Lead Data Scientist - Deep Learning

San Francisco, California


Position Overview 

The Climate Corporation is looking for an innovative Lead Data Scientist to lead the development and implementation of core AI solutions to impact the operations and foundations of The Climate Corporation’s Science at scale. Working with engineering and scientific leaders, you will set the strategic direction of productizing large scale scientific problems that inform our products and programs. The problems of scaling Agronomic Science via ML and DL are complex and challenging, and you will be leading excellence in Climate’s productization strategy. You will need to adopt an architectural vision and work with Machine Learning Engineers and Data Scientists in our team to accelerate the deployment and quality that our growers and enterprise receive. This is a cross-functional role in which you will collaborate with AI Researchers/Engineers as well as Data Engineers. We will remind you that you can do all this while having fun.

What You Will Do:

  • Architect and lead the tactical implementation on the productizing AI frameworks at scale informing Climate and Bayer products and programs 
  • Provide strategic direction to accelerate the deployment of scientific innovation into efficient and robust ML/DL pipelines 
  • Set the standards that take ML/DL capabilities to the next level at Climate and translate them into actionable projects shooting for operationalization excellence 
  • Starting from ambiguous problem definitions, discover new business opportunities and implement optimal and scalable solutions that leverage multiple methodologies, technologies, and skill sets
  • Mentor and coach a team of talented data scientists and machine learning engineers to adopt an MLOps mentality that empowers the rest of the organization
  • Build trusted partnerships across the company. Enable functions by supporting them and leading new AI capabilities for the entire company

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, Math, Engineering, or other quantitative discipline
  • 7+ years commercial experience as a technical leader with exceptional hands-on experience in building AI capabilities
  • 2+ years experience leading the execution of data-intensive projects in a cross-functional setting
  • Demonstrated experience implementing AI solutions working with a wide-array of data science and engineering infrastructure and relevant cloud solutions 
  • Expert adopter of CD4ML to ensure quality in the ML/DL process
  • Natural team player and focused on customer needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge of AI technologies and capabilities
  • Experience translating scientific frameworks into scalable AI solutions
  • Experience with MLOps best practices, tooling, and infrastructure
  • Interested in understanding Agronomic Science, Imagery, and Geospatial frameworks to investigate how it can be translated into scalable Data Science to better serve our customers and enterprise

What We Offer:  

Our teams are composed of industry experts, top scientists, and talented engineers. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best possible products and experiences for our customers.

We provide competitive salaries and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

  • Superb medical, dental, vision, life, disability benefits, and a 401k matching program
  • A stocked kitchen with a large assortment of snacks & drinks to get you through the day
  • Encouragement to get out of the office and into the field with agents and farmers to see first-hand how our products are being used
  • We take part and offer various workshops, conferences, meet-up groups, tech-talks, and hackathons to encourage participation and growth in both community involvement and career development

We also hinge our cultural DNA on these five values:

  • Inspire one another
  • Innovate in all we do
  • Leave a mark on the world
  • Find the possible in the impossible
  • Be direct and transparent

Learn more about our team and our mission:

The Climate Corporation - The Technology Behind Making A Difference

https://youtu.be/c5TgbpE9UBI or visit https://climate.com/careers

Climate aims to create a welcoming and collaborative environment for our employees in which a diverse set of perspectives and voices are represented and celebrated. 

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, The Climate Corporation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex (including pregnancy), protected veteran status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any unlawful criterion existing under applicable federal, state, or local laws. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@climate.com