Vice President of Technology

Added: 6/6/2022

REF: 17534

Contract: Permanent

Location: San Francisco, California, United States

Vice President of Machine Learning & Engineering

Our client are a next-generation Artificial Intelligence start-up who are creating world-class algorithms to better predict and understand consumer behavior. They leverage best-in-class models to build highly scalable products and services to deliver precise recommendations without infringing on consumer data privacy.

As a Vice President of Machine Learning & Engineering, you will play a pivotal role in building and scaling their applied machine learning processes, technical infrastructure, and team. You will be the highest-ranking technical employee in the company with immeasurable impact!

Responsibilities:

  • Being involved in key strategic decision-making processes in areas like machine learning, data pipelines,  web infrastructure, CI/CD, DevOps, internal tooling, microservices, etc.
  • Leading from the front as a hands-on manager that builds robust systems and manages, coaches, supports, and mentors their ML, software, and data engineers.
  • Owning systems end-to-end and being the driver behind building new features, scaling infrastructure, and continuously modernizing our tech stack.
  • Rapidly scaling our technology team by attracting and retaining exceptional, industry-leading talent.

Technical Qualifications:

  • B.S. in a highly quantitative field (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Operations Research, etc.) or equivalent experience (Advanced Degree preferred) 
  • 8+ years of technical project leadership in cloud-native, ML, and engineering-heavy projects.
  • 4+ of Applied Machine Learning and Data experience
  • 1+ years of start-up experience
  • Proven experience with HTTP API Architecture (REST preferred)
  • Familiarity with relational and NoSQL databases

Bonus:

  • Interest in Recommendation, Personalization, Search, and general eCommerce systems/engines

 

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