Senior Manager, Machine Learning

Align Technology   •  

Raleigh, NC

11 - 15 years

Posted 268 days ago

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The Senior Manager of Machine Learning will work closely with Product Managers, Researchers, Software Engineers, QA, and IT teams to build, automate and deliver high quality products for our Invisalign product line. This position will report into the Sr. Director of R&D in our North Carolina location.  We would love for you to join a fun and cutting-edge technology company that has helped create over 5 Million Smiles (#5MILLIONSMILES #work4align).


  • Functional management of the Machine Learning research and development teams
  • Recruiting and leading machine learning scientists, image processing scientists, software and data engineers
  • Cultivate a positive, collaboration and innovative culture with a team and client focus
  • Delivery of road-map commitments, managing time, scope and quality
  • Organize research feasibility studies with definitive deliveries and metrics
  • Build global partnerships and deliver in a globally distributed organization
  • Continuously improve research & development processes
  • Drive and contribute to technical solutions selection and brainstorming
  • Research current trends and emerging technologies
  • Able to coordinate with internal customers on long term projects
  • Lead and communicate effectively both within and outside of your team
  • Research, development and delivery of projects
  • Work with limited direction, usually within a complex and evolving environment, to drive delivery of solutions while influencing cultural change
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Resolve scheduling and other conflicts in order to meet all deadlines


  • Proven track record of working with employees to develop clear career goals
  • Significant background working in data science.  (i.e. machine learning, business intelligence, statistical science)
  • Able to assess customer needs and remove impediments for teams to execute to an appropriate resolution.


  • M.S. Statistical Science or similar degree or equivalent years of experience
  • 10+ years of management experience
  • 8+ years of statistical science or software development
  • Extensive experience leading and developing teams
  • Experience leading researchers

 Nice to Have/Optional

  • Experience working in health sciences or medical device field
  • Experience in Machine Learning algorithms or statistical science