Your Role and Responsibilities An AI Solution Engineer at IBM is not just a job title - it's a mindset. You'll leverage the watsonx platform to co-create AI value with clients, focusing on technology patterns to enhance repeatability and delight clients.
We are seeking an experienced and innovative AI Solution Engineer to be specialized in foundation models and large language models. In this role, you will be responsible for architecting and delivering AI solutions using cutting-edge technologies, with a strong focus on foundation models and large language models. You will work closely with customers, product managers, and development teams to understand business requirements and design custom AI solutions that address complex challenges.
Success is our passion, and your accomplishments will reflect this, driving your career forward, propelling your team to success, and helping our clients to thrive.
Proof of Concept (POC) Development: Develop POCs to validate and showcase the feasibility and effectiveness of the proposed AI solutions. Collaborate with development teams to implement and iterate on POCs, ensuring alignment with customer requirements and expectations.
Customer Engagement and Support: Act as a technical point of contact for customers, addressing their questions, concerns, and feedback. Provide technical support during the solution deployment phase and offer guidance on AI-related best practices and use cases.
Documentation and Knowledge Sharing: Document solution architectures, design decisions, implementation details, and lessons learned. Create technical documentation, white papers, and best practice guides. Contribute to internal knowledge sharing initiatives and mentor new team members.
Industry Trends and Innovation: Stay up to date with the latest trends and advancements in AI, foundation models, and large language models. Evaluate emerging technologies, tools, and frameworks to assess their potential impact on solution design and implementation.
Introduction At IBM, we're revolutionizing our approach to technology sales. Our Client Engineering teams are champions of co-creating solutions in real-time to solve complex business challenges. As an AI Engineer within our Client Engineering team, you'll harness your unique skills and perspectives to engage in the development and deployment of AI systems using our watsonx platform, creating 4 to 6 week pilots for clients, and contributing to IBM's story of growth and innovation. In this role, you'll partner with technical leaders across IBM and drive client engagements with a curiosity that sparks innovation and learning. Your contributions will form a cornerstone in our sales strategy, facilitating rapid client delivery and product innovation. At IBM the possibilities are endless. We offer extensive onboarding and ongoing development, fostering an environment where you can thrive and shape your own career trajectory. Surrounded by a supportive team, you'll be integral in creating user-centric, compelling pilots that lead clients to continually invest in IBM's people, products, and services.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Education: Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, or a related field.
Experience: Proven experience in designing and delivering AI solutions, with a focus on foundation models, large language models, or similar technologies. Experience in natural language processing (NLP) and text analytics is highly desirable.
Technical Skills: Strong programming skills, with proficiency in Python and experience with AI frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, or Hugging Face. Understanding in the usage of libraries such as SciKit Learn, Pandas, Matplotlib, etc. Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and related services is a plus.
Solutioning Experience: Experience in solution architecture and design, translating business requirements into technical specifications, and developing scalable and robust AI solutions.
Business Acumen: Ability to understand customer needs and business objectives. Experience in working closely with customers and translating their requirements into effective AI solutions.
Soft Skills: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Engage with stakeholders for analysis and implementation. Commitment to continuous learning and staying updated with advancements in the field of AI.
Growth mindset: Demonstrate a growth mindset to understand clients' business processes and challenges
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
Experience in full AI project lifecycle, from research and prototyping to deployment in production environments.
Familiarity with Agile development methodologies
Experience with AI and/or data governance
Experience with building business automation or digital labor solutions
Experience with building customer care solutions/digital assistants
Experience with Ansible
Experience with Red Hat OpenShift
Experience with Kubernates
Experience with vector DB's or open file formats like parquet ,avro or orc
Experience with Apache Iceberg
Experience with key value (redis)
Proficient in spoken & reading Spanish/German/French/Portuguese language
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Education Master's Degree
About Business Unit IBM has a global presence, operating in more than 175 countries with a broad-based geographic distribution of revenue. The company's Global Markets organization is a strategic sales business unit that manages IBM's global footprint, working closely with dedicated country-based operating units to serve clients locally. These country teams have client relationship managers who lead integrated teams of consultants, solution specialists and delivery professionals to enable clients' growth and innovation. By complementing local expertise with global experience and digital capabilities, IBM builds deep and broad-based client relationships. This local management focus fosters speed in supporting clients, addressing new markets and making investments in emerging opportunities. Additionally, the Global Markets organization serves clients with expertise in their industry as well as through the products and services that IBM and partners supply. IBM is also expanding its reach to new and existing clients through digital marketplaces.
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