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Manager of AI Development

Job Ref: 105685
Category: Information Technology
Location: 50 Water Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10004
Job Type: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Hire In Rate: $165,000.00
Salary Range: $165,000.00 - $175,000.00

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MetroPlusHealth is committed to empowering New Yorkers by uniting communities through care. We believe that Health care is a right, not a privilege. If you have compassion and a collaborative spirit, work with us. You can come to work being proud of what you do every day.

About NYC Health + Hospitals

MetroPlusHealth provides the highest quality healthcare services to residents of Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island through a comprehensive list of products, including, but not limited to, New York State Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare, Child Health Plus, Exchange, Partnership in Care, MetroPlus Gold, Essential Plan, etc. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the United States, MetroPlusHealth's network includes over 27,000 primary care providers, specialists and participating clinics. For more than 30 years, MetroPlusHealth has been committed to building strong relationships with its members and providers to enable New Yorkers to live their healthiest life.

The Information Technology Department is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Manager of the AI Development Team. We are on the hunt for a dynamic leader, deeply familiar with artificial intelligence technologies and methodologies, to spearhead our AI initiatives. As the industry moves rapidly towards more intelligent solutions, this role will be at the epicenter of our AI-driven transformation and innovation, ensuring we remain at the forefront of the technology landscape.

Job Description

  • Lead, mentor, and manage the AI development team, emphasizing the development of conversational AI applications using OpenAI's ChatGPT and Azure technologiFoster a culture of innovation and continuous learning focused on conversational AI solutioDefine and refine the strategic direction and objectives for conversational AI projects, ensuring they align with broader organizational goals, particularly enhancing CRM and case management systems.
  • Collborate with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and partners to identify opportunities for AI-driven solutions.
  • Oversee the complete AI development lifecycle, from ideation to deployment, ensuring timely delivery and high-quality solutions.
  • Facilitate the design, development, and fine-tuning of machine learning and deep learning models.
  • Regularly review and optimize AI development processes and methodologies for efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Stay abreast of the latest trends and advancements in AI, ensuring the team's skills and technologies are updated.
  • Manage team resources, budgets, and timelines, ensuring optimal allocation and project success.
  • Foster an environment that encourages knowledge sharing, innovation, and risk-taking.
  • Develop and implement software using .Net, JavaScript, Python, SQL Server, and DevOps.
  • Leverage health care payer working experience to understand and address specific industry challenges and needs.
  • Ensure compliance with health care regulations and standards in AI solution development and deployment.
  • Collaborate with the data management team to ensure the availability, integrity, and security of data used in AI projects.
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of AI solutions.
  • Facilitate regular team meetings to discuss project progress, challenges, and solutions.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to the team, resolving complex AI-related issues.
  • Promote a customer-centric approach in developing AI solutions, ensuring they meet user needs and expectations.
  • Coordinate with the training team to provide necessary AI-related training to staff and stakeholders.
  • Participate in recruitment activities to hire highly skilled AI professionals for the team.
  • Prepare and present regular reports on AI project progress, outcomes, and future plans to senior management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in AI development, with at least 2 years in a leadership or managerial role.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in various AI technologies, frameworks, and platforms.
  • Proven track record of leading successful AI projects from conception to deployment.
  • Deep understanding of the AI landscape, including tools, best practices, and applications.

Licensure and/or Certification Required

  • Certifications in AI or Machine Learning would be advantageous.

Professional Competencies

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a focus on results and business impact.
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire, motivate, and lead a high-performing team.
  • Collaborative mindset with the ability to forge strong relationships across functions.
  • Capacity to balance technical depth with strategic thinking.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • High level of adaptability and resilience in a rapidly evolving domain. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, coupled with a clear understanding of organizational policies and procedures and the ability to convey complex AI concepts to a diverse audience.