EY Azure AI Engineer, Senior, Tech Consulting in Columbia, South Carolina
Azure AI Engineer, Senior, Tech Consulting
Requisition # UNI00G75
Post Date Feb 09, 2021
EY delivers unparalleled tech consulting services in data strategy, big data engineering, business intelligence, digital, machine learning and Artificial Intelligence. We help clients understand, architect, select and implement leading-edge solutions to drive their business. We leverage leading practices and a high degree of business acumen that has been compiled over years of experience to deliver the highest level of execution and satisfaction for our clients. Our approach is focused on analyzing business needs and making sure that the solutions delivered meet our client’s goals.
EY is investing significantly in the build out of AI services that leverage Microsoft Azure. This is a rapidly growing area, and you will have the opportunity to lead and develop your skill set to keep up with the ever-growing demands of the AI landscape. You will help our clients navigate the complex world of AI, data science, and analytics. We’ll look to you to provide our clients with a unique perspective on how AI driven experiences can transform and improve their entire organization – starting with key business issues they face. We are specifically looking to help clients build out AI solutions that leverage structured and unstructured data for insights and engagement, including natural language processing, vision, voice and text analytics, and deployment of innovative solutions like virtual agents (chatbots). This is a high growth, high visibility area with plenty of opportunities to enhance your skillset and build your career.
Your key responsibilities
As an Azure AI Engineer, Senior, you will work with clients to strategize, assess capabilities, architect solutions, and implement a wide variety of tech consulting services such as building virtual agents and other AI driven experiences.
Skills and attributes for success
Translating business requirements to technical solutions leveraging strong business acumen.
Assisting in the strategy and implementation of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science driven experiences.
Collaborating with Microsoft Cloud Solution Architects and Data Platform Engineers in developing complex end-to-end Enterprise solutions on Microsoft Azure platform.
Supporting the strategy, planning, and implementation of AI services, providing sizing and configuration assistance and performing needs assessments.
Ability to conduct data profiling, cataloguing, and data mapping for technical design using a use case-based approach that drives the construction of technical data flows.
The ability to apply such methods to solve business problems using one or more Azure Data and Analytics services in combination with designing and building AI experiences tailored for a client use case.
Staying abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the clients business
Developing and maintaining long-term client relationships and networks.
Participating in large-scale client engagements. Fostering relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Consistently delivering quality client services. Driving high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget.
Monitoring progress, managing risk and ensuring key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.
Managing expectations of client service delivery.
Effectively managing and motivating client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds. Providing constructive on-the-job feedback/coaching to team members.
Fostering an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment. Playing an active role in counselling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelor’s degree, or MS degree in Computer Science, Informatics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Data Science, or Machine Learning.
At least three years of professional consulting experience in AI and data science with specific experience building virtual agents, chatbots, and other AI driven experiences. Experience with data engineering is a plus.
Hands-on experience with AI technologies within Microsoft and Azure ecosystems, with experiences in tools such as Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Bot Services (Microsoft Bot Framework), LUIS, QnA Maker, Azure App Service. Knowledge of integrating experiences with Azure Machine Learning service and Azure Databricks is a plus.
Experience leveraging a variety of services to act as data sources such as Azure Data Lake, Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure SQL, Azure EventHub/IoT Hub, etc.
Thorough business understanding of AI-driven applications and the ability to communicate with key decision-makers
Deep understanding of statistical modeling, natural language processing, and AI driven experience design
Extensive experience connecting to Data Platforms including data lakes, data warehouses, NoSQL databases, and APIs.
Fundamental understanding of ETL, data ingestion/cleansing
Communication is essential, must be able to listen and understand the question and develop and deliver clear insights.
Outstanding team player.
Independent and able to manage and prioritize workload.
Ability to quickly and positively adapt to change.
A valid driver’s license in the US; willingness and ability to travel to meet client needs.
Ideally, you’ll also have
Knowledge and experience with Model Management, ideally using Azure ML service
Knowledge and experience with one or more cloud available Machine Learning frameworks and tools such as Tensor Flow, PyTorch, ONNX, Weka, NumPy, PyMongo, etc.
Knowledge of Recommendation engines, scoring systems, A/B testing
MS Certifications: Azure AI Engineer Associate, Azure Fundamentals
What we look for
We’re interested in passionate leaders with strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the Data and AI industry. We want a customer-focused professional who is motivated to drive the creation of great enterprise products and who can collaborate and partner with other product teams, and engineers. If you have a genuine passion for helping businesses achieve the full potential of their data, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of twenty-five 25 days of vacation plus 10 observed holidays, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world
Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consulting services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Make your mark. Apply today.
EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.