Machine Learning Manager, Modeling at Flock Safety
About the role
Eliminate Crime. Build Community.
Flock Safety provides the first public safety operating system that empowers private communities and law enforcement to work together to eliminate crime. We are committed to protecting human privacy and mitigating bias in policing with the development of best-in-class technology rooted in ethical design, which unites civilians and public servants in pursuit of a safer, more equitable society.
Our Safety-as-a-Service approach includes affordable devices powered by LTE and solar that can be installed anywhere. Our technology detects and captures objective details, decodes evidence in real-time and delivers investigative leads into the hands of those who matter.
While safety is a serious business, we are a supportive team that is optimizing the remote experience to create strong and fun relationships even when we are physically apart. Our flock of hard-working employees thrive in a positive and inclusive environment, where a bias towards action is rewarded. Flock Safety is headquartered in Atlanta and operates nationwide. We have raised approximately 250M in venture capital including a recent Series D round by Andreessen Horowitz. Now surpassing a 1B valuation, Flock is scaling quickly and seeking the best and brightest to help us meet our goal of eliminating crime in the United States by 25% in the next three years.
About the opportunity
Flock’s Machine Learning Modeling team designs and develops models that decode evidence streams into focused information to help effectively and equitably solve crime. Reporting to the Director of Machine Learning, you will lead a team of high-performing distributed (in the US) ML Engineers and Data Scientists, and drive the strategy and execution of machine learning features that power Flock’s products, working closely with other Engineering and Product teams. This is a hands-on role, where you are expected to balance people management, project management, as well as some coding.
Some challenges you’ll tackle
Help build the vision and roadmap for how Machine Learning is used at Flock and manage its execution Break down project goals into tasks with clear milestones Work with engineers to refine scope and discover the most straightforward path to success Provide technical guidance to help deliver state of the art solutions Coach and mentor engineers Work with the Machine Learning Infrastructure team to help understand what databases, tooling, and automation they should build to accelerate ML at Flock Collaborate across teams to deliver solutions that fit within business requirements Design and report KPIs concerning deployed solutions
BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or proof of equivalent software engineering experience 3+ years experience managing engineering teams 5+ years Machine Learning experience Experience building, deploying, monitoring, and improving Machine Learning solutions Strong experience writing and maintaining Python projects in a team environment Effective oral and written communication skills Basic SQL knowledge Basic git knowledge
Why join the Flock?
When you join the Flock, you are joining a diverse team of passionate, ambitious, intelligent people that put the team over self. We offer competitive salary, benefits, and the opportunity to grow your career at a fast-paced, high growth start up. We genuinely care about the well-being of our employees both in and out of the office and understand the importance of work/life balance. We’d love for you to join us in the fight to eliminate non-violent crime, one neighborhood at a time.
Why you should join Flock Safety
Flock makes wireless security systems for neighborhoods and police departments.
While only 13% of non-violent crime is solved today, with our wireless license plate reading cameras, our goal is to take that to 100%.