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Senior Director of Engineering, AI



Software Engineering, Sales & Business Development, Data Science
United States · Remote
Posted on Monday, May 22, 2023


Flex - Cambridge, Massachusetts

The HubSpot Product team is made of more than 1,000 Engineers, Designers, Product Managers, and Researchers. We’re passionate about building tools that help small and medium-sized businesses market, sell, and serve their customers — and ultimately, grow better. We build for more than 100,000 customers in over 100 countries around the world. Our team has scaled rapidly over the past few years, and our need for empathetic, adaptable, and remarkable engineering leaders has grown in kind.

Engineering leadership at HubSpot comes in many different forms, and while the responsibilities and scope of work may vary, all our engineering leaders have a few things in common: they are able to work autonomously, lead transparently, and they prioritize product and people over strict processes.

About the Role:

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Director of Engineering to lead our AI Platform organization. In this role, you will be responsible for driving the strategic vision, development, and execution of the AI platform and machine learning applications that will empower HubSpot's Product Groups to deliver innovative AI-powered experiences to our customers.


  • Lead and manage a high-performing engineering team responsible for the development of HubSpot's AI Platform, including ML platforms for predictive and generative AI, infrastructure, and incubation projects
  • Develop and execute a strategic roadmap for the AI Platform, ensuring alignment with company objectives and product group requirements
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with product, design, and engineering teams to deliver world-class AI-powered experiences
  • Drive technical excellence and innovation within the organization, promoting leading-edge AI and ML technologies and best practices
  • Build a culture of continuous learning and improvement, fostering an environment that encourages experimentation, innovation, and calculated risk-taking
  • Attract, retain, and develop top engineering talent, providing mentorship, guidance, and career development opportunities
  • Serve as a subject matter expert with respect to AI platform, infrastructure and capabilities that can help drive accelerated impact across the company using AI


  • 10+ years of experience in software engineering, with a focus on AI and machine learning applications
  • 5+ years of experience in a leadership role, managing and scaling engineering teams
  • Proven track record of building and deploying AI platforms and machine learning applications at scale
  • Strong understanding of machine learning frameworks, tools, and technologies, with expertise in at least one major platform
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to engage effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving capabilities, with a focus on delivering high-impact, high-quality solutions
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and staying current with the latest trends and advancements in AI and ML technology

About the AI Platform Group:

Our mission is to inspire, educate, and empower every product group at HubSpot to seamlessly build world-class AI-powered experiences. The AI Platform Group at HubSpot is dedicated to building a best-in-class AI platform, infrastructure, models, and foundational capabilities that unlock innovation at scale. We are responsible for the machine learning platforms for predictive and generative AI, the infrastructure that powers those capabilities, and an incubation team working on cutting-edge ideas and big bets.

If you are an experienced AI leader with a passion for building world-class AI platforms and empowering teams to deliver innovative solutions, we'd love to hear from you. Apply now to join our mission and help us shape the future of AI at HubSpot.

Cash compensation range: 301500-482400 USD Annually

This resource will help guide how we recommend thinking about the range you see. Learn more about HubSpot’s compensation philosophy from Katie Burke, HubSpot’s Chief People Officer.

The cash compensation above includes base salary, on-target commission for employees in eligible roles, and annual bonus targets under HubSpot’s bonus plan for eligible roles. In addition to cash compensation, all HubSpotters are eligible to participate in HubSpot’s equity plan to receive restricted stock units (RSUs). Some roles may also be eligible for overtime pay. Individual compensation packages are based on a few different factors unique to each candidate, including their skills, experience, qualifications and other job-related reasons.

We know that benefits are also an important piece of your total compensation package. To learn more about what’s included in total compensation, check out some of the benefits and perks HubSpot offers to help employees grow better.

At HubSpot, fair compensation practices isn’t just about checking off the box for legal compliance. It’s about living out our value of transparency with our employees, candidates, and community.

We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply — we’d love to hear from you.

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Germany Applicants: (m/f/d) - link to HubSpot's Career Diversity page here.

About HubSpot

HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS) is a leading customer relationship management (CRM) platform that provides software and support to help businesses grow better. We build marketing, sales, service, and website management products that start free and scale to meet our customers’ needs at any stage of growth. We’re also building a company culture that empowers people to do their best work. If that sounds like something you’d like to be part of, we’d love to hear from you.

You can find out more about our company culture in the HubSpot Culture Code, which has more than 5M views, and learn about our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, too. Thanks to the work of every employee globally, HubSpot was named the #2 Best Place to Work on Glassdoor in 2022, and has been recognized for award-winning culture by Great Place to Work, Comparably, Fortune, Entrepreneur, Inc., and more.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, HubSpot was founded in 2006. Today, thousands of employees work across the globe in HubSpot offices and remotely. Visit our careers website to learn more about culture and opportunities at HubSpot.

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