Staff Tech Lead Manager - Perception



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Who Are We
Industrial labor is incredibly dangerous work - almost 3 million people in the US per year are injured in the workplace for entirely preventable and at times, fatal or debilitating causes. Protecting these essential people who power our world is what motivates Voxelitos, and we'd love for you to join us. At Voxel, we're passionate about revolutionizing workplace safety and operations with groundbreaking, full-stack AI and computer vision technology.
Voxel’s site intelligence platform helps safety and operations leaders see the unseen risks, make strategic decisions, and prevent workplace incidents before they happen. Our customers include Fortune 500 companies across major grocers and retailers, manufacturers, food and beverage warehousers, supply chain and logistics service providers. Based in SF with team members sitting all over the globe, Voxel is backed by industry leading VC’s.
We are seeking a highly capable and driven TLM to join our team at Voxel. You will play a pivotal role in driving innovation, ensuring efficient operations, and advancing workplace safety through cutting-edge computer vision technologies.

What You'll Do

  • Technical Leadership: Lead a team of software engineers working on computer vision projects, specifically focused on improving workplace safety through perception systems.
  • Algorithm Development: Drive the development of computer vision algorithms and machine learning models to enhance Voxel's perception system.
  • Talent Management: Attract, grow, and retain a diverse pool of talent, providing technical direction and creating opportunities for career growth within the team.
  • Technical Guidance: Provide expertise and guidance on all technical aspects of development, including requirements, design, and implementation.
  • ML Ops Implementation: Integrate ML Ops practices to streamline model development, deployment, and monitoring processes.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with engineering partners and stakeholders to ensure seamless organizational alignment and integration of computer vision solutions.
  • Best Practices Implementation: Implement and enforce engineering best practices, ensuring the team follows a structured and efficient approach to their projects.
  • Product Development Oversight: Oversee the successful development and delivery of computer vision models and products that align with Voxel's vision and goals.
  • Performance Excellence: Foster a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous learning within the team.

Technical Skills Requirement

  • Computer Vision: In-depth knowledge and practical experience in computer vision techniques, including object detection, tracking, segmentation, and image recognition.
  • Machine Learning: Strong understanding of machine learning algorithms and frameworks, such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, or similar.
  • Deep Learning: Proficiency in applying deep learning techniques, including CNNs, RNNs, and GANs, to real-world computer vision problems.
  • ML Ops: Experience implementing ML Ops practices to streamline model development, deployment, and monitoring.
  • Software Engineering: Hands-on experience with software development and proficiency in programming languages like Python or Java.
  • Cloud Technologies: Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, GCP) and experience deploying computer vision models in cloud environments.
  • Data Management: Expertise in data preprocessing, annotation, and management for computer vision projects.
  • Performance Optimization: Ability to optimize and improve the performance of computer vision models for real-time applications.
  • Agile Methodology: Experience working in an agile development environment and using agile principles to deliver projects effectively.


  • Technical Expertise: A proven track record of at least 7 years in computer vision and machine learning, with hands-on experience in algorithm development and software engineering.
  • Leadership Experience: Previous experience in a senior management or leadership role, overseeing and mentoring technical teams in a fast-paced environment.
  • Start-up Mindset: Demonstrated success in scaling and managing engineering organizations, preferably in a start-up or similar dynamic setting.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Workplace Safety: Experience or strong interest in applying computer vision technologies to improve workplace safety.
  • Inclusivity and Diversity: A commitment to building an inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters innovation and creativity.
  • Agile Development: Experience working in an agile environment, delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Technical Vision: Ability to provide technical leadership and direction while staying updated with the latest advancements in computer vision and ML technologies.
Why Join Us?
Join a visionary team revolutionizing safety and operations, directly impacting the well-being of millions of essential workers. This is your chance to build an extraordinary business and foster a vibrant company culture that demands your absolute best. Alongside AI experts, experienced entrepreneurs, and passionate problem-solvers, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the company's growth trajectory and market position. Enjoy a competitive salary, benefits, and a dynamic work environment.
Extensive / Generous health, dental, and vision insurance.
Highly competitive paid parental leave and support system.
Ownership in the business through an Equity Incentive Plan.
Generous paid time off and / or flexible work arrangements.
Daily meals in-office, vibrant company events, team-building.
401K retirement plan, HSA options, pre-tax Commuter Card.