera and allow solving on your device. See this post announcing the product.

WE'RE HIRING!

For more information contact us at jobs@unlikely.ai

Please check on one of the jobs below to read the job specifications

Senior Full Stack Developer with Minimum 6 Years Experience

This is an opportunity to join an exciting artificial intelligence startup as an extremely early employee and help define the company, the product and the software engineering practices. Please see Our Company Principles to understand more about what we value.

We are looking for a software engineer with at least six years experience in a variety of roles.

Location:

  • Central London near Liverpool Street station.

Required:

  • Computer science or engineering degree
  • AWS and building scalable systems within it
  • Understanding of modern best practices for agile software development and a willingness to adapt these to a tiny team and further adapt as the company grows
  • C++
  • Relational database design and best practices
  • Python
  • At least 6 years experience.

Desirable:

  • Mobile application development: iOS and Android Mobile web development.
  • Understanding of the state-of-the-art in Artificial Intelligence.
  • Understanding of modern machine-learning techniques. 

To apply please send your resume and a covering email to jobs@unlikely.ai 

Full Stack Developer with Minimum 2 Years Experience

This is an opportunity to join an exciting artificial intelligence startup as an extremely early employee and help define the company, the product and the software engineering practices. Please see Our Company Principles to understand more about what we value.
 
We are looking for a software engineer with at least two years experience.
 
Location: central London near Liverpool Street station.
 
Required:
  • Computer science or engineering degree
  • Understanding of modern best practices for agile software development and a willingness to adapt these to a tiny team and further adapt as the company grows
  • Relational database design and best practices
  • Python
  • Linux
  • At least 2 years experience
 
Desirable:
  • C++
  • AWS and building scalable systems within it
  • Machine Learning
  • Mobile application development: iOS and Android
  • Mobile web development
 
To apply please send your resume and a covering email to jobs@unlikely.ai 

Crossword Enthusiast/Expert

Unlikely AI has a smartphone app Crossword Genius (www.crosswordgenius.com) that can enable people to enjoy cryptic crosswords on their phone. The app also has Ross - an artificial intelligence who can explain and solve clues for users when asked.

Unlikely AI is looking for a crossword expert/enthusiast to provide some internal cryptic crossword firepower within our small team and to help teach Ross more of what he doesn’t know about cryptic crossword solving!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Solve cryptic crossword clues and help identify and fix knowledge gaps in the AI.
  • Check, source and edit crosswords for possible inclusion in future versions of the app.
  • Identify and categorise clues that Ross cannot solve to support future improvements in the AI.
  • Attend training and meetings at the office in London, when required.

Requirements/Desired Characteristics: 

  • Must love cryptic crosswords and enjoy solving them. An avid solver.  
  • A high standard of solving skill, e.g. solving most days a typical daily cryptic crossword such as the Times or Telegraph.
  • Detailed knowledge of the different types of cryptic clues, what is considered fair and not fair and the mechanics of creating clues. Someone who has set cryptic crosswords or been a crossword editor for a publication would be ideal.
  • Proficient computer skills including the ability to use web-based tools, spreadsheets, email etc. is a requirement. Not required but someone with a much higher degree of computer literacy: e.g. a computer science or programming background would be ideal.
  • Ability to work independently, with a solid work ethic and routine.
  • Well-organised with good attention to detail.
  • Must own or have access to an iPhone or iPad in order to run Crossword Genius and probably a computer for efficient data entry/use of web based tools.
  • Located within a 2-hour travel radius of central London as occasional trips to the office for training or meetings will be needed.
  • Ideally also interested in other types of crossword such as American style crosswords.

To apply please send your resume and a covering email to jobs@unlikely.ai

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