Chief Data Scientist

Location: Singapore

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Ericsson CU: AI.

Location: Role: Singapore, Hiring Manager: Singapore

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At Ericsson, you can be a game changer! Because working here isn’t just a deal. It’s a big deal. This means that you get to leverage our 140+ years of experience and the expertise of more than 95,000 diverse colleagues worldwide. As part of our team, you will help solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that.’ We’ve never had a greater opportunity to inspire change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world

1 Background

The Market Area Oceania, South East Asia & India (MOAI)’s Artificial Intelligence Center of Enablement (MoAI COE) was established in January 2019 following a six-month proof of concept in the latter half of 2018.

The organization is founded upon the principle that AI will transform our industry and that we must transform the company to adopt AI at a pace greater than that of the industry to ensure we are the winners in this transformation:

The organization adopts an outside-in approach wherein analyst maturity models provide the reference for tactical planning:

We have achieved two of the Operational breakthroughs outlined in Gartner’s AI Maturity Model:

  • A cross-enterprise platform for AI
  • AI community of practice or (virtual) center of excellence, complementing sophisticated analytics and R&D teams

In 2020 we would like to achieve:

  • Cross-enterprise data management
  • AI in production, crafting values by e.g. process optimization of product/service innovations

We also commit to demonstrate Systemic maturity in AI such that we achieve:

  • Significant impact on workforce, roles and skills through decision automation and augmentation enabling MOAI Network Operations to new build AI-centric business models.

We will achieve this through:

  • Platform Modernization;
  • collaborative Portfolio Productification; and
  • drive Pipeline Expansion.

As we progress in the execution of our Market on Artificial Intelligence strategy it is vital for us to own and develop talent that can efficient collaborate with the other parts of Ericsson working with AI to accelerate time to market of AI-enabled products and services. Most notably with:

  • The four Global AI Accelerator hubs (in Sweden, US, Canada & India);
  • The Network Management Product Development Units (in Canada & Ireland);
  • The Network Design & Optimization Platform Development Unit’s Machine Learning Lab (in Spain)
  • Business Area Managed Services (in Sweden)
  • Ericsson Research (in Sweden)
  • Group Information Technology (in Sweden & India)

You will

In your capacity as the MoAI COE Chief Data Scientist you will establish a collaboration framework with these units from whom dozens of machine learning models are available to trial in our commercial networks. You will be the technical representative for our organization in discussions with them and toward internal & external customers within our Market Area.

Your primary ambition is to succeed in bringing this ground-breaking technology into ways of working both within Ericsson via our service delivery platforms and into customer network solutions via prototypes deployed in our Market Area’s customer networks (and globally via future product releases). Your primary performance metric (and that of the whole MoAI COE team) is to build customer value. Where value is defined in cost saving, additional revenue and/or time to market acceleration.

As the Chief Data Scientist within our organization :

  • you will have full control of the expenditure of effort on AI problems and you will personally evaluate data scientists proposed for assignment to our use cases; most notably by the Global AI Accelerator hubs or by countries within our Market Area.
  • You will actively chip in to prioritized use cases being responsible for the assigned data scientists and interfacing the assigned project or product manage.
  • You will be responsible for the pipeline of AI use cases and evaluate progress to prioritize effort according to ability to meet our value creation objectives in the short, mid and longer term.
  • You will use the AI Enablement program which is targeting 5 countries this year as an AI use case pipeline generator. In that regard, you will supervise and be highly visible in the program ever ensuring it is delivering value. You will have full authority to adjust the program methods as you deem vital to achieve those value creation outcome
  • You will be a key contributor for developing AI competence within our COE’s permanent and temporary assignees. In keeping with our core objective to modernize AI by providing the right skills and right tools you will build and/or curate additional curriculum in the MoAI Academy. You will also provide substantial input to the process of vendor selection for our MoAI Platform.

What´s in it for you?

With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is very passionate about learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer outstanding career development, benefits and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.

Every year, more than 10,000 organizations from over 60 countries partner with the Great Place to Work® Institute for assessment, benchmarking and planning actions to strengthen their workplace culture. Great Place to Work® Institute’s methodology is recognized as rigorous and objective and is considered as the gold standard for defining excellent workplaces across business, academia and government organizations. Ericsson Singapore has been Great Place to Work - Certified™ in 2020!

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Ericsson is continuing to hire for all open roles with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. Everyone new to the team, along with our current staff, will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices.

Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union.

We will not be providing a work permit/visa/relocation assistance for this position.”

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