Our Client is an American background global leader in delivering superior communications experiences, being present in Hungary for 15 years. They are building an artificial intelligence R&D center in Budapest as a greenfield investment. The purpose of the center is to support customer service by voice and language recognition. This R&D center will be a stand-alone part of the Company, cooperating with the local branch

Technical Head of R&D Center – AI development

This role is for you if:

    • You are a specialist of deep learning / machine learning / natural language processing / AI development
    • You have leadership experience
    • You are ready to build an organization from zero to full function: building roadmap, participating in hiring staff, making concept, in cooperation with the existing Hungarian branch office
    • You are open to manage people and work with technical details at the same time

RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Drive innovation as part of the design and development activity consistent with the overall AI strategy
    • Setup the center in the location that the Company will have selected which would include leading the resource management and site strategy for AI.
    • Develop an initial roadmap in collaboration with the Innovation leadership team
    • Be the evangelist for the Company AI locally, develop university relations and promote the company image to potential candidates
    • Work closely with product management and product marketing to plan for future product release requirements and to ensure promotion of new features and product value
    • Work closely with other functions to ensure solutions are successful in the market
    • Provide leadership, maintaining visibility and accessibility, building relationships and promoting communication with team through regular team meetings and one-on-one sessions and encouraging an open exchange of ideas and information

REQUIREMENTS:

    • Knowledge of AI algorithms and data management
    • Development of applications using AI, such as classification, natural language understanding, scoring, etc
    • Provide strategic direction and motivational leadership for small to medium sized teams in a cross-functional, cross-location complex global organization.
    • Track record of delivering applications or technologies that are in production with large enterprise customers
    • A proven ability to manage evolutionary change
    • Balance role of strategist with urgency while managing the delivery of results in a fast-paced environment
    • Exceptional skills working with senior executives during problem resolution and in pre-sales activities to instill a sense of corporate commitment and trust
    • Proven track record of hiring, developing and deploying top talent at all levels; an understanding of business strategy and evidence of executing a product program to deliver business objectives in a fast-paced environment
    Qualifications:
    • Preferably PhD in Computer Science / AI
    • People management experience is essential
    • Substantial experience in the development of large scale applications and AI
    • Ability to travel internationally
    •   Experience required: 7-10 years
    •  Required language level: English - Advanced

Sector(s):

  • IT Development
  • IT Consultant, Analyst, Auditor
  • IT, Development Manager
  • Sales, Trade
  • Business (Intelligence) Developer
  • Full time

Experience required:

  • 5-10 years professional experience

Required language level:

  • English - higher advanced/fit for negotiation

Job location:

Budapest

How to apply/ contact information:

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