AI Engineering Manager


4 month ago

About GoodNotes

GoodNotes was created from our founder's frustration of taking readable and reusable handwritten notes on his first iPad. We have since grown to millions of happy users. We are just getting started. Join us to reimagine what productivity suite will look like with digital pen and paper.

Our Values

Dream big β€” Be visionary, strategic, and open to innovation

Build great things β€” Work in service of our users, always improving and pushing higher

Take ownership β€” Take responsibility with bold decision-making and bias for action

Win like a sports team β€” Be trusting and collaborative while empowering others

Learn and grow fast β€” Never stop learning and iterate fast

Share our passion β€” Share ideas and practice enthusiasm and joy

Job Description

About the team:

Join the team behind GoodNotes, the iPad App of the Year and free form note-taking application with over 20 million users worldwide. We are looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to take charge of a newly created team in GoodNotes, with a specialist focus on large language models and building AI products with an focus on education and note taking.

About the role:

  • Build and execute the technical roadmap for putting LLM/AI front and centre in Goodnotes. Projects include:

    • Creating an AI tutor for STEM subjects
    • Building Goodnotes assistant - an LLM-based agent that responds to user’s questions and aids them in learning through natural language interface.
  • Lead a team of 6 specialist Machine Learning Engineers spanning across different levels of experience.

  • Foster collaboration with cross-functional product teams to deliver a product that utilises predictive technology to write notes for users.

  • Partner with the VP of Engineering to define and execute engineering strategies, aligned with the company's goals.

  • Ensure timely delivery of high-quality work by the team, while maintaining a positive work culture.

  • Mentor and coach team members, encouraging their professional growth and supporting them in reaching their full potential

The skills and experience you will need to be successful in the above:

  • Proven track record of successfully leading the development of AI-based features/applications from ideation to millions of users.
  • Experience in managing and guiding engineering teams, providing technical and career guidance to team members.
  • Solid mathematical foundation in deep learning techniques, LLM and NLP, with a strong preference for experience handwriting recognition.
  • Strong background in general software development, beyond AI/ML.
  • Passion for AI technologies and a deep conviction in their potential to bring positive transformation to the way people work and live.

The interview process:

  • Introduction: The Talent Team want to hear more about your background, what you are looking for, and why you’d like to join GoodNotes
  • Hiring Manager interview: A call with our VP of Engineering to discuss leadership/management experience and biggest challenges,
  • Live coding & Technical interview:

    • Some low level ML knowledge questions/ high level ML questions
    • General software coding exercise
  • Values interview - Meeting with a member of the Goodnotes Team to answer questions relating to take ownership AND build great things

What’s in it for you:

  • Remote, flexible working
  • Meaningful equity in a profitable tech-startup
  • Budget for things like noise cancelling headphones, setting up your home office, personal development, professional training, and health & wellness
  • Sponsored visits to our Hong Kong or London office every 2 years
  • Company wide annual offsite
  • Flexible working hours and location
  • Medical insurance for you and your dependents
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