director, artificial intelligence in Montreal

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location
Montreal, Québec
job type
Permanent
reference number
2016072PROEN
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job description

Randstad is partnering with a world’s leader in technology to recruit for an experienced and passionate leader for our AI research team in Montréal. You bring a broad knowledge of machine learning algorithms and techniques to help create the next generation of intelligent products/services. You are excited by the opportunity to take ownership to grow a technical team and will mentor a growing team of AI researchers and foster an environment of world class research.
Responsibilities:
• You will mentor and manage a growing team of AI researchers. You will foster an environment where the team members work collaboratively together and where they are empowered and challenged to create world class research.
• Directly influence strategic direction and make meaningful technical contributions at the global level; support R&D executives' efforts in business development and technology exploration
• Lead the team to develop machine learning algorithms applicable to the next generation of intelligent products/services development
• Build links with the local universities and tech community. As the ambassador you will create joint research initiatives with the universities and the emerging AI community in Montréal.
• Leading, managing, and growing engineering teams.

Qualifications:

• Ph.D. or Master’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering (major in Machine Learning)
• Experience in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing or other related areas
• 10+ publications of top conferences or journals in AI field for past 10 years
• Strong background in a broad spectrum of machine learning algorithm including unsupervised, supervised, and reinforcement learnings and a variant of neural network models.
• Knowledge of machine perception, natural language processing, speech processing, and image recognition
• Strong perspective on current and emerging machine learning trends
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with other leaders in the company, such as senior executives in HQ and other sites

Interested in hearing more? Please send your details to guillaume.dion@randstad.ca
Randstad Professionals Canada
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