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Director, Software Engineering - NLP


About this role:

Direct a multi-disciplinary development team to develop and implement significant improvements to core systems and business processes in support of the company’s/divisions profit, growth, and customer satisfaction goals.

What you’ll do: 

  • Manages a team of AI/ML engineers and data engineers, including hiring, performance management and career development.
  • Set the direction for a scientific, data driven approach for decision making in application development.
  • Manage a formal software development lifecycle process that provides consistent and repeatable delivery of software enhancements and new-to-world capabilities
  • Manage an Agile Development process in a continuous integration and deployment methodology.
  • Partner with IT and business leaders to develop new product features and upgrade existing products and processes; help define product and project deliverables, budgets, schedules, and testing, launch and release plans.
  • Evaluate, select and implement a mix of Open Source and Commercial software in line with industry standards

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Applied Statistics, or a related field
  • 8+ years of experience in algorithms, machine learning, and natural language processing to build complex data driven software applications
  • Broad knowledge of Python open-source software stack such as SQLAlchemy, Django or Flask, DjangoREST or FastAPI, etc.
  • Hands on experience with Generative AI models
  • Hands on knowledge of numerical computing libraries in Python like Numpy, Scipy and Pandas.
  • Thorough knowledge of at least one of the Deep Learning frameworks like PyTorch or Tensorflow and the ability to leverage open domain pretrained models for NLP applications.
  • Familiar knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Hands on experience with Text Mining and Text Search applications and frameworks like Elasticsearch or Solr or Lucene.
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of Design of Experiments such as Factorial Design.
  • Ability to cut through noise and identify the right variables and quantities for measurement of application success criteria
  • Knowledge of integration and web services technologies is required
  • Experience in building & managing applications on AWS
  • Experience in people management is a plus; experience in coaching or mentoring is required
  • Scrum software development methodology experience is a plus
  • A proven track record of experience in leading the design and deployment of large-scale solutions.
  • Experience in all phases of a systems development lifecycle
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with other teams

Who you are:

  • Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communications skills interacting with technical and business audience’s
  • Excellent organization, multitasking, and prioritization skills
  • Must possess a willingness and aptitude to embrace new technologies/ideas and master concepts rapidly
  • Intellectual curiosity, passion for technology and keeping up with new trends
  • Delivering project work on-time within budget with high quality

What we offer:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mindset are central to our values
  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
  • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo
  • Exposure to industry leading training and development
  • Performance based recognition and rewards


Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

Gartner believes in fair and equitable pay. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is 128,000 USD - 186,000 USD. Please note that actual salaries may vary within the range, or be above or below the range, based on factors including, but not limited to, education, training, experience, professional achievement, business need, and location. In addition to base salary, employees will participate in either an annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance, or a role-based, uncapped sales incentive plan. Our talent acquisition team will provide the specific opportunity on our bonus or incentive programs to eligible candidates. We also offer market leading benefit programs including generous PTO, a 401k match up to $7,200 per year, the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount, and more.

The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

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