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Program Manager (CS Rep)

Program Manager (CS Rep)

Responsible for the entire life cycle of the program from pre-sales proposal, onboarding, model development, deployment roll-out, to continuous improvement and expansion.
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Senior Data Engineer

Senior Data Engineer

As a Senior Data Engineer, you will work closely with the Data Science, UI and Back-end Engineering departments to create a full machine learning lifecycle and develop tools for two different SaaS product lines.
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VP Engineering

VP Engineering

As an integral member of the executive team you will contribute to the management, leadership and direction of the organization from a technology perspective.
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Why Work at Acerta?

"I like that what we’re doing is actually useful, because I’ve always wanted to make an impact with what I do."​
- Amira Djebbari, Director of Data Science
"At Acerta, it was very clear from the get-go that decision making is very quick. I like that we’re able to put things into action and make an impact faster."
- Thomas Bloor, VP Sales
"Our team consists of people from diverse backgrounds. We can share ideas frankly and solve problems side by side while still having a lot of fun after work."
- Renfang (Alice) Liao, Senior Data Scientist
"I really appreciate the transparent company culture, and the opportunity to wear a lot of different hats when you’re working for a start-up."
- Ian Wright, Marketing Manager
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Program Manager (CS Rep)

Responsibilities

  • Manage key account deployments, with support from a cross functional team
  • Responsible for the entire life cycle of the program from pre-sales proposal, onboarding, model development, deployment roll-out, to continuous improvement and expansion.
  • Manage (determine) feasibility assessment for new prospective customers and instrumental in positioning Acerta’s platform to provide value
  • Key decision maker required to facilitate technical discussion and formulate open issues to drive successful implementation.
  • Support the sales team with customer discovery for proposal preparation, requiring in-depth knowledge of both Acerta’s product offering and client industry.  
  • Manage customer relationships – build rapport with customer stakeholders, lead customer correspondence and deliverable presentation, etc.
  • Follow operational processes, resolve problems, and identify work process improvements

Requirements

  • At least 2-3 years of experience as a Program Manager or Project Manager, with a track record of successful programs/projects
  • At least 2-3 years of experience as a Production Engineer or similar (Experience working in a automotive high volume production setting is preferred)
  • Undergraduate degree in Applied Sciences, Engineering, or Software Engineering
  • Experience working with customers – responsibilities for customer deliverables, external communication, or similar.
  • Familiar with working in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Should be able to adapt communication style to suit different audiences.
  • Independent and takes initiative, able to work well under pressure and with little supervision.

Benefits

  • Casual Dress
  • Company Events
  • Dental Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Extended Health Care
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Care
  • Wellness Program
  • Work From Home

Senior Data Engineer

About this job

As a Senior Data Engineer, you will work closely with the Data Science, UI and Back-end Engineering departments to create a full machine learning lifecycle and develop tools for two different SaaS product lines. The manufacturing product enables automakers to identify anomalies in production data for enhanced testing, rapid root cause analysis, and significantly improved manufacturing output. The in-field data platform enables predictive maintenance of connected and autonomous vehicles based on production, maintenance and on-road data

Responsibilities

  • Building, maintaining, configuring, and deploying ETL systems
  • Building CI/CD workflows for deploying production ML models
  • Hardening ML models/services for production environments
  • Setup infrastructure alerts, monitors, and logging
  • Efficiently scaling ML model services
  • Build scalable efficient Data Pipelines
  • Build the necessary infrastructure required for optimal Data Pipelines
  • Build, maintain, optimize, deploying new and existing ETL pipelines
  • Data Pipeline Automation
  • Lead long term Data Strategy

Must Have Skills

  • 5+ years of experience as a Data Engineer
  • Experience with data modeling, data warehousing, and building ETL pipelines
  • ability to work in a fast paced agile environment
  • Experience using Git in a team environment
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing priorities, requirements, and schedules
  • Experience with database systems: e.g., Postgres
  • Experience with authentication systems: e.g., OAuth + JWT tokens
  • 2+ years Python experience
  • Experience with cloud services/frameworks such as Azure , AWS, Spark
  • Experience with cloud orchestration: e.g., docker containers and kubernetes
  • ETL Experience with time-series and operations data
  • Exposure to tensorflow and scikit-learn
  • Experience developing parallel algorithms or developing high concurrency systems
  • Strong software engineering skills
  • Strong SQL skills and experience with relational DBs
  • Experience gathering business requirements, formulating metrics and building highly scalable pipelines.
  • Excellent understanding of SDLC and experience with Agile software development
  • Experience with cloud-based data warehousing/data lake/data processing tools (AWS Glue, Redshift…)

VP Engineering

About this job

The VP of Engineering, in conjunction with the other members of the leadership team, defines, develops and oversees the technology strategy and execution of Acerta’s product roadmap. In addition, they direct the execution of related programs and projects that advance Acerta’s infrastructure and product offerings. The VP of Engineering will be a balanced business, technical and hands-on leader that will manage execution for Acerta’s machine learning and software development team.

