Senior Director Applied Artificial Intelligence
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
4d ago
source : Glassdoor, Inc.

Uni3t Group is a young and dynamic IT company that is active in life science and pharmaceutical industry.

Born of a desire to bring together and unify a comprehensive expertise in the field of life sciences under one roof. Our mission is to improve access to health care and products by providing consulting services and technology solutions to life sciences companies.

Uni3T is looking for someone who is curious, versatile, an expert in artificial intelligence and with experience in the large-scale development of innovative technologies.

These skills and expertise will allow you to contribute to the definition of the requirements for the expansion of our company, in line with the requirements of a market launch and respecting the demands of our customers.

To succeed, you will need to work under the direction of the CEO and manage the development and AI teams. Your position will be responsible for supporting the definition, development and deployment of GenAIz, a software innovation assistance product empowered by machine learning, in all its aspects.

Responsibilities :

  • Lead the AI, data and analytics related components design of the application and ensure alignment with corporate goals and client requirements
  • Identify new ways to apply AI to existing client challenges
  • Attract and retain a strong team to develop a state-of-the-art solution
  • Manage a team of data architects, data scientists, clinical statisticians, knowledge engineers, either employees or sub-contractors
  • Contribute to the product roadmap definition, manage and direct the activities of the AI development team and data architecture / infrastructure team
  • Develop lasting relationship with clients as well as the selected IT suppliers and partners and Academics
  • Set standards and guidelines for the system’s AI, data architecture, and future evolution
  • Set, define and implement a data and AI architecture vision for a marketable product.
  • Maintain strong relationship with the product management leader, other product leads and deployment units to coordinate for product deployment for our clients
  • Ensure Tech Transfer Activities and proper time allocation between Research and Development Activities and Production Environment
  • Qualifications and skills required :

  • 3-5 years of experience managing a team
  • 7-10 years + of relevant experience, with some as either a developer, or a data scientist, Artificial Intelligence Specialist
  • Ability to attract, grow and retain talent
  • Experienced with several technologies including machine learning, cloud computing, data analytics and security / threat intelligence
  • Successful experience implementing emerging technologies into products delivered to customers
  • Extensive knowledge of the machine learning environment, natural language processing, data analytics, deep learning and big data
  • Experience delivering capabilities that leverage deep learning technologies
  • Strong technical knowledge within a data science, cloud computing or other technology-centric role
  • Experience delivering cloud-based solutions at scale. Understanding of security and compliance environments is a plus
  • Experience in a startup company
  • Strong interpersonal and communication abilities
  • Results driven, team and collaboration oriented
  • Strong capacity to learn, self-taught
  • Assets :

  • Experience with programming
  • Has been exposed to security architecture and data privacy
  • Business analysis and project management experience
  • Broad cross-industries vision with special focus on life sciences
  • French and English
  • Mobility :

  • Willing to travel for short-term missions or events (locations vary)
  • Uni3t Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

    We thank all applicants for their interest, only selected candidates will be contacted.

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