How to Hire a Technical Lead for AI & DS and Head of ML & DS in Just 30 Days from a Single Pipeline

Client Request:

The product enables eCommerce projects to optimize website user experience in just one hour using AI. It was founded by top experts from Google, Mozilla, and Facebook and has raised $5 million in pre-seed funding.

The Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • 5+ years of experience, including three years as a leader of AI and DS teams.
  • Proficiency in Python, Google Cloud, and ML infrastructure.
  • A strong command of English.
  • Experience with JavaScript, TypeScript, and React is desirable.


The Client Asked for (the process they needed greatly ❤️):

  • To fill the position as quickly as possible. The company was actively building the ML team and needed a team leader ASAP.
  • Understanding of the mandatory requirements and presentation of such candidates. Strong leadership skills, a grasp of how business operates, and the ability to make data-driven decisions were crucial.
  • To guide candidates through the three important stages of interviews to ensure their success.

Results:

Two people were onboarded through a single hiring process:

  • Technical Lead for AI & DS
  • Head of ML & DS


With a time-to-hire of 34 days.

If you require assistance with your search, please contact Alexander at ah@vpteam.io or @AlexandrHlushko (Telegram).