Prompt Engineer at iOLAP, an Elixirr Company

Posted on (a month ago)

Johannesburg, South Africa

Industry: Information Technology & Services

Job Type: Full-time

Experience Level: Entry Level

Job Description

Are you passionate about creating scalable and innovative solutions using cutting-edge AI/ML technologies? Are you excited about exploring new methodologies and staying updated with the latest advancements in AI/ML? Are you adept at evaluating model performance and iterating to improve accuracy, scalability, and efficiency?

As a Prompt Engineer your primary responsibility will be to engineer effective and innovative prompts for our large language models, with a special focus on NLP (Natural Language Processing) and NLU (Natural Language Understanding).

Discover the opportunity to join our Data & Analytics department and work closely with a group of like-minded individuals with cutting-edge technologies!


  • Design prompts for large language models, ensuring high performance and accuracy
  • Implement and fine-tune NLP and NLU algorithms for enhanced language understanding
  • Build and maintain AI agents while meeting desired specifications and quality standards
  • Continuously monitor and improve language model performance through testing and fine-tuning
  • Develop functions to streamline prompt engineering processes
  • Build tools and frameworks to enhance prompt generation and iteration
  • Conduct research to improve prompt-based AI model performance
  • Optimize data storage, retrieval, and processing for efficiency and reliability
  • Collaborate with teams to design and improve engineering strategies


  • Background in Machine Learning, especially in NLP and NLU
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python
  • Experience in reinforcement learning
  • Knowledge of prompt engineering methodologies and best practices
  • Experience with large language models and frameworks for building with LLMs (Langchain, LlamaIndex)
  • Skilled in building tools and functions for AI applications
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Work-level proficiency of English


  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge AI/ML technologies
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment
  • Continuous learning and professional development opportunities