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Job Title: Director of AI Research and Engineering

Company: Multinational Technology firm

Corporate Title: Flexible Salary Range: Generous Package
Location: Singapore Date Open: July 2020

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • A newly formed organization incubating applied AI services that can leverage large portfolio to unlock a new generation of smart products and services
  • The team is building and deploying deep technologies in Data Analytics, Speech Recognition,
  • Natural Language Understanding, and Computer Vision to help accelerate the transformation towards an AI-powered future
  • Our strategic focus spans across smart medical solutions to new transportation and retail services.
  • As Singapore’s Director of AI Research and Engineering, you will work closely with the leadership team to build a strong engineering office that can help build global products with a world class team of engineers, product, and business development professionals
  • Specifically, you will help build the AI R&D team, research collaborations with local universities, and a strong engineering team that can further develop those innovations into scalable solutions for global markets.
  • You will leverage Singapore’s strategic location, build meaningful partnerships, and grow the team to help support a portfolio of diverse products and technologies in different industries such as Retail, Healthcare, Transportation and Industrial Applications
  • This includes building a strong engineering culture of learning, being customer-centric, and shipping quality code.
  • Working closely with Leadership to set comprehensive plans and measurable goals for the Singapore office
  • Developing and implementing growth strategies, while managing short-term and long-term engineering and research priorities.
  • Build strong relationships with relevant industry, research and government organizations, as well as within business units and subsidiaries
  • Identify and explore synergistic collaborations.
  • Host relevant events and help grow  in Singapore.
  • Cultivate innovation and customer-first culture with startup mentality.
  • Prepare high quality presentations for internal and external executive audiences, including executive briefings and reports.
  • Mentor engineering team members.
  • Ability to wear multiple hats.

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Building and managing teams of 50+ engineers, product and BD.
  • Strong network across Southeast Asia and experience doing business in Southeast Asia.
  • Track record of managing complex teams and products in new markets.
  • Ability to lead teams while navigating ambiguity.
  • Competency in strategic planning and building large multi-functional teams.
  • Working knowledge of AI/ML technologies and applications.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, interpersonal and public speaking skills.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and self-starter.
  • It is a multinational company known for the world’s best motherboards, PCs, 
  • monitors, graphics cards and routers and driven to become the most-admired innovative 
  • leading technology enterprise