Artificial Intelligence Senior Tech Lead

null, Catalonia, es
Company: Nestlé
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published on 2021-07-31 10:04:04

Position Summary

To strengthen our Global R&D and IT Innovation group, we are looking for an Artificial Intelligence Senior Tech Lead to design and develop solutions using AI tools and machine-learning models that have a big potential for value and scale at Nestlé.

As a Tech Lead, you will be responsible for the technical vision of one or more IT products leveraging AI/ML and provids the leadership, facilitation, analysis and design tasks required by a product or an integrated chain of products. 

You will join the New Generation Technologies Product Group, Nestlé IT Innovation’s organization in charge of structuring strategic emerging technologies into IT products and boosting early adoption before handing over to final product teams, as well as acting as subject matter experts to incorporate AI-driven innovation into existing IT products.

In this position, you will work with a Senior Product Manager, as well as with the Global AI Strategy Program to deliver AI/ML proofs of concept to solve business problems and address opportunities that will bring cost savings to Nestlé’s core business and/or bring new revenue in thanks to automation.

You will also lead external development partners to build such solutions and will be supported by Nestlé Architects as well as other key Nestlé stakeholders.

A day in the life of...

  • Experiment, design and develop solutions using AI tools and machine-learning models with a high potential for value and scale
  • Perform research and testing to develop or customise machine learning algorithms; conduct model training and evaluation as needed; integrate, test, tune and monitor the solutions developed
  • Work with Solution Architects to develop the solutions you propose to ensure scalability and fit within the Nestlé IT landscape
  • Act as subject matter expert in AI/ML for the IT organization and selected Businesses, for example to identify business problems where AI/ML will bring value, or establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for data analyses, model development, validation and implementation
  • Actively contribute to and re-use community best practices in AI/ML, coaching younger developers and partners with operations to improve the continuous delivery pipeline
  • Facilitate and orchestrate across teams the agile and incremental delivery of targeted business outcomes (minimum viable products) in DevOps mode
  • Lead technical discussions and sharing within own team and across teams
  • Work independently, with limited day-to-day guidance from senior leadership
  • Are you a fit?

  • Bachelor's degree in math, computer science, or related discipline, or equivalent; Masters in Data or AI preferred
  • 7+ years of design and implementation experience in AI/ML, with Agile methodologies
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technical configurations, technologies and processing environments
  • Strong experience of AI/ML development lifecycle methodologies, like MLOps
  • Ability to identify new opportunities to optimize business processes and improve consumer experiences, and prototype solutions to demonstrate value with a crawl, walk, run mindset
  • Proven ability to define Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) and experience delivering them rapidly
  • Experience with effective communication at different levels in the organization and in English
  • Experience having worked in a global environment and with virtual teams
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a pressurized environment and work proactively to ensure milestones are met.
  • Desire to drive continuous process improvement by challenging the way things are done and engaging all functions in the company.
  • Bonus: Strong background in ML Microsoft Azure and/or Amazon Web Services tools and frameworks
  • Show us that you are passionate of innovation, creativity, fast learner and a team player who the capability to see the complete picture and is used to working with agile practices. Furthermore, you must have the ability to go below the surface, beyond the obvious and to articulate thoughts. Your change management capabilities, strategic thinking and willingness to do whatever it takes to deliver on a deadline will set you apart among the other candidates. Please don’t hesitate and apply in English at www.nestle.com/jobs. We are excited to hear from you!

    The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 89.8 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2017. It is present in 189 countries around the world, has 413 factories and its 323,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago.

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