Director of Engineering, Machine Learning Platform

Director of Engineering, Machine Learning Platform

The Team

Upstart is looking for an experienced engineering leader for our core Machine Learning Platform.  We are the first lending platform to leverage machine learning to price credit and automate the borrowing process.  Our engineering and data science teams collaborate to use non-conventional variables at scale in a constantly improving underwriting model.

In this role, you will be responsible for the core infrastructure which supports the analytics, development, deployment, and monitoring across all ML solutions in the company.

If you are looking for the opportunity to join a hyper-growth company, develop a high performing team and make an outsized, lasting impact on an organization, this may be the right opportunity for you,

Position Location - This role is available in the following locations: Remote within the US, San Mateo,CA and Columbus, OH. 

Time Zone Requirements - This team operates on the East and West Coast time zones.

Travel Requirements - This team has regular on-site collaboration sessions. These occur 3 days per Quarter at the San Mateo,CA or Columbus, OH office. If you need to travel to make these meetups, Upstart will cover all travel related expenses.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Partner with our recruiting team to attract a diverse team of exceptional engineers,
  • Coach individuals and managers through career and skill development,
  • Partner with product management, data scientists, and other internal stakeholders to set the technical roadmap for our analytical and ML capabilities,
  • Partner with data science teams on the development and deployment of new ML solutions.

What we’re looking for: 

  • Have 10+ years of engineering management experience, and 15+ years overall software engineering experience,
  • Have led teams of 25+ engineers and have experience managing managers,
  • Have a track record of attracting and developing great engineering talent,
  • Are well versed in agile development methodologies,
  • Have expertise in cloud native / big data technologies, 
  • Have expertise in MLOps / ML platform development,
  • Are an excellent communicator in person and in writing,
  • Are comfortable working with remote teams,
  • Want to be part of a dynamic and fast paced environment.

What you’ll love: 

  • Competitive Compensation (base + bonus & equity)
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Personal Development and Technology & Ergonomic Budgets 
  • Life insurance and disability benefits 
  • Clubs and Activities  (Game Nights, Fitstarters, Superwomen, Book Club, Investing Club, Money Discussions, Photography Club and Basketball teams) 
  • Generous vacation policy
  • 401(k) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Catered lunches + snacks & drinks

The minimum base pay for this position in Colorado is $190,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This information is provided in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay Act. It is specific to Colorado and may not be applicable to other locations.

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