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Generative AI Enterprise Architect

20246

We are Farmers!

We are… more than just your favorite commercials. We are a passionate, award winning, equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. We are dedicated to supporting the well-being of our people through our extensive suite of benefits, as well as the well-being of the communities we serve through employee volunteer programs and nonprofit partnerships. Helping others in their time of need isn’t just our business – it’s our culture! We are Farmers!

 

Do you thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced environment? Do you enjoy the challenge of a position where no two days are alike? We are looking for positive, high-energy professionals who are not just looking for a job, but a meaningful career!

 

At Farmers, our ambition is to be the leader in delivering peace of mind, innovating for customers whenever and wherever they need us. That means having people like you who can help us evolve to meet changing customer and business needs. Continuous development is critical to our success at Farmers; that means being curious, continually innovating, being open to new opportunities and embracing change. As the needs of our business and customers change, and you acquire needed experience, you may have opportunities to use your knowledge and skills in a different role. As you take on these new challenges, Farmers is committed to providing you with the necessary training and support along your career journey.

 

Workplace: On-site ( #LI-Onsite ), Hybrid ( #LI-Hybrid ), Remote ( #LI-Remote )

Farmers believes in a culture of collaboration, creativity, and innovation, which thrives when we have the ability to work flexibly in a virtual setting as well as the opportunity to be together in person. Our hybrid work environment combines the best of both worlds with at least three (3) days in office and up to two (2) days virtual for employees who live within fifty (50) miles of a Farmers corporate office. Applicants beyond fifty (50) miles may still be considered.

Job Summary

As the Generative AI Architect for the Data & Innovation team, you will lead in defining generative AI architecture and use for Farmers Insurance. If you have demonstrated passion for AI/ML, a strategic problem solver, and a great collaborator, this is an excellent opportunity to exercise your passion and skills. Play an influential and instrumental role in driving Generative AI vision, strategy, and architecture. You will work closely with stakeholders to understand business requirements and identify opportunities for automation, leveraging emerging technologies to optimize processes and drive efficiency. As a GenAI-focused Enterprise Architect, you will be pivotal in transforming our enterprise architecture to support a robust and scalable framework.

Essential Job Functions

•    Play a key role in defining the AI architecture and selecting appropriate technologies from a pool of open-source and commercial offerings. Select cloud, on-premises, or hybrid deployment models, and ensure new tools are well-integrated with existing data management and analytics tools. 
•    Collaborate with domain experts, cross functional teams, and business stakeholders to identify use cases where GAI can bring significant value. 
•    Design end-to-end GAI solutions tailored to specific insurance use cases. Define data requirements, model architecture, training pipelines, and integration with existing insurance systems utilizing state-of-the-art techniques such as GPT, VAE, and GANs. 
•    Implement data preprocessing and augmentation techniques to ensure high-quality and diverse data for training Generative AI models.
•    Develop and oversee GAI model training pipelines, monitoring model performance, and conducting evaluations to ensure the models meet insurance-specific objectives and requirements.
•    Assess potential risks associated with GAI solutions, such as biases in data or model outputs, and implement risk mitigation strategies to ensure fairness and reliability. 
•    Work with IT teams to integrate GAI solutions seamlessly into existing insurance systems, ensuring smooth data flow and model deployment. 
•     Ensure GAI implementations comply with relevant insurance regulations, legal, data privacy, and security requirements. 
•    Implement mechanisms for monitoring the performance of GAI solutions in real-world scenarios and optimizing them to meet business goals. 
•    Document the GAI architecture, design decisions, and implementation details for knowledge sharing within the organization. Provide training to technical teams and insurance professionals on GAI concepts and applications. 
•    Stay abreast of the latest developments in Generative AI and insurance-specific technologies and methodologies and apply relevant advancements to improve GAI solutions in the insurance domain. 

Physical Actions

Sits or stands for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift. Occasionally reaches overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Occasionally moves, lifts, carries, and places objects and supplies weighing 0-10 pounds without assistance. Listens to, interprets, and differentiates auditory information (e.g. others speaking) at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Visually verifies and reads information. Visually locates material, resources and other objects. Ability to operate a computer for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift. Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate keyboard and other office equipment up to a full work shift.

Physical Environment

This position operates in an open office working environment which will include normal and customary distractions, noise, and interruptions.

Education Requirements

•    Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or a related field

Experience Requirements

•    10+ years’ experience
•    Proven experience as an Enterprise Architect, Solution Architect, or a similar role, with a focus on AI/ML and generative AI.
•    Strong understanding of enterprise architecture principles, frameworks, and methodologies.
•    Strong understanding of generative AI techniques, including deep generative models (e.g., GANs, VAEs), autoregressive models, and reinforcement learning for generative tasks.
•    Solid understanding of machine learning principles including advanced analytics tools (such as SAS, R and Python) along with applied mathematics, ML and Deep Learning frameworks and libraries (such as TensorFlow, PyTorch) and ML techniques (such as random forest and neural networks).
•    Experience with cloud-based platforms and services, such as AWS, GCP, or Azure.
•    Experience with large-scale data processing and distributed computing frameworks (e.g., Apache Spark) is desirable.
•    Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
•    Strong communication skills, with the ability to present complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
•    Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment, managing multiple projects and priorities effectively.
•    Proven ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams, driving successful implementation of automation initiatives.
•    Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior team members, fostering a collaborative and knowledge-sharing environment.
•    Publish research findings in top-tier conferences and journals, and actively contribute to the scientific community through presentations and collaborations

Additional Qualification

•    Certification in Enterprise Architecture (e.g., TOGAF) or relevant AI/ML technologies.
•    Experience in Agile methodologies and DevOps practices.
•    Knowledge of industry-specific regulations and compliance requirements.
•    Experience in enterprise-wide AI/ML initiatives.
•    Experience applying Lean/Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints, and Value Stream Management to business problems to optimize pace, quality, and efficiency

Benefits

  • Farmers offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, qualifications and location.
    o CA Only: $149,120 - $216,000
    o CO Only: $139,840 - $186,400 
    o NY Only: $136,400 - $210,700 
             o Albany County: $149,120 - $186,400 
    o WA Only:  $139,840 - $249,250 
  • Bonus Opportunity (based on Company and Individual Performance)
  • 401(k)
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Assistance
  • For more information, review “What we offer” on https://www.farmers.com/careers/corporate/#offer

 

Job Location(s): US - CA - WdlndHills-6301, US - MI - Grand Rapids, US - KS - Olathe-118th Tc, US - MI - Caledonia KM1, US - CA - WdlndHills-6303, US - AZ - Phoenix-Farmers, US - MI - Caledonia KM2, US - MI - Caledonia PDC, US - AZ - Phoenix-Central, US - MI - GrandRpd-44thSt, US - AZ - Phoenix 85050

Workplace: On-site, Hybrid, Remote

 

Unposting Date: January 16, 2024 

 Candidate qualifications may be reviewed against the requirements for the associated levels of this positions core function

Want to learn more about our culture & opportunities? Check out www.Farmers.com/careers/corporate and be sure to follow us on InstagramLinkedIn, and TikTok.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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