We are looking for Machine Learning Engineering Managers to join our Conversational AI Group in Menlo Park, CA and Redmond, WA. The Conversational AI group built M, Messenger's in-thread assistant that proactively recommends stickers, polls, restaurants, movie tickets and so much more to more than 1.3 billion people that use Facebook Messenger every month. This journey is only 1% finished, and assistant features within Messenger today represent only initial steps in terms of what we expect a truly social assistant to be able to do in the years ahead. We are looking for candidates interested in advancing the state of the art in Dialog Systems, especially in areas such as Natural Language Understanding, Dialog Management, Natural Language Generation, and Question Answering.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in developing Dialog systems, a strong knowledge of ML, NLP and neural networks, and have experience working with massive amounts of data. They should also have strong software engineering skills and the ability to build systems that reach Facebook scale.
As an Engineering Manager working within the Assistant Team at Facebook, the ideal candidate will have experience in managing software engineering teams developing Conversation AI systems. As such, strong foundational knowledge of ML, NLP and neural networks and experience working with massive amounts of data will also be necessary.
* Manage and support an engineering team responsible for the systems and technologies applicable across the product
Define and manage success metrics across teams
Identify opportunities to share technology across teams and manage partnership opportunities with internal cross-functional partners
Evangelize technical solutions, frameworks, and best practices across the team and org
Guide research scientists and engineers in building state of the art in Conversational AI systems
Provide guidance in developing highly scalable algorithms based on state-of-the-art machine learning and neural network methodologies
Apply expertise and skills to platform development projects in partnership with other engineering teams
* 5+ years work experience as an engineer developing products related to Conversational AI
3+ years experience directly managing a team of engineers
Experience shipping multiple products across various platforms
MS degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field with 5+ years of similar experience, or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field
Knowledge of machine learning and deep learning research in general
Knowledge of Natural Language Understanding, Dialog Management and Natural Language Generation
Experience building systems based on machine learning and/or deep learning methods
Experience with filesystems, server architectures, and distributed systems
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