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IBM Senior Managing Consultant – AI & Computer Vision in Houston, Texas

Introduction

At IBM, we know that transformation drives change, and it is in our DNA to continuously transform. Our Business Transformation Consultants help drive large scale change that spans IBM business units and geographies. As a part of this team, you will have the unique opportunity to be a part of driving IBM’s ongoing transformation as a company that continuously innovates and leads the market.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

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IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is hiring a Senior (Sr.) Managing Consultant with subject matter expertise in Computer Vision, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence. You will be an internal and external expert on advanced analytics projects, as either the lead data scientist on one engagement, or advising the methodologies of several engagements. In this dynamic, client-facing role, you will be responsible for developing Computer Vision solutions for customers, and creating scalable AI offerings.

We are looking for driven and experienced data scientists who are interested in solving unique business problems. You will present your work to several levels of stakeholders, from the C-suite to business analysts, in a varied range industries. The ideal candidate will have a background in data science and statistics, with an emphasis on Deep Learning and Computer Vision applications.

You will be responsible for:

  • Building first-of-a-kind analytics solutions that apply techniques like Computer Vision, Signal Processing, Image Classification, Object Detection, and Deep Learning, to new and complex datasets. Opportunities include working with clients, defining key business problems, developing user stories and requirements, and delivering the solution.

  • Using in-depth consulting skills aligned to business objectives, processes, measurements and tools to analyze client business issues, formulate hypotheses and test conclusions to determine appropriate solutions.

  • Facilitating client discussions to understand business needs and propose an analytics methodology. Presenting results of complex models to business stakeholder.

  • Ability to get “hands dirty” to help deliver first of a kind solutions or to deliver POCs to help deliver value to our clients

  • Lead and mentor junior resources in both career and technical development

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Masters Degree in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Applied Math, or related field

  • Experience developing Computer Vision products, or implementing Computer Vision products for clients

  • At least 3 years working in a scripting language for data analysis (Python, R, Matlab)

  • At least 3 years working with common deep learning tools (TensorFlow, Keras, Theano,Torch)

  • At least 3 years in solution/application development across PoC, MVP, Production deployments

  • Expertise in machine learning (especially Image Processing, Motion Detection, Object Classification, Object Detection), and knowledge of foundational algorithms in each of these domains (e.g YOLO, RCNN, Faster RCNN)

  • Demonstrated capability to implement solutions using open source (OpenCV) as well as other tools (Watson VR, Amazon Rekognition)

Strong technical and programming skills.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Applied Math, or related field

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a consulting or client-facing data science role

  • Experience developing Computer Vision products, or implementing Computer Vision products for clients

Experience with SQL and NoSQL database tools, software design best practices, DevOps and CIDC pipelines, and experience working with developers and architects

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter business by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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About IBM

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