Archipelago · Nov 3rd 2020
We’re only able to consider applicants based in the United States at this time. (You can work remotely anywhere in the United States. Once it is safe to do so, you’ll be welcome to work from our San Francisco office as well, if that is what you prefer.)
Archipelago is a Silicon Valley start-up working to change how risk is insured. Our platform enables large real estate owners, managers, brokers & insurance carriers to efficiently map their portfolio, manage their risks, and underwrite them, through a mix of machine learning and human intelligence. Our founders are tech & finance entrepreneurs with several IPOs and acquisitions under their belts. We are headquartered in San Francisco, have raised several rounds of VC funding, and currently employ over fifty people across the US & Europe.
About the position
We’re looking for a Program Manager to help us manage design, deliver & iterative improve of our ML & Data Pipelines, using a mix of software and human operators. Our system system relies on CV/NLP algorithms, as well as a workforce of humans accomplishing labeling-like operations, and we'd like to work with someone who has significant experience managing both. We’re a small team distributed around the world, with headquarters in San Francisco. We iterate quickly, build for the long term, and are looking for smart, independent folks who want to ply their trade with like-minded people.
The ideal candidate will be comfortable working collaboratively, across teams & timezones, and helping us define our platform culture. You’ll have significant impact, since the product & team is in its early stages. You’ll have a full team to support you, from research and design, through planning, development, deployment, delivery, and iteration.
Manage design, delivery & improvement of our data pipelines
Work alongside the Product, Design & Engineering teams, as well as our human operators & business experts to help improve our pipelines
Help manage long-term milestones and weekly engineering iterations
Catalyze consensus from C-suite, Product, Design, Engineering and Customer Success teams
Proactively identify delivery risks and mitigate them
Experience and Qualifications
5+ years experience working for a startup (or tech company) as a Program Manager, Product Manager, or Engineering Manager
2+ years experience managing ML pipelines
2+ years experience managing human labeling operations (e.g. Mechanical Turk, dedicated contractors, etc.)
Some hands-on software development experience
2+ years of remote work experience
You know how to communicate clearly no matter the medium: on Slack, task trackers, video calls, emails, in person, etc.
You’ll join at an early stage of the company, so you can take something from 0 to 1
We’re a supportive team who will give you as much assistance or independence as you like
We offer a full benefits package, including medical/vision/dental, 401(k), work-from-home budget, etc. — depending on location
Our headquarters are in San Francisco, but we’ve been a distributed company from the start.