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Engineering Manager - Infrastructure Engineering

San Francisco, California
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About Us:
At Scale, our mission is to accelerate the development of Machine Learning and AI applications across multiple markets. Our first product is a suite of APIs that allow AI teams to generate high-quality ground truth data. Our customers include OpenAI, Zoox, Lyft, Pinterest, Airbnb, nuTonomy, and many more.

Scale AI is an equal opportunity employer. We aim for every person at Scale to feel like they matter, belong, and can be their authentic selves so they can do their best work. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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We are looking for a talented, motivated Engineering Leader to join our Infrastructure Engineering team and help us continue to scale as quickly as we can. The team is looking for a leader who wants to bring their passion for infrastructure to help build our world class products. In this role, you would be expected to lead and manage the Infrastructure/Platform Team. The mission of this team is to provide cutting edge, reliable and easy to use infrastructure for numerous Engineering, Data, and Analytics customers within scale. This team is responsible for powering the core of the business including; data ingestion, distributed compute framework, querying infrastructure and platform security.

You will

  • Be responsible for growing and developing a team of talented and motivated engineers with high expectations around individual ownership and impact
  • Set the direction of your team; anticipate strategic and scaling-related challenges via thoughtful planning, both from a personnel and technical standpoint
  • Foster a collaborative, ambitious, and outcome-driven culture that embodies our values.
  • Work hands on with the engineers/program managers to design new solutions and take on technical problems yourself
  • As the engineering lead for a infrastructure team, work closely with the various partner teams to understand and align with their roadmaps and goals to maximize your team’s impact
  • Build systems capable of handling millions of frames of data every day, making it available to both our workforce and our internal teams in a high availability way
  • Partner with our People team to attract and engage top talent
  • Use your strong technical background to discuss and guide on complex problems
  • Be responsible for accelerating velocity for our infra/data org
  • Provide continuous feedback, address underperformance, and recognize the individual strengths and contributions of your team members

Nice to haves:

  • Prior startup experience to help us grow responsibly
  • Experience with core AWS technologies such as VPC, EC2, ALB, ASG, Spot Instances
  • Experience in operating or managing Infrastructure such as Spark, Presto, Hive
  • Experience working with Docker, Kubernetes, and Infrastructure as code (eg terraform); especially for running GPU workloads
  • Experience with compliance programs such as SOC2, ISO27001, FedRAMP, HIPAA, PCI or operating within a compliance driven environment.
  • 2+ years experience leading and growing successful backend, data, or infrastructure teams
  • Experience managing teams up to 10-30 people
  • Experience in operational product focused companies

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