Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Burlingame, California
Data and Machine Learning
Full-time
Lyra is transforming mental health care using technology with a human touch. Using our proprietary platform and matching technology, Lyra helps companies and their employees find the highest quality mental health care.  We work with innovative companies, such as Uber, eBay, and Lyft, among others, and we offer access to an elite network of mental health providers with the flexibility of in-person therapy, live video sessions, coaching programs, and digital self-care tools. Co-founded by David Ebersman, former CFO of Facebook and Genentech, Lyra has raised $83 million in funding to date from investors including Venrock, Greylock, Tenaya and Glynn Capital.

At Lyra we believe that data-driven technology and decision making is a critical part of solving the thorny, complex challenges of provider quality and accessibility in a broken system. We are looking for an excellent machine learning engineer who cares about impact, ownership, cross functional projects, and mentorship.

Lyra is for you if you:

    • Want to work with brilliant people solving hard problems
    • Have a passion for social impact and helping people when they are most vulnerable
    • Like to collaborate across teams with physicians, therapists, product managers, and engineers

In this role you will:

    • Work within a team of innovative engineers and data scientists on building and improving our ML and algorithms such as search and relevance, diagnosis and treatment recommendations, provider network optimization, and predictive modeling for patient outcomes
    • Partner closely with Lyra’s head of ML and Data to create machine learning roadmaps 
    • Mentor team members to champion high standards of software engineering practices

We are looking for someone with:

    • Expertise in ML and statistical learning with deep understanding of underlying theory
    • Experience in building and deploying impactful machine learning models in production
    • Excellent programming skills, preferably in Python or Java
    • Track record of balancing near term product impact and long term exploration 
    • Strong communication skills and ability to generate consensus and buy-in within the team
    • Ability to simplify complex problems and concepts through deep understanding, to recognize and prioritize what matters most, cut through ambiguity and bring focus to projects