Machine Learning Engineering Lead

ConverseNow.AI

Austin, TX, USA

Permanent

Jun 30

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We are looking for a talented machine learning engineer and leader with a strong technical background and who are looking for an opportunity to have a huge impact and be part of a growing team in a fast-moving, exciting, and entrepreneurial space. Candidates should have experience leading a team and be comfortable with the whole range of machine learning engineering - including strong analysis, technical project management background, and experience interviewing, mentoring, managing.

Requirements

  • What You’ll Do Here
  • Ensure Delivery and Team Success
  • Drive Projects (demos and releases) to Completion - High Quality and Timeliness
  • Constant adaptation to the requirements of the business - collaborative and flexible
  • Aggressively working to clear blockers and support the team including cross-team coordination and rolling up the sleeves to clear key blockers yourself
  • Driving high standards for analysis, code quality
  • Supporting the push for timely, high-performance demos and production releases
  • Known track record of taking research initiatives to production with proven success

  • People Management
  • Ensuring team productivity and utilization - within the team and across the company
  • Be actively involved in recruiting and team building
  • Be actively involved in performance management and providing performance feedback to the team

  • Machine Learning Technical Analysis
  •  Ensure understanding of the end-goals of the business, priorities, and requirements 
  • Ensuring architecture and technical design is well-aligned with long-term goals
  • Ensure implicit requirements of performance, scalability, flexibility are accounted for
  • Setting goals and definitions of POCs, featuresSuggestion for, utilization and incorporation of new technologies

  • Hands-on Support and Participating in Key Stories/Tasks Where Most Needed.  E.g.
  • Analysis
  • Code Reviews
  • Framework/scaffolding development
  • Data pipelines - data generation
  • Tool development

  • Experience We’re Looking For
  • LeadershipStrong project and program management capabilities
  • Strong people management - experience interviewing and selecting technical talent and performance management/reviews
  • Ability to facilitate, coach/mentor teams and leaders for rapidly delivering high-quality software 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: willing to do what it takes - but improve and formalize when necessary
  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Leadership
  • Strong project and program management capabilities
  • Strong people management - experience interviewing and selecting technical talent and performance management/reviews
  • Ability to facilitate, coach/mentor teams and leaders for rapidly delivering high-quality software Entrepreneurial mindset: willing to do what it takes - but improve and formalize when necessary
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Concept to completion

  • The Type of Team Player We Need
  • Hands-on with machine learning, data pipeline and management, and development
  • Loves Technology - a true Geek at Heart - that keeps us and enjoys the latest and greatest tech
  • Stays current with new technology and trends
  • Enjoys being a team lead - helping other succeedDriven, ambitious, and hard-working (this is not a 9-5 role)Has a high bar of excellence
  • Exceptional reliable and predictable
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Organized and takes ownership of project deliveries
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-moving and ever-changing environment 
  • Communicate widely and often...but as much as necessary, and not too much.
  • Willing and able to “roll up the sleeves” - jump in to help colleagues meet project deliveries Clear verbal & written communication issues and inspiring change and continuous improvement
  • Able to deal with situations of conflict, ambiguity, and uncertainty and guide others to do the same
  • Proactive communicator

Conversenow.AI is a conversational AI company (based out of Austin, TX) specialized in providing voice-based intelligent agents for food ordering. Our systems offer a smooth, human-like ordering experience while providing personalized recommendations to end customers that result in increased sales and reduced expenses for restaurants. Our team is fun, friendly, diverse, global, and includes a wide variety of restaurant industry veterans, talented product designers, data scientists, and engineers. ConverseNow is backed by leading investors and growing quickly. If you are ambitious and driven and want to work with great colleagues on interesting and challenging problems, we encourage you to apply.

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ConverseNow.AI

Automating and personalizing restaurant orders on high volume voice channels ex phone, drive-thru & self-service kiosks.

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