Technical AI/ML Manager
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 19, 2021
At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk
(Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in
insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can
make faster and more informed decisions.
Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other
emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records.
We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending,
and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on
complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and
But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a
commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.
It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact
sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to
balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our
"returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the
workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual
Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market
innovations to solve our customers' problems.
At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value.
But far bigger, is why we do what we do.
At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work;
create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the
support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We
have received the Great Place to Work-- Certification for the fifth
consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best
Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture
of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse
workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity
supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and
lasting change in the communities where we live and work.
Verisk - AI, the global research team at Verisk Analytics, combines
the energy and focus of a start-up with Verisk's large and unique
data assets and deep domain expertise. Our vibrant and growing
R&D team of AI and machine learning engineers and scientists
draws on Verisk's massive volumes of data to help our businesses
create new technology, services and products in the insurance,
finance and energy sectors.
We're looking for highly skilled, passionate and experienced
candidates for technical, scientific, and managerial leadership
roles in Verisk - AI. In this role, you will lead the design,
development and transition of novel solutions to new products,
product enhancements, services, internal process improvements and
enterprise-wide platforms. Candidates are expected to have strong
problem-solving skills and demonstrated experience in implementing,
delivering and deploying machine-learning solutions in business and
You will support Verisk - AI leadership to identify business
problems requiring analytic solutions, lead their design and
development, and ensure timely delivery to business units, lead the
development of end-to-end AI/ML pipelines and workflows; help
incorporate recommended "best practices" and "responsible AI"
approaches to ensure reliable and robust pipelines; and help
promote and evangelize Verisk - AI platforms, within Verisk as well
as in relevant R&D and business communities.
Areas of application are Verisk-wide and include, but are not
limited to, natural language processing & understanding, document
understanding & information extraction, computer vision, audio and
speech analytics, financial & insurance analytics, weather
analytics and more!
- Project Management: Define project scope, plan requirements,
identify risks, manage team schedules, and communicate clearly with
project stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of projects with
teams of AI/ML scientists, engineers, and interns.
- AI/ML Platforms and Pipelines: Design, develop and deploy
platforms and pipelines to facilitate efficient AI/ML workflows for
active & online learning, insurance analytics, ethical &
explainable AI, computer vision, text analytics and
human-in-the-loop learning; ensure stability and scalability;
incorporate "responsible AI" practices.
- AI/ML Applications Development: Identify business problems
requiring analytic solutions; gather requirements from business
units; design, develop, evaluate and test analytic solutions to
meet business requirements around accuracy, sophistication, and
interpretability; incorporate technical innovations and new
developments; containerize and deploy AI/ML modules in cloud
settings (AWS); enable transition of next-generation AI/ML
technologies to business verticals.
- Automated and Efficient Data Ops: Help develop first-class
tools to automate various data processing and maintenance tasks
including data cleaning, data generation and augmentation,
automated annotations and labeling, and exploratory data
- People Management: Manage a team of AI/ML interns, engineers
and scientists; work with the team to grow their technical
skillset; supervise and evaluate their performance.
- Collaboration with Business Units: Create and bolstering
collaborations with Verisk business units via understanding and
anticipating their needs and priorities; conception of, and timely
and high-quality execution and delivery of AI/ML R&D
- Development of the Verisk Analytic Community: Provide
high-level thought leadership for evangelizing and adoption of new
AI/ML technologies, software, tools and infrastructure to improve
efficiency of Verisk workflows; facilitate knowledge creation and
sharing across the Verisk Analytic community.
- Intellectual Property: Help generate intellectual property for
- Growing Verisk - AI: Help grow Verisk - AI by increasing its
business impact and its visibility; help attract and onboard
- Bachelor's in a quantitative field with 12+ years of relevant
experience, or Master's in a quantitative field with 8+ years of
relevant experience, or PhD in a quantitative field with 5+ years
- 2-4 years of recent experience as a Technical Project Manager,
Technical Program Manager, Technical Product Manager, or Technical
Lead, including experience managing teams of scientists and
- 7+ years of experience working directly with
- Experience managing projects across cross functional teams,
building sustainable processes and coordinating release
- Strong software development and programming skills.
- Excellent communication, problem-solving, and analytical
skills; ability to learn quickly.
- Deep and broad understanding in AI/ ML and at least one
application area - computer vision, natural language
processing/understanding and text analytics, speech and audio,
financial analytics, optimization or an area of relevance to
- Experience in one of the programming languages Python,
C/C++/C#, Java, Scala and tools such as Spring, Django, Flask,
MySQL, HPC, Go.
- Experience with containerizing using Docker and/or other
environments; deployment on AWS, Kubernetes/Kubeflow, CI/CD
pipelines or other distributed/cloud platforms.
- Experience or familiarity with AI/ML implementation and
development process, understanding of statistical training,
fine-tuning tricks (e.g., prevent over fitting, hyperparameter
tuning, domain adaptation etc.), hypothesis testing, evaluation and
- Experience or familiarity with ML and Deep Learning libraries
such as Scipy, Sklearn, Tensorflow/Keras, PyTorch, H2O.
Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.
All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal
opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for
employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual
orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.
Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes
sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email
address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk
property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting
from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.
Consumer Privacy Notice
Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all
prospective hires for this position will be required to demonstrate
that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start
date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious
accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of
employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are
fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have
not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious
accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment
and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in
accordance with applicable law.
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