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VP of Artificial Intelligence

Mountain View, CA, USA |

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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About us

Are you excited about shaping the self-driving car revolution and beyond? Our goal is to revolutionize transportation to bring safety, convenience and mobility to our roads and communities. In this position, you will be part of the team working towards our vision of ubiquitous autonomous vehicles. Join a small collaborative team of world class researchers and engineers using cutting edge deep learning technology to power the next generation of self-driving cars!

We are Series B funded, totaling $77 million! We are backed by NEA and GGV.

About the role

Asof Artificial Intelligence, you will be responsible for creating overall AI roadmap company and build a cohesive and comprehensive AI strategy for execution of the plan as well as provide technical guidance and align company objectives with development plans. You will champion AI advancement and lead major strategic and cross-functional initiatives to drive implementation of the roadmap. You will oversee AI related research and development and work with multiple teams to develop and implement innovative algorithms and architectures.

Here's what you will do

Work with the other executive of the team to create an AI roadmap and strategy that aligns with company business goals

Provide technical leadership and expertise for research and development of AI technology for our autonomous driving solution

Help guide the team design, develop, implement, and evaluate both traditional as well as deep learning solutions

Manage and lead a cross functional team of diverse and creative individuals and build a culture of innovation and execution

Work on building efficient workflow for experimenting, developing, and testing AI algorithms and architecture including data collection and annotation

Focus on developing technology that is high performing and suitable for implementation in a real world production environments and meets the product and business requirements

Keep abreast of latest development of AI and ML ideas and algorithms both from academic and industry

Here's the background we hope you have

in computer science or related fields with AI/ML specialization

Proven track record of 12+ of progressive data science and ML/AI experience, with 3+ in a significant leadership position managing large tech teams that designed, developed, and launched complex AI solutions

Previous experience autonomous driving projects, especially in perception, predictions and motion planning, is preferred

Demonstrated track record of successfully hiring, motivating, and retaining talented engineers.

Knowledge of machine learning, information retrieval, analytics, statistics, deep learning techniques

Hands on experience in deep learning platform (such as Tensorflow) and models (such as DNN, CNN, RNN, GAN)

Experience and experience with GPU and CPU based efficient and scalable compute platform for deep learning

Experience delivering cloud-based solutions at scale.

Understanding of security and compliance constraints is a plus

Experience in development of multi-threaded event driven serving systems in C++/Python.

Competent in fundamental data structures, algorithms, and computer system

Strong verbal and written communication skills

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