AI Operations Manager

Job Location

14 Arrow St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

Job Type

Full Time


Clinical Operations

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About the Role

Job Description:

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) Operations Manager is accountable for overseeing clinical operations activities for Iterative Scopes Research and Development projects in support of development of artificial intelligence algorithms in the gastroenterology space to impact the next-generation of patient care.

This position is multi-faceted, including strategic, collaborative, and operational components. The AI Operations Manager oversees data processes ranging from video and image annotation, data workflows, and documentation. Additionally, the AI Operations Manager will collaborate closely with internal Product and Engineering teams to oversee execution of labeling processes across multiple R&D initiatives, interface with external parties to design and present on our data utilization strategy to support algorithm development, and champion early-stage pilot initiatives as we launch innovative objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee annotation teams within the Clinical Operations group to support development of labelling and dataset creation strategies for new and existing R&D objectives

  • Optimize R&D operations by designing scalable and organized processes across all projects

  • Work with external parties to design and present on medical image annotation strategy

  • Collaborate with internal Product and Engineering teams to align on strategies for new and existing project objectives. Gain buy-in from senior leadership, and be a champion for innovation based on insights from pilot evaluations and results

  • Identify data and technology solutions and communicate product requirements for platform workflows and dashboards to manage and monitor annotation processes to gain insight into data with real-time dashboards

  • Strategize, plan, and implement pilot studies to test out novel approaches for algorithm development

  • Contribute to development of project objectives, including algorithm features, development, and evaluation plans. Plan and develop with clear objectives, timelines, and budgets.

  • Proactively manage and resolve issues to minimize crises and escalations. Engage the appropriate internal team members when needed to help resolve project issues

  • Promote a continuous improvement culture to streamline appropriate processes for maximum efficiency and productivity


Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Thrives when working in a high-paced, fluid environment

  • Ability to build relationships with people of diverse backgrounds and expertise

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required

  • Excellent time management, planning and organizational skills are required

  • Ability to make independent decisions that will impact project and department success

  • Comfortable presenting over the phone, video, or in person

  • Attention to detail and thorough follow-up skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in medical image or video annotation

  • Experience in algorithm development processes using computer vision and machine learning and evaluation processes

  • Experience in an entrepreneurial environment or in delivering against ambitious targets & goals in a fast-paced, often ambiguous, and rapidly evolving environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare sector experience

  • Graduate degree in related field

  • Comfortable performing data analysis

  • Comfortable with writing SQL queries a plus

  • Experience with Splunk, optional

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About the Company

Company Mission:

Iterative Scopes is an early-growth stage startup on a mission to revolutionize the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases with computer vision. We are backed by leading venture firms, top pharmaceutical companies as well as category defining healthcare leaders including; Obvious Ventures, Eli Lilly, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Founders of Flatiron Health, Livongo, Path.AI, PAIGE, WHOOP!, Okta, and Recursion Pharmaceuticals.

Iterative Scopes is a venture backed company established by Jonathan Ng, MD a second time founder. The scientific advisory board includes world-class gastroenterologists and leading MIT computer vision and machine learning researchers and faculty.

Additional Info: 

The Iterative Scopes advisory board includes leading MIT computer vision and machine learning researchers/faculty and world-class Boston-area physicians and gastroenterology experts.oston-area physicians and gastroenterology experts.

Recruitment & Staffing: 

Agencies - Iterative Scopes does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to Iterative Scopes or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by Iterative Scopes' internal operations team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of Iterative Scopes, and Iterative Scopes will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.