Technical Program Manager, Machine Learning

Reddit, San Francisco

Reddit is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website.

"The front page of the internet,” Reddit is comprised of thousands of user-run communities, each with its own personality, unique focus, and moderator team. Founded in 2005, Reddit is a place for community, conversation, and connection with over 430 million users worldwide and growing fast!

We are looking for a Technical Program Manager to support our data team, helping outline the future of our Machine Learning Platform.   You will partner with our product team and ML experts to maximize the value delivered by our fast growing ML team.   As the first TPM working with our Data_IRL team, you will collaborate with Data_IRL leaders and TPMs across the company to build the processes necessary to streamline execution and ensure alignment to our long term strategy. 

If you’re looking to positively and directly impact an already awesome company culture, we’d like to hear from you!

Key Focuses and Responsibilities:

  • Consolidate technical requirements cross functionally to drive the future capabilities of the ML Platform
  • Work broadly across the org to on-boarding new applications, clients, models, and features 
  • Drive the OKR process for Data_IRL ensuring alignment of the work the team is doing to the core success metrics
  • Manage capacity planning and cost-benefit tradeoffs for expensive new classes of models
  • Support the federation of ML practitioners by streamlining the process and systems used to develop and experiment with ML models
  • Define, enforce and provide visibility into SLAs for the ML Platform, and systems that are integrated with it
  • Communicating clearly externally about how Reddit uses ML 

Key deliverables:

  • Build a streamlined path for curated training data to improve the velocity of model experimentation for consumer based products
  • Clear path to integration for new client partners to leverage ML based technologies to improve their product surfaces
  • process in place to granularly track the costs associated with new features being developed on top of the ML Platform
  • Standardizing evaluation processes: offline, in experiment and for reporting and decision-making around net product impact 
  • Developing a rich catalog of validated models and features that seamlessly integrate

What We Can Expect From You:

  • 8+ years of collective experience in engineering and program management 
  • Strong communication and program management skills
  • Experience working with Machine learning engineering teams
  • A team player mentality with the ability to work collaboratively across all levels of the organization
  • Pragmatic; you take an iterative approach to developing processes and system
  • High level of Business acumen
  • Proactive and curious by nature. You are creative and enjoy taking unique approaches to solve problems
  • Ability to navigate confidential information with professional maturity

About Reddit

Founded by Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian in 2005, Reddit is an online community where users submit, vote, and comment on content, news, and discussions. Nicknamed "the front page of the internet," Reddit is one of the top ten sites in the United States (source: Alexa), with hundreds of millions of users each month on desktop, mobile web, and our official Android/iOS apps. 

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