Director, Artificial Intelligence
Schmidt's Naturals, a Unilever brand, is seeking a Director, Artificial Intelligence to spearhead our machine learning and data science related initiatives, and to continue advancements to our growing platform. The Director, Artificial Intelligence will report directly to the CTO, and will operate within a start-up environment below the greater Unilever umbrella. You will be responsible for building and leading a team to identify value and architect a multifaceted machine learning engine.
Recruit, hire, and mentor exceptional data scientists and machine learning engineers
Work with product development, operations, consumer support, sales and other internal stakeholders to define requirements, guide product and architectural vision, and prioritize efforts
Manage an active research agenda aimed at generating innovations to solve business needs and technical challenges at scale
Integrate research into a technical roadmap for product development
Iterate quickly in an agile development environment
Create a dynamic, collaborative and fun team environment
Engage team in conferences and external activities that facilitate staying abreast of the latest cutting-edge technologies and approaches
Proven success in the design and implementation of machine learning models and algorithms
Experience leading a software development team of 10 people
Advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or a related field
Extensive experience working on statistical modeling and machine learning algorithms for supervised/unsupervised learning with very large data sets
A leader in innovation, you can anticipate trends and build futureproof systems
Ability to communicate and command the respect of executives and employees
The ideal candidate will have contributed research to the field of Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, or another related fields
What We Can Offer You
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