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Director – Machine Learning

Posted on 6/28/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Provides online degrees and professional certificates

Data & Analytics


Remote in USA

Applied Machine Learning
AI & Machine Learning
  • 7+ years of industrial experience in the domains of Machine Learning and/or Machine Learning Engineering with 4+ years of management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to influence executive leadership and stakeholders on complex business topics
  • Completing multiple machine learning projects end-to-end from idea generation, objectives formulation, to implementation and deliverables
  • Exceptional technical, organizational, and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a matrixed environment
  • Manage a high-performing team of ML Scientists responsible for prototyping/delivering ML/AI solutions which drive meaningful business impact across all business lines at Coursera.
  • Partner with Product, Marketing and Engineering stakeholders to identify and prioritize ML/AI solutions that can deliver business impact and improved customer experience.
  • Partner with the ML Engineering team to deploy high performing and scalable ML/AI models in the production system.
  • Build a strong working relationship with all stakeholders across different business lines and increase your influence by building trust and delivering high quality models.
  • Provide technical and non-technical mentorship and help the professional development of team members, particularly your direct reports

Coursera offers a diverse range of online degrees, certificates, and courses from top universities and companies, focusing on in-demand skills such as project management, data science, and cybersecurity. The platform utilizes Agile management, Scrum, and business analysis to deliver professional certificates and degrees in fields like project management and data science.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding



Mountain View, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Lifelong learning - Coursera covers the cost of tuition so you can earn a free master’s degree and develop new skills. That’s on top of free, lifelong access to courses and certificates on the platform.

Health and wellness - We offer medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your dependents. Plus, free access to counseling and mental health services.

Parental leave - Get up to 16 weeks of fully-paid parental leave when you grow your family and bring a new child into your life.

Make-a-thon - We host Make-a-thon events twice a year to promote community and innovation. During Make-a-thon, you’ll dedicate time to attend workshops, work on passion projects, and pursue ideas outside of your day-to-day work.

Time away - Take paid time off when you need it. We have time off policies that promote flexibility so you can tailor your work schedule when life calls.

Remote work - Our flexibility extends to where you work. You can choose to work from home, work from one of our offices, or try a combination of the two.

Equity - Employees earn company stock, so you can own what we build together and share in our success.