Chief Data Scientist

R&D / Engineering | Raanana, Israel | ISRAEL

NICE Actimize is currently seeking a Chief Data Scientist to lead its Data and Analytics research and development. 
In this position the chief scientist will have responsibility for analytics strategy, research, tools, methodology and development practices. 

Responsibilities
Provide technical and professional leadership in all fields of Advanced Analytics including AI\ML\RL and statistics across Actimize

Manage team of researchers to find new applications and methods for AI\ML methods within financial crime and compliance.

Define product capabilities across Actimize portfolio for developing analytics

Evangelize Actimize Analytics capabilities and provide thought leadership through engagement with the market and the client community

Maintain strong relationship and team management in a highly-matrixed environment with customers, sales, development, product and delivery groups.

Qualifications

Candidate must have PhD and above in the fields of Computer Science \ Math \ AI.

More than 7 years of experience in data science, with at least 4 years in a data science leadership positions

Profound insight and knowledge in machine learning and deep learning application

Domain knowledge in Financial Crime and Compliance

Programming experience with R/Scala/C++/Python, or other related programming languages

Strong passion for technology and willingness to make an impact

Ability to travel approximately 15% of the time.

Evidence of visionary and decisive leadership with the ability to inspire staff and others across the organization

Strong strategic thinker, combined with a vision to see results and a practical delivery-oriented approach. Open to external ideas/trends with evidence of innovative and creative thinking, proven strategic judgment and an ability to align internal organization to meet strategic

experience in natural language processing or generation (NLP/NLG) a plus

Personal attributes

Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities

Exceptional Customer and service orientation

Excellent interpersonal skills

Exceptionally self-motivated and directed

Ability to work in a complex environment

Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment


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