AI Engineering Lead

Hayden AI
San Francisco, CA
Added: April 26, 2024
About Us

At Hayden AI, we are on a mission to harness the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to transform the way governments and businesses address real-world challenges.

From optimizing bus lane and bus stop enforcement to pioneering digital twin modeling and beyond, our innovative mobile perception system empowers our clients to accelerate transit, enhance street safety, and drive forward a sustainable future.

What the job involves

We are seeking a hands-on AI Engineering Lead to develop and deploy machine learning models that combine computer vision, sensors, and edge processing for real-world applications. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of modern AI systems and experience leading a team of engineers who share our passion. This role will be reporting to our Chief Product and Technology Officer.


  • Lead a team of engineers in developing modern artificial intelligence (AI) solutions.
  • Develop and implement AI algorithms and machine learning models to solve complex business problems.
  • Design, develop, and maintain software infrastructure for AI model training, deployment, and monitoring.
  • Collaborate closely with product, engineering, and business teams to ensure solutions meet technical and customer requirements.
  • Conduct research and development activities to explore cutting-edge technologies and identify opportunities for product innovation and to push the boundaries of geospatial AI.
  • Manage the AI engineering lifecycle, including data collection, model development, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Contribute to the development and documentation of technical standards and best practices.
  • Stay abreast of the latest AI technologies and trends.


  • Master's degree or PhD in computer science, artificial intelligence, or a related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in applied AI and machine learning, with a proven track record of building and deploying intelligent systems.
  • Proficiency in programming languages like Python, C++, and experience with deep learning frameworks (e.g., PyTorch, TensorFlow).
  • Experience in leading and managing engineering teams.
  • Strong expertise in computer vision and deep learning techniques (e.g., SLAM, TSDF, RANSAC).
  • Experience with geospatial data (e.g., imagery, LiDAR) and familiarity with geospatial concepts (e.g., coordinate systems, projections).
  • Experience with deep learning techniques for localization and mapping applications.
  • Research background in SLAM and/or publications in localization and mapping applications.

Benefits and Perks

There are endless learning and development opportunities from a highly diverse and talented peer group, including experts in a wide range of fields (AI, Computer Vision, Government Contracting, Systems & Device Engineering, Operations, Communications, and more!)

  • Options for 100% company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents (for US employees)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DCFSA)
  • Life, AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Aflac Critical Illness, Accident Insurance & Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • MetLife Legal Plan(s) & Pet Insurance
  • Farmers GroupSelect Auto & Home Insurance
  • 401(k) with 3% company matching
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Hybrid work opportunities
  • Daily catered lunches in our San Francisco office

Hayden AI is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that fosters learning from each other. We celebrate people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a work environment free of harassment and discrimination. Hayden AI is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process. To all recruitment agencies: Hayden AI does not accept agency resumes.

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