Product Manager / Lead Data Scientist - AI Express

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Product Manager / Lead Data Scientist - AI Express

AI Express is a recently announced service from Mastercard which helps companies swiftly adopt AI. AI Express is a structured quick engagement where Mastercard develops a working AI model for the customer on an emergent problem the customer has identified, and provides the deployment know-how to implement the solution. During AI Express, Mastercard leverages the award-winning Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies of Brighterion, a company we recently acquired. You will be part of the AI Express and Brighterion Team which pushes the boundaries of innovation for pure Artificial Intelligence technologies with a culture focused on delivering the results our clients expect and deserve.

Our innovative cross-channel AI solutions are applied in Fortune 500 companies in industries such as fin-tech, investment banking, biotech, and insurance. We are pursuing a highly motivated individual who has strong customer relationship management and problem solving skills. This individual will have strong achievement orientation, resilience, diligence, and the ability to research and innovate to provide the AI Express model development team with the newest and most efficient technologies.

It encompasses the following activities:
• Designs and develops new models or plans improvement of existing AI models with an understanding of business and technical issues
• Research best way to leverage new and existing technologies in current modeling pipelines
• Familiar with the latest AI and ML technologies
• Implement prototype ideas using Python or Java and evaluate benefits of new technologies against existing alternative approaches

• Lead AI Express customer engagements from a data science perspective
• Research best configuration parameters of the new AI and ML technologies to provide the optimal outcome for a given vertical
• Develop and evaluate the prototype against alternative approaches and document the strength and weaknesses. Provide recommendation on how to move forward.
• Read research papers, white papers, article related to AI and ML technologies both from a theoretical standpoint and practical application in the industry.
• Design and implement prototypes using Python and Java programming language.
• Research alternative techniques and technologies. If not available in the existing framework, design and implement an approach in Java or Python.

All About You
• Strong Mathematics background
• Strong experience in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
• Programing language: Java, Python
• Experience with SQL language
• Problem solver
• Creative and ingenious
• BS in computer science or a related field
• Strong communication skills; prior experience in customer-facing engagements is a plus

At AI Express, we work on an exciting range of problems across verticals, across businesses of Mastercard's customers. You will lead, learn, grow and have fun! Intrigued? Let's chat more

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

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