$250K — $500K+*
The Director, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence will grow and lead a team of talented Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) researchers and engineers to develop innovative machine learning algorithms, scalable ML system, and AI applications for HBO Max. This role will be focused on developing and deploying personalization and recommender system, search, experimentation, audience, and content AI solutions to drive user experience and growth.
The Director will partner closely with product, engineering, content, marketing, and research stakeholders across WarnerMedia to identify ML opportunities, accelerate AI innovation, and to ensure delivery of impactful solutions for the business.
Develop innovative data science solutions that utilize machine learning and deep learning algorithms, statistical and quantitative modeling approaches to support product, engineering, content, and marketing initiatives.
Build and lead a world-class team of ML and AI scientists and engineers.
Be a hands-on leader to mentor the team in the latest machine learning and deep learning approaches, and to introduce new technologies and processes.
Work with ML engineers to design solution architecture and develop scalable machine learning systems to accelerate the learning cycle.
Identify data science opportunities that deliver business value.
Develop ML/AI roadmap, and educate both internal and external stakeholders at all levels to drive implementation and measurement.
Provide thought leadership to enable ML/AI applications.
Manage project priorities and ensure timely delivery.
Develop and evangelize best practices for scoping, building, validating, deploying, and monitoring ML/AI products.
Prepare and present ML modeling results and analytical insights that help drive the business to senior leadership.
PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, Operations Research, or other equivalent quantitative fields
8 + years of work experience in Machine Learning, AI and Data Science with a proven track record to drive innovation and business impacts
3+ years of experience with managing a team of data scientists, ML and AI researchers and engineers
Strong experience in Recommender systems, personalization systems, information retrieval systems.
Strong machine learning, deep learning, and statistical modeling expertise, such as causal inference modeling, ensembles, neural networks, reinforcement learning, NLP, and computer vision.
Advanced knowledge of SQL and experience with big data platform (AWS, Snowflake, Spark, Google Cloud etc.)
Proficiency in machine learning and deep learning languages and platforms (Python, R, TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch, MXNet etc.)
Experience in deploying machine learning algorithms and advanced modeling solutions
Self-starter and self-motivated with the proven ability to deliver results in a fast-paced, high-energy environment
Strong communication skills and the ability to explain complex analysis and algorithms to non-technical audiences
Works effectively with cross functional teams to build trusted partnership
Working experience in digital media and entertainment industry preferred
Experience with Agile methodologies preferred
Valid through: 12/17/2021