Head of Data/AI

Full time

Employment Information

Deep 6 AI is a fast-growing tech startup headquartered in Los Angeles, California looking for talented, dynamic team members who want to help shape our groundbreaking artificial intelligence platform.

We are transforming and accelerating clinical trials, to help get life-saving treatments to patients faster and accelerate innovation in healthcare. To that end, we build a cutting-edge software suite that connects all clinical research stakeholders, from research teams to treating physicians, patients, and study sponsors on a real-time, real-world data SaaS platform, powered by AI.

At Deep 6 AI, we are on a mission to revolutionize healthcare’s clinical trials process through innovativeAI and ML) solutions. Our software mines real-time clinical data to precision-match patients to clinical trials. Our current AI and ML solutions are achieving results more efficiently than ever before.

We are looking for a Head of Data/AI to spearhead the continued development and application of cutting-edgeAI andMLwithin our platform. This is both avisionary and hands-on role.

This role presents an opportunity for an exceptional hands-on AI-ML data professional to help build upon a team of data engineers, data scientists, and MLengineers, to drive the strategic direction of our AI initiatives.

As the Head of Data/AI, you will work closely with stakeholders to continuously innovate our platform, ensuring that it stays ahead of the curve in accelerating clinical trials. You willdo so via enhancements to our data comprehension pipeline and search tools,using state-of-the-artAI and ML techniques. One of the largest sets of rich, unstructured clinical data will be at your fingertipsproviding you the opportunity to chart the team’s future course.

Your missionis to elevate Deep 6 AI’s AI and ML capabilities to unprecedented heights. We want you to position us as the foremost provider of AI-driven solutions in the clinical trials space. You will lead the development of innovative, AI-powered features andfunctionalities. You will establish key performance metrics to track the team’s impact, while fostering collaboration with internal and external stakeholders,gatheringfeedback, and driving continuous improvement. We want you to enhance our reputation as a true leader in AI-driven clinical trials acceleration through thought leadership and industry recognition.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead the enhancement of our data comprehension pipeline and search tools, particularly via AI/ML techniques wherepragmatic.
  • Drive the development of AI-powered features and functionalities to enrich our product suite.
  • Leverage advanced AI/ML techniques to push the boundaries of what is possible in clinical trials acceleration.
  • Establish and maintain key performance metrics to track the effectiveness of AI/ML initiatives.
  • Foster collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to gather feedback and drive continuous improvement.
  • Enhance Deep 6 AI’s reputation as a leader in AI-driven clinical trials acceleration through thought leadership and industry recognition.

About You

  • Strong player-coach mentality, with an ability to balance the hands-on needs of leading two groups: data platform (data engineering) and search/enrichment (ML engineering).
  • Proven record of accomplishment, leading successful Data/AI/ML initiatives within a product-focused environment.
  • Strong background in applied machine learning, with hands-on experience developing and deploying production-ready models.
  • Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle and data product development
  • Understanding ofinnovative AI techniques like large language models (LLMs), self-learning models (SLMs), and other state-of-the-art approaches.
  • Conceptual understanding of streaming data ingestion and ETL processes
  • Familiarity with modern AI/ML tooling, frameworks, and infrastructure (e.g.,PyTorch, TensorFlow, MLOps platforms).
  • Experience with database technologies, especially Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Amazon Aurora, and DynamoDB.
  • Demonstrated passion for staying up to date with the latest AI/ML research and trends, along with a record of accomplishment of driving innovation.
  • Commitment to responsible AI principles, with an ability to navigate ethical considerations around application ofAI to sensitive data.
  • Bonus points for experience working with healthcare data, especially HL7 and FHIR.

$220,000 - $240,000 a year

Our Culture

We are a very collaborative group that is inclusive, fun, and hard-working. We appreciate the value in diverse backgrounds and experiences so that we can create the best product through different perspectives and ideas. Deep 6 AI welcomes remote work and has fully-remote teams throughout the country; we strive to create an environment where you can do your best work in the environment and location that is best suited for each individual. As a member of our team, you can expect to work with intelligent, curious, and motivated peers who value and respect your perspectives. Deep 6 AI is headquartered in Los Angeles and has employees nationwide.


In addition to competitive salary and a unique opportunity to thrive at a growing company, Deep 6 AI offers various formal benefits as well as a generous PTO plan which includes sick and vacation days, and as well as employer-paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance and long-term disability coverage. A 401k plan is available, too.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job function. They’re not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned by Deep 6.

At Deep 6, we appreciate the opportunity to benefit from the diverse backgrounds and experiences of others. Because of our deep commitment to respect every individual, Deep 6 is an equal opportunity employer.


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