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AI Policy Lead - Government Relations

Scale AI

Scale AI

Software Engineering, Data Science
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

AI Policy Lead–Government Relations

At Scale, we believe that AI will dramatically improve the world, and our mission is to accelerate the development of AI. As Scale continues to build and develop its Government Relations function, we are looking for an AI Policy Lead to support our engagements with Government Agencies, Industry Trade Associations, and Standards Development Organizations.

The successful candidate will have a history of successfully driving successful Policy and Regulatory outcomes, and the ability to connect business objectives to policy wins.


  • Lead Scale’s policy engagement with select federal agencies
  • Lead and support engagements with standards development organizations and industry trade associations on behalf of the Company
  • Work to understand business objectives related to portfolio and translate them into Policy wins
  • Assist in the formation of Scale’s government relations strategy and priorities
  • Lead the formation of Scale’s regulatory comments
  • Advise and brief Scale Leadership on policies impacting artificial intelligence policy
  • Build relationships with relevant stakeholders
  • Monitor policy, and regulatory changes for potential impact to Scale’s business

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Between 4-6 years experience in Regulatory Affairs or working in the Government
  • Experience successfully securing consensus for priorities at trade associations, standards bodies
  • Experience leading company response to Rulemakings, Request for Comments, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous technical experience such as publishing research/peer reviewed paper, covering technology policy as an issue area within the Government, working at a technical Government Agency within the Executive Branch, or experience in the technology sector
  • A history of managing multiple works streams simultaneously

Nice to haves:

  • History working within a startup environment or tech company

Compensation packages at Scale for eligible roles include base salary, equity, and benefits. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position, determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, interview performance, and relevant education or training. Scale employees in eligible roles are also granted equity based compensation, subject to Board of Director approval. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process, and confirm whether the hired role will be eligible for equity grant. You’ll also receive benefits including, but not limited to: Comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage, retirement benefits, a learning and development stipend, and generous PTO. Additionally, this role may be eligible for additional benefits such as a commuter stipend.

The base salary range for this full-time position in the location of Washington DC is:
$169,200$203,040 USD

About Us:

At Scale, we believe that the transition from traditional software to AI is one of the most important shifts of our time. Our mission is to make that happen faster across every industry, and our team is transforming how organizations build and deploy AI. Our products power the world's most advanced LLMs, generative models, and computer vision models. We are trusted by generative AI companies such as OpenAI, Meta, and Microsoft, government agencies like the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force, and enterprises including GM and Accenture. We are expanding our team to accelerate the development of AI applications.

We believe that everyone should be able to bring their whole selves to work, which is why we are proud to be an affirmative action employer and inclusive and equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability status, gender identity or Veteran status.

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