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Connecting rural artisans to the global consumer market with data and design

Chief Technology Officer/ Technical Co-Founder

₹3L – ₹5L • 5.0% – 20.0%
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We're looking for smart, hardworking professionals with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for social impact and sustainability to join our team. We are currently looking for an experienced Machine Learning Engineer or a Senior Data Scientist with a strong machine learning background to work at a senior level. We want to disrupt the second largest employer in the world, ie the Handmade industry.

Join us, as we build out our flagship product using modern programming languages, tools, and methodologies. If you're an ambitious self-starter looking to utilize your tech skills for good and make an impact!

What we're looking for can be summed up in 3 simple points -

1) Alignment with the small close-knit team at Rural Handmade. This is with respect to vision, work culture and other similar aspects.

2) Ability to adapt and learn quickly.

3) Prior experience in machine learning and image processing/computer vision. Experienced in using C/C++/Matlab/Python/OpenCV/Open GL/Matlab and other open source libraries. Preparation of training dataset, feature extraction, segmentation and classification

What we offer:

1) Most importantly, you will have fun working with a fast-paced team on a product that can impact more than 300 Million people globally. As the team is small, you will easily be able to see the direct impact of what you build on our customers (Trust us - it is extremely fulfilling!)

2) You will be in charge of what you build and be an integral part of the product development process.

3) Basic compensation + Healthy Equity.


•Analyse large amounts of data collected from diverse sources, such as social media, images, video, and sensor feeds, extracting patterns and drawing relationships across them
•Develop and apply the latest innovations in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and related technologies.
•Design, develop and execute algorithms of all kinds, including machine learning models, state-machines, expert systems, etc. on our technology platform.
•Apply machine learning techniques to private data sets to achieve unrivaled predictions of outcomes. Manage data pipelines in the cloud
•Collaborate with software engineers to develop and refine a technology interface to deliver the unique insights powered by your algorithms
•Collaborate with data scientists, data integrators, application developers, and clients in driving innovation, communicating plans/possibilities, and overseeing delivery tasks on small agile teams
•Help identify, recruit, lead, and develop a world-class team of data scientists, data engineers, machine learning engineers, and artificial intelligence specialists.
• BA or BS degree in Statistics, Machine Learning, Mathematics, CS, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Operations Research. Graduate degree (MS or Ph.D.) in a quantitative discipline (e.g. statistics, computer science, mathematics, physics, economics, electrical engineering, industrial engineering), Degree isn't a prerequisite.
• X+ years of experience with analytics, big data, data science, machine learning, or artificial intelligence serving in technical delivery roles, including as a data scientist, developer, architect, engineer, mathematician, statistician, or machine learning specialist
• X+ years of experience with leading or managing delivery teams, projects, development efforts, research efforts, or similar
India • United States • United Kingdom
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3+ years
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Rural Handmade at a glance

Connecting rural artisans to the global consumer market with data and design

Rural Handmade focuses on Consumer Internet, E-Commerce, E-Commerce Platforms, and Handmade. Their company has offices in London. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at http://www.ruralhandmade.com

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