Machine Learning Engineer


 150k - 180k
 United States  (Mountain View, CA)
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About kea

Launched in 2018, kea is one of the fastest-growing companies changing the way restaurants operate. We've raised $26 million from Tier 1 Silicon Valley investors, and we're not stopping there. Originating in Mountain View, California, and now fully remote, we are building a team that is excited about our mission: drive the world’s commerce by empowering restaurants to operate more intelligently and own their relationship with customers. The first product in our platform, kea Voice, takes orders over the phone at a high level of efficiency and consistency so that restaurants can focus on making delicious food. That's a win-win!

Our Commitment as a team

At kea, we live our values--we are committed to innovation while moving as one unit at high velocity. We are compassionate and care for others. We are open and transparent. We play to win the long game. As you review the below keep Our Commitment in mind. Your uniqueness is valued and differences of opinion, background, and ability are welcomed. If you think you satisfy even just a few of the below points, please apply!

About the role

kea is looking for a Machine Learning Engineer to join our team. You should be a creative generalist who can take a model from ideation and development all the way to production and optimization. You’ll become the subject matter expert for the voice ordering problem, and come up with new ways to automate parts of the phone call. We have some incredibly interesting data to work with, and you’ll have the opportunity to work with other engineers to refine the source data we collect for models. This role is highly entrepreneurial, and you’ll have substantial autonomy to figure out how to solve the problem. You will work on a cutting-edge AI automation platform, containing a blend of Conversational Design, AI/ML Models, and Restaurant-Industry specific technology

What your day-to-day looks like

  • Ideate and investigate potential approaches for automating aspects of voice-based ordering
  • Collaborate with other engineers to refine the data you’ll need for models
  • Design and implement infrastructure for running the ML lifecycle end-to-end, including data pipelines
  • Write high-quality production code as you build robust and scalable machine-learning systems

What sets you up for success

  • 5+ years of software engineering, including Machine Learning experience
  • Strong understanding of Automated Speech Recognition, machine learning models, data analysis, and supervised learning methods
  • End-to-end experience with model design, development, and MLOps
  • Proficiency in writing production-quality code in Python and Typescript / Javascript on Node.js
  • Experience with Conversational Design
  • You enjoy helping to define and solve open-ended problems

What we offer:

  • Generous stock option plan
  • 100% employer-paid medical and mental health care benefits. Vision and dental also available.
  • Flexible time off
  • Remote work
  • Ownership, responsibility, and empowerment in what you do
  • Incredible teammates and a caring workplace culture
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