Lead Product Manager, Machine Learning

San Francisco

Formation is seeking a Lead Product Manager for Machine Learning to drive the strategy, execution and alignment of our software and organization. Our platform learns and adapts to people's preferences, habits, and feedback — orchestrating highly relevant experiences that are unique to each person. The largest brands in the world use our platform to change the way people engage across multiple industries, be it retail, finance, or healthcare.

As a leader on Formation's Product Management team, you will define problem spaces and solutions, demonstrate prioritization mastery, and communicate with all internal teams and Fortune 500 clients. You will partner with Engineering, Data Science, Design, Customer Success, and Business Operations to ensure the success of the team's product goals. Ultimately, you care deeply about creating elegant, highly crafted and innovative experiences.

We are also thrilled to be named one of the Top 50 startups by LinkedIn! If you're up for the challenge of a lifetime, we want to embrace it with you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with engineers and data scientists to build end to end machine learning pipelines, including training data preparation, model training, hyperparameter optimization, model serving, versioning, and monitoring
  • Support proof-of-concept teams in building and operationalizing machine learning enabled marketing solutions for the world’s largest consumer brands
  • Own Formation’s machine learning roadmap and product development from ideation through go-to-market
  • Generalize and iteratively improve the sophistication of Formation’s machine learning models to solve a variety of personalization and optimization objectives
  • Be the Machine Learning thought leader on the Product Team. Educate colleagues and executives on various Machine Learning approaches through presentations, literature review, user research, market analysis and product results

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in product management
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with Machine Learning algorithms and techniques in a technical capacity - preferably as a data scientist or a machine learning engineer
  • Excellent verbal and written skills with the ability to persuade, influence, and build internal momentum for critical initiatives
  • Consistent track record for solving critical problems on large scale enterprise products with the ability to navigate technical tradeoffs in application and platform development.
  • Prior experience with agile development methodologies

About Formation

Formation distills complex customer data into uniquely tailored experiences. Our business is building lasting, trusted relationships between people and brands — and making it look easy.

We're already reaching millions of people a day, and we're just getting started. Our founding leadership is equal parts business, design, and engineering — because we believe differing perspectives + passionate discourse achieve the greatest outcomes.

We are collectively talented, but approach our work with candor and humility. We share our whole selves with our colleagues and believe that the most meaningful outcomes are made through teamwork and accountability. We make time to learn and iterate to further our efforts to do extraordinary work.

Formation is committed to inclusion and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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