Director, Emerging Technology Director, Emerging Technology …

Fitch Ratings
in New York, NY, United States
Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
Last application, 06 Aug 20
Fitch Ratings
in New York, NY, United States
Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
Last application, 06 Aug 20
Director, Emerging Technology
The Emerging Technology team's mandate is to support the build-out of the disruptive AI and machine learning solutions - involving the integration of new data sources, optimizing data structure and availability, developing Natural Language Processing (NLP) capabilities, and driving the overall advancement of the company's data & analytics environment.

The Emerging Technology Team objectives are:
• Provide AI/ML vision and strategy
• Manage Fitch's external AI/ML relationships
• Coordinate the utilization of external vendors to deliver AI/ML solutions
• Communications - share AI/ML progress and developments
• Scale and expand the existing RPA program
• Lead and support internal Data Science Challenge

The Emerging Technology Team is looking for an experienced individual who can help support the governance, coordination and tracking of ET related initiatives.

Role Description:
• Strategy Development:
  • Support the Head of Emerging Technology in defining the long term vision of Fitch for Emerging Technology related initiatives
  • Work closely with Business AI/ML teams and support Emerging Technologies related initiatives across the organization
  • Work closely with IT Infrastructure and Businesses to ensure proper support for AI/ML experiments

• Management of internal programs:
  • Closely monitor the initiatives and progress updates within Fitch for AI/ML and RPA projects
  • Assist with the planning and execution of the internal Data Science Challenge
  • Help put together the Business Cases, as needed

• Vendor and 3rd Party Partnerships:
  • Help establish screening/governance procedures to prioritize opportunities
  • Help manage the external AI/ML relationships

• Lead and support other Group level initiatives

Skills & Experience:

• 7 / 8 years of experience as a Consultant with focus on Digital/Innovation
• IT strategy & consulting experience a plus
• Strong communication skills; Strong ability to engage with multiple business leaders across the Fitch Group
• Effective collaborator and is comfortable working in ambiguity and coming up with ideas and direction
• Knowledge of new technologies and general applicability within the Financial Services, specifically for the Credit process
• Has good knowledge of the fintech ecosystem

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