Pindrop is hiring a

Director of Professional Services - Research

Atlanta, United States

The Job

Our research team solves tough problems and invents new ways to battle fraud using big data and signal processing.  We are looking for a Director Professional Services to manage a team of highly educated, and high-energy research scientists that deliver our core value to our customers through professional services. In this role, the Director of Research Service Delivery will help refine the processes and tools we use to manage our customer engagements, oversee the day-to-day interactions our researchers have with customers, control resource planning and scheduling, and interface with customers to present the results of our work. We have technically challenging problems to be solved and must demonstrate thought leadership in the voice security space, so we need a leader who can execute our strategy on a daily basis by inspiring and growing a high caliber audio research team.


  • Manage a team of researchers and professional services engineers to deliver our core value to our customers.
  • Responsible for evolving the processes and tools used to manage our customer engagements.
  • Continuous improvement in process and implementing controls to increase efficiency and productivity of professional services practices.
  • Improve the team’s technical ability, utilization, and overall efficiency by establishing best practices and creating individual development plans.
  • Collaborate closely with leadership in Product Management and Customer Success team to deliver expected results.
  • Perform one-on-one performance reviews with all software engineers on a regular basis.
  • Develop status updates, reports and metrics.

Education and Experience

  • BS in a scientific or engineering discipline. Masters preferred.
  • 5+ years as a technical manager of professional services.
  • Background in machine learning required.
  • Strong collaboration skills with disciplines like Engineering, Product Management, and Customer Success.
  • Experience with time tracking and resource planning tools.
  • Substantial experience developing and presenting information to executive-level audiences.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Managerial skills and ability to grow people to their true potential.
  • Strong communication skills, both inward and outward.


Perks at Pindrop

We hire good people, and take care of them. We hire good people, and take care of them. Pindrop believes in fostering an environment where employees don’t just come to work hard, but play hard. We host regular game nights, team challenges, and offsite events (not to mention the snacks and catered meals) to keep everyone involved in our company culture. We appreciate new ideas any and everywhere.

Keep learning. Pindrop offers regular Lunch & Learns and Tech Talks that promote an environment for people to grow outside of their job title. Want to learn to code with minimal experience? Come to our Intro to Python Tech Talk. Interested in March Madness? See how data science can help you beat the bracket at our Data Science in the Real World Lunch & Learn. In addition to these events, we promote a continued education budget for each of our employees to grow and improve in tandem with the company.

Our employees are creative, excited, and above all a team. Pindrop is one of the fastest growing security startups in the country, but we make sure to hire only the best of the best. Better yet, every employee is passionate about the company and our mission. (Can you blame us?) When you put that passion in a collaborative setting it unites everyone as a team.

Fighting criminals is in the job description. No matter which facet of Pindrop you want to work for, we are all working towards the same goal-- making sure the bad guys don’t win.

Our Bio

Founded in 2011  |  Raised $122 million

Venture backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Google Capital, IVP, Citi Ventures, Felicis Ventures, & GV

Pindrop is the pioneer in voice fraud prevention and authentication. We provide enterprise solutions to reduce fraud losses and authentication expense for some of the largest call centers in the world. Pindrop’s patented Phoneprinting™ technology can identify, locate and authenticate phone devices uniquely just from the call audio thereby detecting fraudulent calls as well as verifying legitimate callers. We have been selected by the world’s largest banks, insurers, brokerages and retailers, detecting over 80% of fraud even for attackers never seen before. Pindrop’s solutions are allowing customers to reduce call time and improve their customers’ experience even while reducing fraud losses.


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Pindrop is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.