September 2019

VP Deep Learning


Optalysys is developing revolutionary optical processors to solve some of the biggest challenges in computing.

We are looking for super enthused and motivated experts that share our vision to join our crack team and play a major role in building the future of computing.


The Role:


The primary application of the technology is an optical implementation of image-based deep learning systems based on Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN).

The VP Deep Learning will lead our team of Deep Learning experts and the AI development going forward. The role requires a senior engineer with management credentials, with experience in leading Deep Learning teams and ideally working with and creating alternative processing paradigms. He/she must have experience of bringing novel technology solutions from idea to market and have enquiring mind that is open to technical challenges.


Essential Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of forming and managing Deep Learning / AI teams

  • Experience in developing optimal Deep Learning models

  • Experience in defining Deep Learning products and prioritising product roadmaps and application focus areas

  • Ability to work with other technical teams to develop a suite of products and solutions

  • Track record of working at a senior level within an organisation

  • Previous experience in technical sales and forming business development partnerships for Deep Learning/AI solutions

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

  • Networking with potential customers and partners at conference and industry events.

  • Ability to work independently and an ability to work effectively across geographically displaced teams.

  • Creative thinker, analytical and problem solver.

  • Enthusiasm and ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Right to work in the U.K.

  • Travel will be required to converse with partners and customers.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience with conventional and alternative computer processing hardware

  • Ideally Yorkshire based though flexible

  • Startup experience




If you’re ready to roll your sleeves up then send your CV and intro to - and let’s get cracking.

The world is waiting….