deepeye Medical GmbH
deepeye Medical GmbH

Head of AI in Medical AI Startup (w/d/m | 50-100%)

Munich, Germany (hybrid)

What we are doing

Our mission is to prevent vision loss and ultimately blindness by developing AI software that assists eye doctors in therapy planning for their patients. We use computer vision deep learning models(AI) trained on thousands of cases and millions of images to identify and predict disease progression. The decision support algorithm targets popular eye diseases like Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD, 7.5mio affected in Germany alone).


Your responsibilities as ​​Director Data & AI

  • AI Expertise: Oversee and participate in the design, development, and deployment of machine learning models, algorithms, and data pipelines. Evaluate AI trends such as federated learning and transformers.
  • Team Development: Extend, mentor, and develop a high-performing team of data scientists, machine learning engineers and data engineers. Foster a culture of continuous learning and collaboration within the AI team.
  • ​​Data Sourcing: Extend our network of clinical and pharma partners to increase diversity of our world-leading longitudinal OCT and clinical dataset.
  • Strategic Leadership: Enhance and implement a comprehensive data and AI strategy aligned with the company's business goals.
  • Ethical AI: Establish guidelines and frameworks for bias minimization, data privacy & security, and meeting regulatory requirements (MDR, FDA).


What we are looking for

Your must-haves

  • 6+ years of hands-on experience in AI model development, data engineering, image processing and/or data science, ideally with a focus on medical CV
  • Masters or PhD in engineering, science, or medicine
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to get what you need from stakeholders in English (C1+)

Your nice-to-haves

  • Commercial product development experience, ideally for SaMD/MLMD
  • Leadership experience in data science/engineering
  • Healthcare startup or founder experience
  • Experience in ophthalmology and OCT imaging


What we offer

  • Direct impact on improving quality of life for patients & doctors
  • Team responsibility & fast personal growth
  • Flexible working hours, remote work & office at Munich main station
  • Competitive compensation package incl. stock options

Reach out to us with information about your availability, salary expectations and a link to your conclusive profile (GitHub/LinkedIn/CV). Please share with us why you want to help us in preventing blindness with AI.

Updated: 2 days ago
Job ID: 10613484
Report issue

deepeye Medical GmbH

11-50 employees
Technology, Information and Internet

deepeye is a fast-growing medical device software startup based in Munich, with an international rockstar team spread across Germany.

  1. Head of AI in Medical AI Startup (w/d/m | 50-100%)