Eight Sleep is the first sleep fitness company. At Eight Sleep we design products at the forefront of sleep innovation. Our mission is to make people’s sleep count for more, using innovative technology, detailed design, and proven science and data to personalize and improve each night for everybody—changing the way people sleep forever and for better. 

We've just launched our temperature-regulated smart bed, the Pod. It's an absolute game changer, improving people's health and happiness by changing the way they sleep. Early feedback is great, but we still have a long way to go toward achieving our mission. Backed by leading Silicon Valley investors including Valor Equity Partners, Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures and Y Combinator, we’ve raised over $150 million (Series C) to date. We were recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics in 2018.

That is why Eight Sleep is looking for an experienced Head of Machine Learning to help us accelerate our ML learning capabilities. Machine learning powers all our cutting edge features, from our automated temperature based sleep optimization to the insights we provide our customers, Eight Sleep enables them to dramatically improve their sleep through technology. Join us today to change how the world sleeps! 

We are looking for someone who is excited about using ML techniques to impact the health and wellbeing of millions of people and to build a world-class team of experts.

How you'll contribute

  • Managing and growing a team of ML engineers and scientists to achieve Eight Sleep’s vision
  • Driving results applying ML to core product features
  • Teaching machines how to use sensor data to classify and optimize sleep and to diagnose different health conditions
  • Establishing and maintaining productive relationships with academia
  • Defining the direction of the R&D efforts of the company

What you'll need to succeed 

  • 10+ years of experience between academia and industry (2+ years in a leadership role)
  • Proven track record in applied machine learning
  • Lead teams responsible for both mission critical ML-based features and incubation projects
  • Experience building and scaling Machine Learning Infrastructure
  • Ability to attract world class talent from industry and academia
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Math or Physics. M.S. or PhD is preferred

Why you’ll love Eight 

  • We’re a tight-knit, passionate team that’s working to improve people’s lives by improving the way they sleep
  • Leadership is committed to employees’ wellness and career development
  • You’ll get a better night sleep every night; all full-time employees receive the Pod
  • Flexible, generous PTO 
  • 100% employer contribution for medical/dental/vision insurance

At Eight Sleep we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our values by ensuring everyone feels they can flourish and grow. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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