Director- AI/ML and Automation Engineering – Hyderabad, Telangana – Ahmedabad, Gujarat – S&P Global

Job Description

Job title: Director- AI/ML and Automation Engineering

Company: S&P Global

Job description: Job Description:

Segment: S&P Global Sustainable1(S1)

The Role: Director, AI/ML and Automation Engineering

The Team: This is a team that sits within S&P Global’s Sustainable1(S1) business, a new organization focused on ESG data, analytics and solutions; the role will interact with the S1 team and SPGI’s divisional ESG teams as well as with professionals within the sustainability space. We are seeking a director to drive the evolution of our ESG technology products to support its expansion efforts globally and help in expanding the engineering teams.

The Impact: You will play an integral role in the build out of new products into the ESG market place.

What’s in it for you: In this role, you will be responsible for leading a talented team of data engineers and scientists focused on driving research and development of new cutting-edge machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms that power automation and optimization capabilities for one of the biggest real-time acquisition marketing platforms in the world – reaching 100s of millions of users every month.


  • The ideal candidate will have experience leading efforts researching, developing, and deploying cutting-edge machine learning algorithms to automate and optimize planning and decisioning for extremely complex dynamic systems with imperfect information
  • Lead a team focused on developing an automated and intelligent advertising system by advancing the state-of-the-art in machine/reinforcement learning techniques to support large-scale optimization of media/channel mix, ad selection, bidding and overall campaign performance, etc
  • Leverage knowledge of software engineering principles to guide development and deployment of production machine learning solutions making decisions that impact millions of dollars of ad spend and revenue per day
  • Keep abreast of relevant research in online ad auction design, computational advertising, and computational economics
  • Work with cross-functional teams of engineers, scientists, and analysts, to devise implementation and experimentation strategies
  • Utilize broad and deep knowledge of machine learning to contribute to the development of System1’s roadmap for core machine learning capabilities
  • Coach and mentor data engineers and scientists to elevate the talent bar across Sustainable1

What We’re Looking For

  • 14+ years of experience researching & developing algorithms for intelligent automation and optimization systems
  • Previous experience leading a highly technical machine learning / data science team
  • Strong machine learning and algorithmic background with a deep understanding of advanced reinforcement learning, stochastic optimization, and deep learning techniques
  • Hands-on experience building ML driven products
  • Experience leading technical research and production grade development efforts/teams
  • Fluency with at least one data science/analytics programming language (e.g. Python, R, Julia)
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical information to a wide spectrum of cross-functional team members
  • Experience mentoring and coaching junior team members

Return to Work

Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return-to-Work initiative. We are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply and will actively support your return to the workplace.

Grade (relevant for internal applicants only): 13/14

The Location: Hyderabad /Ahmedabad

About Company Statement:

S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world’s leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you’ll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.

Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

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Job ID: 277377
Posted On: 2022-10-11
Location: Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Expected salary:

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana – Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Job date: Thu, 13 Oct 2022 04:14:25 GMT