Machine Learning Team Lead

Austin, Texas, United States

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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Our Machine Learning Team Lead will lead our Machine Learning (ML) initiatives and help us build great products. You’ll also manage our infrastructure and ensure all internal ML systems operate securely and effectively. To be successful in this role, you should be confident in managing our teams while, at the same time, setting goals, budgets and timelines for various projects. We also expect you to be in charge of our software integrations, contractor management, and to oversee all software development from ideation to execution. Ultimately, you’ll make sure we use innovative technologies that maximize our productivity and help our company grow.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee Machine Learning development teams and their projects
  • Monitor reliability and performance of all internal ML systems and suggest improvements
  • Ensure compliance with security regulations
  • Manage Machine Learning projects by setting requirements, goals, and timelines
  • Manage the team’s budget and monitor costs
  • Design strategies for future development projects based on the company’s overall objectives and resources
  • Hire ML engineers and Data Scientists and coordinate their training
  • Implement innovative technologies
  • Coordinate with external stakeholders for new ML integrations and tools


  • Work experience as an engineering manager or in a similar senior-level position at an engineering or data science department
  • Experience in the Machine Learning domain and building/maintaining production prediction pipelines
  • Extensive experience with cloud technologies and modern human-computer interfaces
  • Hands-on experience in back-end development, data engineering, and ML integration
  • Good understanding of agile methodologies
  • Leadership abilities with a strategic mind
  • Excellent project management skills
  • BSc/MSc in Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science or relevant experience


  • A competitive base salary plus bonuses
  • Full Medical and Dental PPO Insurance that is 100% paid for by the company
  • 401k Retirement Plan - Fully matched up to 6%
  • Flexible work schedule that is based on performance rather than time
  • Unlimited paid vacation after one year of employment
  • Relaxed dress code and open office environment
  • Full stocked break room, breakfast taco Tuesday, catered lunches Monday - Friday
  • A supportive culture that encourages health and personal improvement

What you'll love about us:

  • We are self-funded and profitable (and growing fast)
  • We were named a Top Workplace in 2021 by Austin American-Statesman, one of Inc Magazine’s 2020 Best Place to Work, and BuiltIn Austin’s 2020 Best Places to Work in Austin, Best Perks & Benefits, and Best Paying List.
  • Lots of room for growth – we empower our people then get out of their way
  • Fun – we're passionate and enjoy what we do
  • Empathy - we care about our employees and our customers

Pushnami was built on the principles of positivity and acceptance. We strive to build an inclusive work environment that uses our success to make a genuine impact on the community around us. No employee or applicant will face discrimination/harassment based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status.

Job region(s): North America
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