Digital Task Force Associate Director



Digital Task Force Associate Director Princeton, New Jersey

Title: Digital Task Force Associate Director

Job Type: Permanent

Primary Location: Princeton, New Jersey

The Challenge:

Vignetic is looking for an Associate Director, Digital Task Force Leader who will join the IT Business Partners and Business Application Management team and operate as an individual contributor and leader who will influence, as well as drive proof-of-concepts and pilots to incubate new product opportunities, explore emerging technologies and address business-critical needs via rapid solutioning.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Apply modern technologies and partner with academics, industry partners, and internal stakeholders to introduce innovative, next-generation solutions to solve urgent business problems
  • Bring a unique mix of Solution Architect, Developer and Product Owner mindset to solve business problems with a speedy and agile technology solution
  • Delivery solutions in an agile manner, while keeping the big picture in mind, i.e. – a solution that will ultimately scale up to meet the enterprise standards
  • Be a hands-on problem solver – someone who is ready to code and architect, or guide team members towards solving an unsolved business challenge
  • Ideate and gather use cases and requirements from key business stakeholders and drive prioritization of the requirements
  • Apply design thinking and UX principles in designing new solutions
  • Hold partner teams accountable for delivering functionality that meets the intended use
  • Manage an organizational budget dedicated to delivering fast-track solutions
  • Conduct solution demos and alpha/beta testing with end users
  • Establish a product vision and eventually transition the proof-of-concepts, minimum viable products to the DevOps teams to achieve scale and enterprise integration
  • Lead and provide estimates, formalize release plans, and implementation schedules/dependencies

Essential Skills & Requirements:

  • Minimum of BS in Computer Science, Engineering, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Minimum of 7-8 years of work experience, including specific experience in next-generation technologies such as Cloud, Big Data, AI/ML, NLP, OCR, Automation
  • Teamwork / collaboration mindset with the ability to work with stakeholders throughout the organization and drive toward a decision
  • A robust understanding of full-cycle software development within an Agile framework
  • Product orientation with a strong sense of problem solving and design thinking
  • Prior experience in managing/working as part of DevOps/AIOps/MLOps teams
  • Experience with Azure (e.g. – AzureAI) and AWS platforms (e.g. – SageMaker, Comprehend, GPU-enabled computing)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience coding in one or more languages: SQL, Python, Java, C++, JavaScript
  • Demonstrated experience working with Conversational AI including Chatbots (chat) or Voicebots (calls). Use of this data to build Natural Language (NLP) modeling pipelines for intent classification, training & deploying chatbots
  • Experience working with Big Data, data science/analytics, data mining, or machine learning
  • Experience in building multi-tier high availability applications with modern web technologies
  • Experience architecting, developing software, or internet scale production-grade Digital solutions in cloud-based, virtualized environments
  • Familiarity with tools such as Jupyter Notebooks, Visual Studio Code, and open-source frameworks like TensorFlow and PyTorch
  • Familiarity with iOS or Android platforms is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and consensus-driving skills


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