Machine Learning Manager (Compute for Deep Learning)

Toronto, ON M5V1P9

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: AI/ML Leadership Job Number: 1711

Job Description

gdR has partnered with one of global tech's rising stars to build their Toronto office. Our client is changing the game of compute to enable AI and deep learning. Having raised in excess of $100M venture capital, with industry leading founders, and significant customers (e.g., research labs) that are using their system (it's not just a chip), they are well positioned to grow into an industry leader that's conquered challenges that people have described as impossible. 

Position Highlights

  • The ML Manager will be responsible for leading and scaling a team of ML Engineers in the new Toronto office. 
  • Your team will develop the software connecting representations of existing deep learning frameworks with the platform’s customized back-end
  • Contribute to the next generation system architecture with hardware and systems teams and provide software perspective for feature prioritization
  • Understand the runtime environments of existing frameworks and the backend, and lead the technical direction for an execution model connecting them together in a way that is seamless to the user
  • Develop and grow relationships with the dev teams and developer communities of ML Frameworks to collaborate on integration needs and future direction

Required Experience & Skills

  • Strong understanding of deep learning model architectures and training protocols.
  • 6+ years of experience in software development. Although not required, ideal software development experience would be from a hardware or semiconductor chip environment.
  • 3+ years experience leading teams (e.g., direct people management as a lead or manager or as a principal engineer that has technical management over teams)
  • 2+ years of direct experience on ML framework development, using any of TensorFlow, Caffe2, PyTorch, MXNet, CNTK
  • Python and C++ software development experience is required

Apply today for the Machine Learning Manager role or contact Brandon Shim-Ping, Director Talent,  at brandon AT grossmandorland DOT com to learn more.




About gdR

Founded in 2007, gdR’s mission is to grow the leadership capacity and capabilities of people and companies in the Canadian tech ecosystem through executive search, team recruiting and leadership development.


We’re actively involved in the community by creating opportunities for people to connect and learn from one another e.g. Canadian Tech at Scale (in partnership with Shopify & Uber ATG), which brings 200+ engineering leaders together.


 gdR values inclusion in Canada’s tech ecosystem and partners with employers that provide equal opportunities for individuals from diverse groups. If you’re interested in moving to Canada, although we can’t sponsor you, we have put together resources to help you with your journey. 

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Meet Your Recruiter

Brandon Shim-Ping
Director, Talent

Brandon Shim-Ping joined the gdR team in 2013 and leads executive and IC searches in engineering, data science and security. 

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