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Their Company

At Adobe, they’re changing the world. How? They give people the tools to bring their ideas to life and create content that makes life more fun and work more meaningful. They give businesses and organizations the power to truly engage their customers. They’re the ones behind the gorgeously designed content that streams across your laptop, TV, phone, and tablet every day—and they’re the ones who harness the massive power of big data to help companies move from data to insight and insight to action by delivering content that people crave most.

They’re a company that understands that product innovation comes from people innovation, and that’s why they invest in cultivating leaders throughout the organization. If you’re passionate about leading from where you sit, join them!

The Challenge

Reporting to their Fellow and VP Technology, Anil Kamath, this executive will be responsible for leading a large global team to deliver leading-edge strategies for Adobe’s Data Science, Machine Learning and AI! You will own the Machine learning supporting Adobe’s products and ensuring a robust and scalable global technology infrastructure.

This executive will be a world-class product and strategic leader with proven experience driving a data science-focused organization and instilling operational excellence and innovation across a complex portfolio of services. The ideal candidate will have a strategic mindset and approach, backed by the ability to deliver on innovation.

The Role
How can you participate? This role will be responsible for driving the Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science roadmaps for Adobe’s Digital Experience platform and product offerings. The role will include leading the strategic direction of the new products to accelerate customer value and business growth.

The Sr Director will also contribute to the overall technical and commercial strategy for their Digital Experience machine learning investment. The role requires a hands-on leader with experience as a product and engineering manager of ML platforms and ML-powered applications who can create and evangelize a transformative vision for Adobe’s ML offerings; build and develop an elite data science team; collaborate with and drive a team of innovators and engineers to continue Adobe’s tradition of building groundbreaking products; help to develop new ideas based on industry experience and contact with customers, prospects and partners.

What you will do

  • Identify market opportunities, define the product and engineering vision and strategy for Adobe’s Machine Learning portfolio
  • Ensure understanding of state-of-the-art research, emerging customer needs, features, and functional requirements from which the product and engineering teams can design and implement new products and offerings.
  • Assemble product requirements from multiple sources (e.g.research, customer feedback, partner data) and develop products that use state of the art methods in data science and data engineering.
  • Understand similar offerings in the market and help with a strategy around how to address common business challenges with creative and disruptive solutions.
  • Improve existing products and work with sales and marketing to drive market adoption.
  • Lead engineering team to help build the best technical implementation methods as well as execution schedule.

What you need to succeed

  • BS, MS, or PhD in computer science or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 15+ years of experience with hands-on, server-side development
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience developing or deploying ML and AI-based solutions to address industry problems preferably at an enterprise software company.
  • Strong background in using ML and AI in delivering value in an enterprise context from conception to finish
  • Experience and familiarity with software products for big data, and/or business analytics.
  • Experience in building software on cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Strong leadership and people management skills with a consistent track record in leading successful project, product or business initiatives
  • Passionate about team culture with a high emphasis on execution, customer advocacy, and a fun working environment.
  • Ability to encourage and drive the team to achieve ambitious goals
  • An attitude of driving always-on services, continuous improvement, and efficiency into ongoing standards of operations
  • Proactive, driven, and a fast learner with excellent interpersonal skills to articulate the innovation message

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through their unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

If you’re looking to make an impact, Adobe’s the place for you. Discover what their employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits they offer.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. They welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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