MarketWatch is looking to further explore automation opportunities to personalize the content experience; To provide readers with world-class information about their interests, their stocks, and their portfolio.
In pursuit of these efforts we are looking for a Director of Automation and Machine Learning who will lead automation and machine learning efforts across the MarketWatch platform.
This individual will be responsible for identifying, vetting, and prioritizing automation opportunities across the organization, as well as driving technical solutions from idea inception through productionization.
It is important to note that although this role is meant to serve the MarketWatch platform, the ideal candidate will help drive automation and machine learning best practices across the wider Dow Jones organization.
On any given day, this individual will be expected to:
● Lead a team of automation engineers and markets experts, working to build and prioritize automation and machine learning solutions for the business,
● Convene with senior stakeholders, both business and technical, to understand and document overarching needs, goals, expectations, and constraints,
● Frame business objectives as data-driven initiatives and reframe resulting, technical metrics with relation to stated business objectives,
● Uncover and evangelize best practices and technical solutions across the organization.
We expect the ideal candidate to have:
● A comprehensive understanding of both the media and markets landscapes,
● A strong understanding of automation techniques and best practices,
● Proven experience productionizing automation solutions, particularly in the markets or media space,
● Strong leadership and communication skills,
● Experience working directly with or leading engineers and data scientists.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
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Business Area: BG - MARKETWATCH
Job Category: IT Development Group
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
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Req ID: 24703