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Data Analytics & AI - AI Platform Architect - Senior Manager



Software Engineering, IT, Data Science
Dublin, Ireland · United States
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Data Analytics & AI – AI Platform Architect – Senior Manager

General Information

Location: Ireland - Dublin / Cork / Limerick / Galway
Available for Work Visa Sponsorship: Yes
Business Area: EY Data, Analytics & AI Ireland
Contract Type: Full-Time – Permanent

EY exists to build a better working world, we empower our people by offering the culture, tech, teams, scale, challenges, learning, and the relationships for you to personalise and build your career, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

This role can be located in our offices across the Republic of Ireland, working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

The Team and the opportunity

As part of our Data Analytics and AI team, the AI Platform Architect role is pivotal in enabling our clients to derive significant value from their information assets. Through collaboration and domain expertise, our team embeds innovative data analytics solutions into existing business areas, transforming data into strategic assets. We are looking for a AI Platform Architect specialist who is passionate about leveraging data to solve complex problems and drive business outcomes.You will play a key role in driving growth by developing new and existing client relationships and delivering first-class customer experience on high-profile engagements.The Data Analytics and AI team serve as trusted advisors, both practical and innovative, to embed innovative data analytics solutions into existing business areas and transforming data into strategic assets.

Working across all industries, you’ll develop your career by communicating creative, strategic goals both internally and externally. As a senior manager, the opportunity to assess and improve our clients’ reporting policies and corporate governance processes will impact these ever-challenging areas during transformational and regulatory changes.

Your Key Responsibilities

• Leading diverse teams with varying skillsets, who use different Data, Analytics and AI technologies.
• As an influential member of the team, you’ll create a positive learning culture and will coach and counsel junior members of the team sharing best practices, industry trends and technical knowledge to foster professional growth and development.
• Engage with clients to understand their business requirements, data needs, and technical objectives, and develop data architecture strategies that align with their goals.
• Lead the design and implementation of data artefacts, including data modelling, data integration, data storage, and data governance based on industry best practices and client-specific requirements.
• Implementing data management concepts (Metadata Management, Data Quality, Data Testing)
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including data scientists, engineers, and business stakeholders, to translate business requirements into technical specifications and architectural designs.
• Conduct assessment of existing data architectures, identify areas of improvement, and recommend remediation plans to optimise data management process and systems.
• Develop data migration strategies and oversee the execution of data migration activities, ensuring data integrity and minimal disruption to client operations.
• Act as a trusted advisor to clients, offering expert insights and recommendations on data architecture, data governance, data quality and data security matters.

To qualify for the role, you must have.

• Strong academic record including a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.
• Proven experience, 7+ years as a Data Architect, Data Solutions Architect, or similar role in a consulting environment.
• Strong expertise in data modelling, database design, and SQL, with experience in multiple database platforms.
• Extensive knowledge of data integration techniques, ETL/ELT processes, and data warehouse design.
• Experience with;
→ Platforms like Amazon Redshift/Google BigQuery/ Snowflake/ Microsoft Azure Synapse
→ Designing and implementing data governance frameworks and practices.
→ Continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines for data platforms.
• Ability to align AI strategies with business goals and communicate technical concepts to stakeholders.
• Proficiency in managing AI projects using agile methodologies and project management frameworks.
• Proficiency in designing and managing APIs for data access and integration.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to understand complex business requirements and design innovative data solutions.
• Excellent client-facing skills, with the ability to build rapport, communicate effectively, and manage relationships with clients at various levels of the organization.
• Strong leadership abilities, with the capacity to lead and mentor a team of consultants and drive successful project outcomes.

Ideally, you will also have

• Familiarity with machine learning frameworks and libraries (TensorFlow, PyTorch, scikit-learn).
• Understanding of AI system security, data privacy, and regulatory compliance
• Excellent client-facing skills, with the ability to build rapport, communicate effectively, and manage relationships with clients at various levels of the organization.
• Strong leadership abilities, with the capacity to lead and mentor a team of consultants and drive successful project outcomes.
• Work closely with our other teams to ensure that our AI platform is optimized for performance, scalability, and reliability.

What we look for

Project management skills: The ability to lead projects and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
Continuous Learning: Commitment to staying informed about the latest industry trends, tools, and techniques in AI Platform Architecture, with a passion for educating and mentoring others.
• Collaboration: The ability to work closely with cross-functional teams to develop our AI platform, ensure it is integrated with our other systems and technologies and deploy advanced machine learning models, ensuring alignment with business objectives and seamless integration into client operations.
Communication: The skill to effectively communicate complex analytical findings and model results to stakeholders, translating data-driven insights into business language that informs decision-making.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings, and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career.

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you.

All our employees are given a benefits package which they can tailor to suit their individual preferences. Our range of benefits include:

  • Pension

  • Maternity & Paternity leave

  • Discounted health insurance

  • Bike to work Scheme

  • Web Doctor - Free unlimited online GP consultations for you and your family

  • Recognition Awards

  • The purchase of additional annual leave

  • Cash incentives for referrals

  • Hybrid Working

  • Work Mobile

  • Free Gym membership

  • TECH MBA paid by EY

  • Travel Pass

  • Wellness rooms Available in some offices

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

Career Progression

  • When you join EY, you will be supported to ensure that you are enhancing your skills from day one.

  • Continuous learning, where you can develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • As you grow and develop here, you’ll discover opportunities to help customise your career journey, so that it’s as unique as you are - success is defined by you, we will provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership, we will give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture, you will be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

  • We have embraced Hybrid working at EY adding greater flexibility and autonomy to the roles of our employees.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise, and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities, and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Inclusion & Diversity

We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging: Inclusion, diversity, and equity are part of who we are at EY. We believe that the highest-performing teams maximize the power of different perspectives and backgrounds. These teams are both diverse and inclusive and are willing to invite and learn from other perspectives. Our ability to include various viewpoints into our mindsets, behaviours and operations is fundamental to driving innovation, building strong relationships, and delivering the best solutions for our clients.

We recognise the strength that comes from having a diverse workforce and building a culture where we support all our people to achieve their potential. You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. Reasonable accommodations are offered at every stage of our recruitment process.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world. That’s Why, EY.

Apply now.

IMPORTANT: Where Agency assistance is required, our Talent Team will engage directly with suppliers. CVs / Profiles should not be shared directly with Hiring Managers. Unsolicited CVs / Profiles supplied to EY by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role