As an integral member of the executive team you will contribute to the management, leadership and direction of the organization from a technology perspective. The VP of Engineering will work closely with the CEO, VP Sales, Product Management to contribute technical and analytical skills to key business decisions as it relates to the Acerta’s product line.

As a technical leader you can establish credibility without resorting to hierarchy and work effectively with your team to build momentum around proposed solutions and directions. You will be responsible for leading, building and developing your team and raising the bar as it relates to collaboration and engagement with the product set.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Accountable to lead the technology roadmap development while keeping it aligned with Acreta’s larger business goals, corporate strategy and product roadmap.

  • You will be hands-on and should be able to step in to support your team when needed, playing a key role in all aspects. More specifically, this could include help to translate client requirements into feasible technical plans and programs, evaluate designs and implementation approaches, define software processes, etc., all to ensure quality, reliability, and timely execution.

  • Bring a holistic approach to the team dynamic and thinking to drive collaborative outcomes.

  • Develop and embed excellent communication practices within the technical team and across the organization to ensure a high degree of alignment as the company scales and for the continued delivery of quality software solutions.

  • Develop and oversee the software architecture, tools and methodologies to support a robust product roadmap.

  • Design and embed a clear framework for productivity and velocity in order to ensure the company is scaling effectively and efficiently.

  • Grow, lead and mentor the team, to instill a culture of innovation and design thinking and collaboration across the various subgroups.

  • Provide direction and oversight for the architecture of any custom product solutions in response to client’s requirements. Provide architected solutions overview from ideation and proof of concept through to quality control and testing.

  • Direct the technology team to develop and maintain and adhere to a software plan while applying Agile methodologies to deliver “best in class” products and services while staying within budget.

  • As a key member of the Acerta leadership team you will shape and participate in the evolution of Acerta values.

  • Act as an internal strategic partner to Marketing, Sales and Operations in developing and implementing solutions for new potential and current customers

Candidate Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess an optimal combination of the following:

  • 10-15+ years of progressive technology delivery experience with a proven track record as an inclusive leader working in an innovative, fast-paced software development environment.
  • Experience with design thinking and agile software development methodology. You should have solid technical and software development capabilities along with experience operationalizing and deploying big data and machine learning software solutions.
  • Should have deep technical knowledge and/or familiarity with the following technologies:
    • Machine Learning, specifically classification and anomaly detection methods and approaches for time series and numerical data, such as trees, neural networks, etc.;
    • ML toolchain, including keras, pandas, etc.;
    • Infrastructure, including databases, Kubernetes, Docker, microservices, open API, etc.
    • Cloud environments, specifically AWS and Azure;
    • Python, C++
  • Extensive experience in a technical leadership capacity such as this and is able to draw upon that to bring the right processes, technology and people together.
  • Experience leading high-performance software development teams in a B2B environment.
  • An appreciation for customer service and a sense of urgency as it relates to delivery and ROI
  • Can effectively leverage your broad experience/background to contribute not only to the Technology Strategy, but also to the overall strategic plan for Acerta. You should be adept and confident working at high abstract levels, across various business functions and can be hands-on and into the details when needed.
  • Demonstrated ability in translating user requirements into a deployable solution.
  • Ability to contribute to new products and services development, with the emphasis on repeatable service models versus customized solutions, instilling that “rinse and repeat” mindset in your team.
  • Can support the team and is able to discuss, vet and help define technical Machine Learning solutions at a high level.
  • Superior program and project management skills.
  • Excellent people management skills; experience working with diverse teams in a software development environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; is able to articulate a vision into concrete and actionable plans and tasks.
  • Ability to remain productive within a time-sensitive and fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent prioritization and organization skills with the ability to work independently.
  • Dedicated to providing quality customer support to consistently meet customer expectations by providing service beyond expectation.
  • Ability to formulate and introduce policies, procedures, and best practices
  • Preference for a leader who has worked in a start-up environment and/or understands the demands of such an environment as it relates to resources, accountability to the board and funders, needed skillsets and talent.

Leadership Competencies and Attributes

  • An exceptionally collaborative leader who can empower, integrate and develop the skills of their people.
  • A superior communicator who invites feedback, values others knowledge and proactively shares information to empower the team.
  • Results orientation is valued at Acerta. The ability to focus on achieving agreed upon outcomes to ensure objectives are met is key.
  • A critical thinker and a creative problem solver who is inquisitive, seeks new knowledge, evaluated external trends, and incorporates a diversity of perspectives.
  • Is a confident, transparent, respectful, collaborative and inclusive leader.
  • Is resourceful, can be hands-on if required and has a well-developed entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Can be productive when things are ambiguous.
  • Is curious, has a passion for emerging technologies and would describe themselves as a life-long learner.
  • Has a sense of humor and a positive attitude.

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