Scale AI is hiring a

Senior Manager, Marketplace Operations

San Francisco, United States

Scale is looking for an experienced operations manager to drive the development of core  operational insights, processes, and platform improvements for Scale’s Marketplace Operations team. You’ll be responsible for 3-5 direct reports and oversee a 100+ person org. Your team will be responsible for generating insights that track Scale’s adherence to customer service level agreements related to training data quality and throughout. You’ll also oversee general global operational support. You will leverage an international team and work cross-functionally with Customer Success, Operations, Engineering, Sales, and others to drive customer-facing operational outcomes, take platform improvements from pain point to fully-deployed solution, and coordinate with company leadership on roadmap strategy and priorities. You will use qualitative customer and internal feedback as well as quantitative metrics and KPI’s to identify opportunities, guide decisions, and measure success. 

Scale is at the forefront of enabling and accelerating Machine Learning (ML) across multiple industries. As a senior manager on the Marketplace Operations team, you’ll bring a trusted and actionable layer of insight to help Scale deliver the highest quality training data to our growing and diverse set of customers. Quality training data powers our customers’ exciting ML applications, from autonomous vehicles to document processing. This role is critical to illuminating the guideposts for Scale’s data labeling quality and throughput, and your success will be the company's success in enabling the next generation of AI.

You will:

  • Manage an international team of operators, building scalable processes and reporting cadence that result in timely, trusted, and actionable assessment of Scale’s data labeling deliverables 
  • Manage the product development and planning process related to your team’s objectives, working cross-functionally with engineers, stakeholders and implementers
  • Think through both big picture implications and the small details of decisions, constantly testing, disproving, and affirming hypotheses to identify core problems, solutions and drive continuous improvement
  • Turn ambiguous feedback and communications into clear, actionable plans with precise communication while diplomatically balancing competing interests with an open-mind and prioritizing Scale’s vision
  • Have an in-depth understanding of markets, competition and customer/user requirements

You have:

  • 3-5+ years of experience in consulting, finance, operations, or other roles requiring a blend of analytical, strategic, operational, and cross-functional work
  • Experience leading teams and managing multiple, complex work streams, both setting team vision and diving into the detail of execution
  • A strong orientation towards outcomes, and a history of being scrappy when it counts
  • Ability to take initiative, interact with diverse technical and non-technical groups, spanning all organizational levels, and build productive working relationships
  • A user-first mentality, always doing right by whoever is using the process or product paired with a data-driven approach, always digging deep, iterating quickly, and finding data to support plans or experiments
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and process-oriented skills to help manage existing processes and make improvements, as needed

Nice to have’s:

  • Experience running an international operations team
  • SQL experience
  • Deep understanding of ML and its applications


About Us:

At Scale, we believe that the transition from traditional software to AI is one of the most important shifts of our time. Our mission is to make that happen faster across every industry, and our team is transforming how machine learning can build innovative products. Our products provide access to human-powered data for hundreds of use cases and are used by industry leaders such as Open AI, Lyft, Meta, GM, Samsung, Airbnb, NVIDIA, and many more. We’ve recently raised $325 million in Series E funding at a valuation of $7B+ and are expanding our team to accelerate the development of AI applications.


We believe that everyone should be able to bring their whole selves to work, which is why we are proud to be an inclusive and equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability status, gender identity or Veteran status. 


We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation in the application or recruiting process due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected] Please see the United States Department of Labor's EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information.

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