Job Openings VP Machine Learning at Kunato

About the job VP Machine Learning at Kunato

About Kunato

Kunato prices the internet - providing a new type of quantitative system that predicts, assigns, and updates the MARKET VALUE OF EVERY DIGITAL CONTENT.

This set of quantitative technologies and tools have the potential to change the way we explore, value, and trade digital content. We envision a world where every-day digital content, similar to other goods, will have a market value and become a purchasable good (information commerce).

The founding team are serial entrepreneurs and research leaders at the cutting edge of Machine Learning.

Kunato launched in Feb 2022 and already has 30 million engaged users. See it live on:

If you're excited by challenges of such scale, wed love you to join us.

Job title: VP Machine Learning

You will be leading the Quant team at Kunato.

The Quant team is the central nervous system of Kunato where we create real-time value-pricing systems. The team develops and evolves Deep-Learning-based pricing methods and new types of signals to price every piece of content on the internet.

Your team will work closely with engineers across the company to create and develop our systems, to accelerate the adoption of Kunato pricing system, live search, and content exchanges globally.

Quantitative analysis and pricing experience is not required to be successful here - rather we look for smart, motivated, respectful, collaborative engineers who love solving problems and want to make an impact on a vast scale. Deep Learning experience is highly relevant.


Develop highly reliable Deep-Learning systems and pricing models that are used across Kunato solutions which are currently deployed within 1000s of websites globally and viewed/clicked by 100s of millions daily

Create new Machine Learning and Deep Learning methods and applications that improve Kunato's real-time systems

Build prototypes to prove out key pricing concepts and quantify market constraints

Own all aspects of research, software engineering and product development of the core pricing engine

Build creative solutions for our partners and users

Bring your voice to the table in team collaborations on methods, architecture, design, and deployments reviews

Qualities we look for:

Intellectual inquiry and rigour, creativity to help solve complex challenges faced by users and clients

Drive to own challenging problems

Willingness to work extended hours and weekends when needed

Collaboration. Working with different Engineering teams with diverse backgrounds

We're looking for individuals who treat fellow teammates with fairness, respect, and support to uphold Kunato's no-tolerance policy on harassment, racism, and discrimination as we continue to work toward our goals


Experience in designing Deep Learning solutions and software systems

Programming experience in one of Rust, Python, C, C++, Go, Java, or similar object-oriented language

Ability to think out of the box, creatively approach data analysis and communicate complex ideas clearly

MSc/PhD degree in machine learning, computer science, engineering, math, or scientific discipline


Experience performing an in-depth research project, examining real-world data

Experience working with real time and in-stream data processing

Aspiration to lead, grow, motivate, and improve the performance of your research team, including scaling a world-class innovation lab (in several locations globally).

Experience in Quantitative Analysis and implementing mathematical models to solve complex financial and pricing problems is a bonus


Scale of ambition

Cutting-edge nature of the work and team

Well-paid. Competitive salary. Executive-level stock options.

Growth. Automatic enrolment of the Turing Talent Leadership Programme with executive coaching

Medical, dental, and vision coverage



Monthly fitness stipend

Start Date: Immediately

Work location: New York. Relocation cost covered if needed

About Turing Talent Leadership Program

Founded by people from Google, Meta and Microsoft, the program is a job and leadership development rolled into one. You will receive leadership coaching as well as be part of an exclusive tech leaders network. The program is designed by tech people, for tech people all to accelerate your career.