Head of AI
About Applied Intuition
Applied Intuition is a vehicle software supplier that accelerates the adoption of safe and intelligent machines worldwide. Founded in 2017, Applied Intuition provides a simulation and validation platform for various industries such as automotive, trucking, construction, and more. 18 of the top 20 global automakers rely on Applied Intuition’s solutions to shorten development cycles, deliver high-quality systems, and accelerate the production of modern vehicles with confidence. Applied Intuition is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, with offices in Ann Arbor, MI, Washington, DC, Munich, Stockholm, Seoul, and Tokyo. Learn more at https://applied.co.
Please note that we are an in-office company, which means the expectation is that you would come in to your Applied Intuition office 5 days a week.
About the role
We are looking for a true industry leader who will set the technical direction and business strategy for an untapped area in generative AI across our core product pillars. You will help position Applied Intuition as the AI-first vehicle software supplier to the largest OEMs in the world. You will lead a team of world class software and machine learning engineers who will be developing AI capabilities that will revolutionize the way that people interact with vehicles. This position is ideal for a leader with a strong background in AI and machine learning, a commitment to quality, and a desire to make a real impact on our customers.
At Applied Intuition, you will:
- Manage and mentor a team of talented software & machine learning engineers
- Partner with a dedicated product manager to build a category-leading product
- Interview and recruit engineers for your team
- Work closely with customers to define requirements for AI capabilities
- Leverage your previous AI knowledge to inform the ideal model architectures
We’re looking for someone who has:
- A Bachelor's degree in computer science, physics, robotics, or related fields from a top institution
- 4+ years working in the machine learning and/or generative AI space
- 2+ years of people management experience
- Programming experience in one of the following: C++, Python, or Java
Nice to have:
- Experience working directly with end users
- Experience building software for technical end users
- A Master’s degree or PhD in computer science, physics, robotics, or related fields
The salary range for this position is $65,000 USD to $400,000 USD annually. This salary range is an estimate, and the actual salary may vary based on the Company's compensation practices.
Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
Applicants will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable federal and state law. Applicants should be aware that for external-facing roles that involve close contact with Company employees or other third parties on the Company's premises, accommodations that involve remaining unvaccinated against COVID-19 may not be deemed reasonable. The Company will engage in the interactive process on an individualized basis taking into account the particular position.
Applied Intuition is an equal opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor. Consequently, the parties agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and that these laws are incorporated herein by reference. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. These regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. The parties also agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of Executive Order 13496 (29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A), relating to the notice of employee rights under federal labor laws.