Flashfood is hiring a
Director, Machine Learning
Canada / US RemoteFull-time
As we continue our rapid growth at Flashfood, we are looking for enthusiastic engineers to join our Engineering team. You are a passionate person with deep technical skills and are comfortable working in evolving technology infrastructure. You are a resourceful problem solver, future thinker, independent, and excited about having a big impact.
Who We Are:
At Flashfood, we are on a mission to reduce the environmental impact of food waste and feed people more affordably. At a time where food prices are rising and climate change begs to be addressed, you won’t find a better place to do work that makes a positive impact on people and the planet.
Our remote team comes from a variety of backgrounds, united by our desire to create a better world. That translates into a fast-paced workplace that puts people first. Our casual and collaborative culture makes us who we are. We live by our Culture Boards - a set of principles that drive us to stay confident but humble, patient but persistent, united but able to challenge, and most of all, to create a safe space where we can be authentic selves.
Our common commitment to a sustainable future keeps us motivated to push through the challenges we face together. We’re focused on supporting communities, and that starts with empowering our people. 51% of our teammates and 47% of managers at Flashfood identify as women.
We are purposeful about instilling inclusion into our company culture and are committed to building a blame-free environment where people can learn, grow and thrive.
What You Will Do
Who You Are
Technologies we use
A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
5+ years of industry (post academic) experience in a machine learning based computer vision development environment and has successfully building and shipping commercial-grade products
Proven track record of building and leading high-performing ML teams
Deep technical expertise in ML, data science, and statistics, with experience in developing, deploying, and maintaining machine learning models at scale
Strong mathematical background: PDE, linear algebra, Fourier transform, multivariate and high dimensional modeling, statistics/probability theory for object detection methodologies
Strong theoretical knowledge in machine learning: supervised learning, semi-supervised learning, unsupervised learning, and reinforcement learning
A team-first mindset and a commitment to promoting an inclusive and open-minded company culture
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth startup environment, and a willingness to roll up their sleeves and work as an individual contributor when needed
Strong written/verbal communication skills
Experience with retail and specifically the retail grocery vertical
Experience with customer-facing mobile products
The requirements listed in job descriptions are guidelines, not hard and fast rules. You don’t have to satisfy every requirement or meet every qualification listed. If your skills are transferable, apply. Applying gives you the opportunity to be considered!
Flashfood is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an accessible recruitment process. Please advise should you need any accommodation throughout the recruitment process. All your information will be treated confidentially.