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Research Technologist (ML/AI)

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Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for an Specialized Consultant for a contract assignment with one of our premier financial services clients in New York, NY.

  • Data and Analytics Technology Specialist is a hands-on technologist experienced and proficient in a number of tools, platforms, environments, methodologies and while working closely with the Client Engagement Business Expert able to create demonstrable prototypes in the pursuit of innovative solutions for the Client.
  • The Technology Specialist is familiar or able to research and assess established or cutting-edge technologies and platforms used by the Client or emerging within the industry.
  • The position reports to the Client Engagement Executive.
  • The Client Engagement team will work closely with the Enterprise Architecture and Strategy, Delivery organization and Information Security to plan, design, deliver and support the Clients' technology portfolio as well as all products and services.
  • The team includes permanent and temporarily assigned staff to work closely with the Client and: In a collaborative fashion, create and gather high level requirements and any artifacts in order to gain approvals and foster trusted relationships owning an initiative from inception through enough of elaboration to kick off a project Drive and manage the Client's portfolio of work and future pipeline
  • Manage and report on the Client's technology budget and forecast for maximum value
  • Manage and report on the Client's portfolio/program of ongoing work
  • Develop business/solutions architecture & road maps
  • Create and manage a process of continuous learning about the businesses for Technology Group
  • Translates the Client's needs into demonstrable prototypes
  • Researches and evaluates business specific emerging technologies, tools, SaaS & COTS products
  • Writes high-level technical designs and initial project artifacts Is proficient in various methodologies (including Agile)
  • Adapt to changing strategies or priorities
  • Engage in ad hoc troubleshooting of technical issues that arise within the business user community
  • Educate business users on new and emerging tools or processes
  • This team may include resources with the capabilities of client management, portfolio/program management, business/budget management, business/solutions architecture, business technology strategy, business innovation and client communications.

Required Skills:
  • The successful candidate will be an experienced technology engineer who has a track record of innovation
  • Able to work effectively as a team member
  • Experienced in multiple software development technologies
  • Experienced in platform and Cloud technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to establish partnership and gained credibility with all levels of management
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven hands on experience with full stack development
  • Proven experience with various current technologies, development tools, environments and methodologies
  • Experience innovative prototypes
  • Knowledgeable of the emerging products within data lifecycle such as Collection, Analytics, Visualization, ML/AI, NLP
  • 5 years work experience in a technology capacity
  • Experienced in SDLC, platforms, SaaS and Cloud technologies
  • Knowledge of industry standards and emerging technologies within the data lifecycle
  • Experience with Analytics tools
  • Ability to present analysis or demo POCs to clients
SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at

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