Director of Data Science (GenAI, MLOps, PySpark)

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    New York

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    US$180000 - US$250000 per annum

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    Mike Hayes

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Director of Data Science
FTE/NYC Hybrid
US Citizen/GreenCard

An industry leading financial service company is looking for a leader of their GenerativeAI practice. If joining and contributing to the growth of an innovative Data Science organization sounds appealing to you, please read the requirements below:


  • Establishes and guides the enterprise's generative AI initiative.
  • Coordinates with diverse stakeholders to craft and implement successful solutions.
  • Integrates analytical models into operational use with collaboration across tech and ML Ops teams.
  • Oversees, develops, and retains a talented team of data scientists.
  • Identifies, designs, and gains approval for innovative data science applications.
  • Communicates effectively across various channels internally and externally.
  • Keeps abreast of industry trends and serves as the analytics authority in interactions with internal and external partners.

Required qualifications.

  • Holds a graduate-level degree in quantitative fields like statistics, computer science, mathematics, economics, or similar.
  • Brings over 10 years of experience in predictive analytics with large datasets, utilizing both parametric and non-parametric statistical modeling techniques.
  • 4+ years of direct people management experience.
  • Demonstrates expertise in regularization, variable selection, feature creation, validation procedures, and developing new model performance metrics.
  • Possesses substantial programming skills in R, Python, SPARK, SQL, along with familiarity with professional software development processes.
  • Shows proficiency in deploying real-time models into production environments, with detailed experience in NLP and generative AI solutions development and integration.