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Annotation Operations Lead - Code



12d ago

  • Job
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Software Engineering
  • London
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AI generated summary

  • You need 2+ years coding experience in Python/C++/Java/SQL, led successful tech projects, love teamwork and problem-solving, and thrive in a fast-paced startup environment. London-based preferred.
  • You will lead code annotation operations, improving output quality, partnering on staffing, testing and iterating, managing team performance, and developing onboarding and education for annotators.


  • Have 2+ years experience in a hands-on coding role
  • Are proficient in Python, one of C++/Java/Compiled language, and SQL
  • Have experience leading a nimble team or a complex project group with great results in a tech-focused role
  • Thrive off collaboration with a multifaceted cross-functional team
  • Have strong writing and editing skills
  • Have the grit to navigate a fast paced startup environment with changing priorities
  • Enjoy coaching teammates and solving complex problems
  • Preferred: London-based candidates, who are ready to spend a few days a week in our Soho office with our Annotator team


  • Scale the code teams annotation output while improving quality and effectiveness of their work
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to decide on staffing and hiring strategy to meet roadmap requirements, as well as work with external vendors to enrich our data pipeline as needed
  • Test-iterate regularly by running pilots and experiments, and stay up-to-date on industry trends and best practices
  • Own individual and team-wide performance management of our code generation annotators, including partnering with the Data Ops team to continuously improve our performance management KPIs, plans, and processes
  • Run and develop onboarding for new code generation annotators, as well as identifying opportunities and tools for ongoing education to up-skill, coach, and improve the team


What are the key responsibilities of an Annotation Operations Lead for the code team?

The key responsibilities include scaling the code teams annotation output while improving quality, partnering with internal stakeholders on staffing and hiring strategy, running pilots and experiments to test and iterate on projects, managing individual and team-wide performance of code generation annotators, and developing onboarding and ongoing education for the team.

What qualifications and experience are required for this role?

The ideal candidate should have 2+ years of hands-on coding experience, proficiency in Python, C++/Java/Compiled language, and SQL, experience leading teams or complex projects in a tech-focused role, strong collaboration skills, excellent writing and editing abilities, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment.

What location preference is preferred for candidates applying for this role?

London-based candidates are preferred for this role, as they will be required to spend a few days a week in the Soho office with the Annotator team.

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