Data Team Lead

Zagreb, Croatia

Do you have a passion for data and AI? Are you interested in mentoring and organizing a growing group of young talents that will allow you to step up your game as a leader?

If so, keep reading. We might just have the perfect role for you.

Here’s why this role matters to us

Our Data annotation department is where it all begins at Microblink. The main goal of our Data team is to provide the best possible quality and efficiency in the classification and labelling of collected data for neural network training and improvement of Microblink’s products. The team currently consists of over 100 team members, and with the desire to bring the benefits of AI to every person on earth, we continue to grow.
Therefore, in order to support our growth, we are looking for enthusiastic Data Team Leads ready to take the wheel and help manage and organize the team that fuels our AI-powered products.

A little bit about us 

Microblink is an AI company with expertise in machine learning. We create unique products and tools in digital identity and commerce. Our teams in Zagreb & New York touch hundreds of millions of people every year - over 700M identity documents processed and 3B in individual consumer purchases, in more than 60 countries around the world.

Here’s what you’ll do

  • Manage a team of 30-50 young individuals that will continue to grow in the foreseeable future
  • Participate in the creation of action plans in accordance with the business needs of the department and drive their implementation
  • Initiate and support team activities to achieve goals that contribute to the growth of the department and ultimately, the organization
  • Plan and manage day-to-day activities, schedules and work tasks and identify areas for improvement
  • Coordinate employees and help create a pleasant work environment that encourages quality of work by identifying and eliminating bottlenecks on an operational level
  • Identify and eliminate blockers by prioritizing tasks and effectively allocating available resources
  • Supervise and support employee productivity and satisfaction through result tracking, efficiency analysis, feedback interviews, and training and development plans
  • Continuously work on employee motivation and satisfaction
  • Mentor and offer guidance to employees with the aim of their further development and training

You'll be successful in this role if you have

  • 3+ years of experience in leading teams
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to inspire and motivate employees
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High standards and prioritization of thoroughness and precision in work
  • Exceptional time management skills and a proactive approach to manage day-to-day challenges
  • Excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken

A plus is if you also have

  • Experience in leading large teams of people
  • A background in the tech industry

Here’s what you’ll gain if you join us

  • This is a highly collaborative role. You’ll have the chance to work with a large number of people across the the organization globally
  • You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills through:
    • Dedicated time for personal growth and adopting new skills
    • Dedicated budget for professional development
    • Online and live courses
    • Our internal library that keeps growing, based on our needs and interests
    • Your personal competency development plan together with support from the committed team around you
  • We take special care of our parent-team members. Financial support during your parental leave, 100% paid sick leave to care for your kids, days off for important events like your kid’s 1st bday and their 1st days at school/kindergarten, opportunity to work part-time for a full salary in the 1st month after coming from parental leave - those are just some of the benefits we offer to Microblink parents
  • If you are a modern technology lover, we feel you. That’s why we offer you an additional individual budget for tech equipment of your choice
  • Together with us, you will build extraordinary and future-oriented products for millions of end-users on all continents with constant growth!
  • You’ll have an opportunity to take a lead as a front-face in industry-specific networking events, talks, and panels
  • Opportunity to travel to and work from our New York office
  • At Microblink, we nurture a culture that recognizes and rewards success, and is not afraid to try, fail and learn from mistakes. Find out what it feels like to work at Microblink

How can you join us?

If this role sparks your interest, do not hesitate to hit the apply button and send us your resume. We are excited to meet talented people even if you don’t feel that you match 100% of the requirements. So don’t let that discourage you - get in touch with us and we promise to get back to you.

Microblink LLC is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization from hiring to the end of your business relationship with us. Accordingly, this job advertisement is equally applicable to all people and Microblink will make a hiring decision based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We prohibit discrimination of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws, as well as our internal policies and culture.

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