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Machine Learning Engineering Manager - Link

Machine Learning Engineering Manager - Link
New York, US
130,000 - 206,000
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Job Description

Kensho is an Artificial Intelligence company that builds solutions to uncover insights in messy and unstructured data that enable critical workflows and empower businesses to make decisions with conviction. Our products are powered by state-of-the-art Machine Learning techniques that allow customers to unlock insights faster using Artificial Intelligence, including voice-to-text transcription, data extraction from documents and natural language processing that gives computers the ability to comprehend and analyze human language.

As a Machine Learning Engineering Manager at Kensho Link, you will be responsible for driving machine learning efforts as they relate to applied research and productionizing machine learning models for automated record linking. The Link team builds world-class solutions that map clients’ entities' data (companies, transactions, people, etc.) to unique ID numbers drawn from S&P Global’s world-class company database with precision and speed. As a manager, you would ensure the team is making measurable progress towards their goals, engaged & maintaining a healthy velocity, and you’ll provide technical insights and contributions to the team as well. The ideal candidate has a passion for working with structured data.

At Kensho, we believe in flexibility-first, and give our employees the opportunity to work from where they feel most productive and engaged (must be in the United States). We also value in-person collaboration, so there may be times when travel to one of our Kensho hubs (NY/DC/MA) will be required for team meetings or company events.

Kensho states that the anticipated base salary range for the position is 180k

  • 250k. In addition, this role is eligible for an annual incentive bonus and equity plans. At Kensho, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.


What You’ll Do

  • Manage a dedicated team of Applied ML scientists and ML engineers who design, build and maintain state-of-the-art capabilities that power Kensho LINK

  • Ensure that the team builds production-ready modeling code that can be scaled out to large volume of data

  • Apply creative thinking to solve complex modeling problems

  • Collaborate with the product, go-to-market, and engineering leaders to define the team’s strategic vision and the most promising problems to go after

  • Grow, mentor, coach and develop your team members both professionally and technically

  • Partner with our talent acquisition team to hire Applied ML scientists and ML engineers to expand the team

  • Be hands-on to the extent that it makes sense for your team

Who You Are

  • Have 5+ years of industry experience designing, building, evaluating, and maintaining robust and scalable production ML systems

  • Have 2+ years of management experience

  • Have experience mentoring and/or building a team of engineers. We are looking for someone who can think long term about hiring and training

  • Have experience partnering with a product manager

  • Have a deep understanding of modern ML system design, from problem framing to deployment and monitoring in production

  • Are an innovation oriented person who can come up with out-of-the-box solutions

  • Are a thoughtful and collaborative code reviewer and teammate

  • Are highly organized and result-oriented

  • Measure your professional success by your team’s success

Technologies We Love

  • ML : Lightgbm, XGBoost, NetworkX, Weights & Biases

  • Deployment : Airflow, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS

  • Datastores : Postgres, SQLite, S3, Elasticsearch


At Kensho, we pride ourselves on providing top-of-market benefits, including:

  •   Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance 

- 100% company paid premiums

  •   Unlimited Paid Time Off
  •   26 weeks of 100% paid Parental Leave (paternity and maternity)
  •   401(k) plan with 6% employer matching
  •   Generous company matching on donations to non-profit charities
  •   Up to $20,000 tuition assistance toward degree programs, plus up to $4,000/year for ongoing professional education such as industry conferences
  •   Plentiful snacks, drinks, and regularly catered lunches
  •   Dog-friendly office (CAM office)
  •   In-office gyms and showers (CAM, DC)
  •   Bike sharing program memberships
  •   Compassion leave and elder care leave
  •   Mentoring and additional learning opportunities
  •   Opportunity to expand professional network and participate in conferences and events 

About Kensho

Kensho is an Artificial Intelligence company that builds solutions to uncover insights in messy and unstructured data that enable critical workflows and empower businesses to make decisions with conviction.

Kensho was founded in 2013 and was acquired by S&P Global in 2018. Kensho continues to operate as a startup in order to maintain our distinct, independent brand and to promote our breakthrough, innovative culture. Our team of Kenshins enjoy a dynamic and collaborative work environment that runs autonomously from S&P Global, while leveraging the unparalleled breadth and depth of data and resources available as part of S&P Global. As Kenshins, we pride ourselves on maintaining an innovative culture that depends on diversity and inclusion.

We are an equal opportunity employer that welcomes future Kenshins with all experiences and perspectives. Kensho is headquartered in Cambridge, MA, with offices in New York City, and Washington D.C. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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