Head of Machine Learning (remote)
🇺🇸 United States › California › San Francisco (Posted Aug 23 2018)
About the company
BetterUp is a mobile-based coaching platform that brings personalized professional coaching to employees at all levels. We help managers lead better, teams perform better, and employees thrive personally and inspire professionally. Our mission is to help professionals everywhere pursue their lives with greater clarity, purpose, and passion. Our product was developed by a team of leading behavioral scientists, researchers, and technologists. We’re already transforming the way companies approach talent development at high-performing organizations like LinkedIn, Salesforce, Capital One, Deloitte, and Logitech
- Remote work possible
We’re looking for a skilled leader who is interested in building out a team and implementing best practices within our new machine learning division. The majority of our engineering team is distributed across the country, and our collaborative approach to product development helps us establish a highly connected and high performing environment.
On a day to day basis you will:
Collaborate with the engineering, product and design teams to supply data science support for product vision and business decisions
Build processes that enable our teams to be autonomous and outcome-driven
Develop a team a team of world-class machine learning engineers and data scientists
Influence the broader product direction by providing guidance and expertise on data science and machine learning best practices
Applied AI Architect - Build and deploy machine learning models into production designed for operational excellence with regular validation and iteration.
Data Amplifier - Enable scalable data inquiries across the organization with data pipelines, ETL processes and feature engineering.
Product Engineer - Design data driven products and systems with built-in feedback loops for self-optimization.
Insight Spelunker - Answer business questions and influence product roadmap decisions using statistical analysis, ad-hoc reporting, or machine learning algorithms for offline modeling.
Skills & requirements
If you have some or all of the following skills please apply:
7+ years relevant experience, at least part of which in a startup environment
3+ years in a leadership role
Alignment with BetterUp mission of enabling behavior change
Succeeded in a remote work environment
Strong verbal and written communication
Impressive portfolio or Kaggle profile
Deep understanding of cutting edge machine learning principles and techniques (CNN, learning rates, fast.ai)
Expertise with Python and machine learning libraries (Numpy, tensorflow)
Effective analytical presentation skills using living Jupyter notebooks and static presentation formats
Efficient database modeling techniques and SQL experience
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