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(Remote) Head of Artificial Intelligence

Company: Silicon Beach Talent
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Head of AI
At Coco, we're dedicated to perfecting the last-mile delivery experience. We strongly believe the delivery service industry in its current state is massively under-serving merchants, and we are committed to creating a frictionless, reliable, consistent, and sustainable delivery experience for merchants and their customers in cities everywhere.
As our Head of AI, you will be responsible for building and leading our autopilot team, reporting directly to our CEO & Co-Founder. Your primary objective is to increase the number of deliveries our global network of remote operators is able to fulfill through automation. You and your team will leverage our extensive, real-world fleet and pilot data to create data pipelines and infrastructure, develop tools to prepare our evolving datasets for rapid retraining cycles, and architect our autopilot stack around our hardware and operational constraints. Autopilot will be our largest driver towards profitability, so you will be responsible for weekly reporting on major business KPIs related to autopilot. At Coco, we don't have R&D labs; quickly releasing products into the real world, rigorously measuring the impact, and then rapidly iterating is core to everything we do. Autopilot is no different.
Responsibilities - Build, manage, and direct Coco's autopilot team - Translate high-level business requirements into highly technical products - Responsible for reporting business KPIs critical to Coco's profitability to the leadership team - Collaborate closely with the Vehicle, Pilot Operations, and Software teams - Responsible for all algorithm, data infrastructure, sensor hardware, and remote operator product and strategy decisions
Requirements - Demonstrated experience bringing machine learning to real-world products from scratch - Strong project management experience with realistic goals and clear objectives - Product-focused leader who believes in quickly releasing products, rigorously measuring the impact, and then rapidly iterating - Worked on highly complex, mission critical systems - Capable of running experiments end-to end, driving data collection, and building simulations - High EQ (In addition to IQ) - Ability to adapt quickly in a fast pace environment - Strong background in computer vision (CNNs, RNNs, etc) and robotics fundamentals (SLAM, sensor fusion, motion planning, state estimation, etc.) - Experience with various sensors, including cameras, 3D LiDAR, and ultrasonics. - Strong mathematical fundamentals - Experience with C/C++, Python, TensorFlow/Pytorch/equivalent, OpenCV, ROS, and Linux environments - Bonus: Worked on self-driving cars in production environment

Keywords: Silicon Beach Talent, Portland , (Remote) Head of Artificial Intelligence, Other , Portland, Maine

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