Machine Learning Engineering Manager - Remote, Full Time


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Spreetail is an ecommerce company that connects brands with customers wherever they love to shop online. We delight our customers every day by putting our technology, marketing, and supply chain to work for them behind the scenes. Born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, Spreetail has grown into offices and fulfillment centers in 8 cities across 6 states.
Spreetail's Software team, known internally as Toolkit, consists of Engineering, Product Management, and User Experience. This team builds a completely home-grown software to compete against top players in the ecommerce industry.  The software controls our business from beginning to end: ordering, marketing, inventory, customer service, and accounting. We use the latest and greatest libraries and development methodologies to build elegant solutions to complex, real-world problems.   

This role is 100% remote:

  • In order to qualify for remote work, candidates need to reside or be willing to move to Indiana.

As a Machine Learning Engineering Manager, you will:

  • Actively seek feedback on current software, tools, and processes.
  • Take a hands-on approach to building the solution.
  • Collaborate with other leads, product managers, and delivery managers to smoothly run the agile development process and to ensure understanding and execution of engineering vision for product identity.
  • Actively and constructively give and receive feedback to drive team success; you communicate where people stand with honesty and sincerity.
  • Support project completion amidst adversity with a positive attitude; you are able to shift and a quickly changing environment.
  • Message and reinforce the vision, purpose, and strategy of the team.
  • Demonstrate engagement, promoting a sense of urgency and establish and enforce a sense of accountability.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and solutions-focused mindset so your teammates and business stakeholders look forward to working with you; you tackle difficult issues with optimism and confidence.
  • Have high attention to detail and focus on the quality of the team's applications, as well as the continual review of the code and where the process can be made more efficient.
  • Build and maintain great relationships with your technology partners and business stakeholders. You are able to influence and escalate as needed to drive key business outcomes.
  • Be a trusted technical expert and your teammates and stakeholders learn from you.
  • Translate status, needs, and gaps upward to Software and Technology leadership to drive productivity and departmental goal achievement.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning and a desire to harness the benefits of new technology.
  • Be an advocate for continuous improvement within the squads as well as a culture that supports change: you support the overall technical direction of the organization.

Who you are:

  • Accountable for the quality of software development, architectural soundness, and scalability of solutions for your team.
  • Accountable for defects that make it to production and root cause analysis of incidents in a particular area.
  • Accountable for design and maintenance of the machine learning and tool architecture.
  • An expert in React, Node, Typescript, and Python; expert in Machine Learning and forecasting tools development and concepts.
  • Accountable for non-functional requirements, following engineering standards, and promoting engineering best practices for the team.
  • Responsible for building efficient teams and solutions to complex business problems, you step forward to lead and tackle challenging assignments.
  • Responsible for dissecting and understanding business processes and translating them to engineering tasks.
  • Able to align technical requirements with business requirements to align with the long-term vision of the product and alter the vision as technical and business needs evolve.
  • Closely aligned product and delivery manager to scope incoming software requests.
  • Passionate about problem-solving; you ask the right questions to accurately analyze situations.
  • Responsible for performance management of your team and supporting their career development.
  • Able to establish Data Versioning Protocol for the team.
  • Able to create an environment of knowledge sharing and growth, placing a high priority on leading and developing others through coaching, feedback, stretch assignments, and exposure to other departments/leaders; you help developers make the best engineering decisions and gain the best insights.
  • Able to translate engineering concepts and needs to a common language that businesses can understand.
  • Able to contribute to an overall roadmap for product identity.
•Unit Appreciation Rights: Up to 5% of yearly salary; based upon company and team performance•Company Bonus: Up to 5% of yearly salary; based upon company and team performance•Health Insurance: Spreetail offers two plans:-Aetna PPO: Spreetail covers 100% of premiums for employees and 50% for your spouse and dependents included on the plan.-Aetna HDHP HSA Plan: Spreetail will contribute $500 to an HSA for an employee-only plan or $1000 for your spouse and dependents included on the plan.•Dental Insurance: Spreetail will pay half of the dental coverage for you/spouse/family plans• 401k: Spreetail partners with ForUsAll to provide the opportunity to invest in your future with pre-tax and post-tax plan options•Paid Time Off: untracked time off•Wedding Week: Enjoy an additional 5 paid days off before or after your wedding•Creating a Home: After 2 years of employment, Spreetail will give you $5,000 when you buy a home•Year 3 Vacation: After 3 years of employment, you will be eligible for an all-inclusive vacation•Year 5 Sabbatical: After 5 years of employment, you will be eligible for a 2-week paid sabbatical•Donation Matching: Spreetail will match your donation dollar for dollar, up to $250 ayear and up to $1,000 if you've been here for 5 years•Community Involvement: Spreetail encourages employees to take time off for volunteer opportunities throughout the year, including a semi-annual volunteer week in every community we serve•Product Discount: Enjoy a 20% discount on the products we sell

Equal Opportunity EmployerSpreetail is an equal opportunity employer that hires based on stellar qualifications, positive attitude, and exemplary work ethic rather than factors like age, gender identity, race, nationality, religion, or sexuality.
Job region(s): North America
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