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Oracle Director of Generative AI Sciences, Generative AI Solutions, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure in Albany, New York

Job Description

The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Generative AI solutions team is responsible for growing OCI’s Generative AI services and platform. Our goal is to enable customers to apply AI to solve their particular business problems with Oracle’s assistance and expertise in Generative AI. In this role, you will have an opportunity to work with teams of data scientists and developers from major Fortune 100 companies to deliver solutions that delights our customers with the confidence that their data are safe and protected.

Your Opportunity

As a sciences director, you will work closely with our strategic customers (internal and external), helping them on utilizing Generative AI products for their business scenarios. You will lead and inspire a team of scientists specialized in Language, Vision, and Speech models. In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to shape the vision of Generative AI products by identifying gaps and help address them quickly to ensure our customers get the best of Oracle’s Generative AI capabilities. You will recruit, allocate resources, set priorities, and manage schedules to meet customers’ requirements.

We’re looking for a person who will bring a passion for innovative products, strong collaboration skills and the ability to work closely with both customers and internal teams. You’ll have the ability to be hands-on when needed, as well as be adept at influencing multiple stakeholders without direct authority to get things done efficiently. Most importantly – we believe in a people-first approach. Our team consists of people from a wide variety of backgrounds, with different professional and life experiences, who support each other to build things the right way and enjoy ourselves while doing it.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead a team of data scientists design and build world-class Generative AI solutions.

  • Lead a team of data scientists build the necessary tooling for data acquisition, data cleaning, data augmentation, model training, and visualization.

  • Lead a team of data scientists research, evaluate, and implement various foundation models and solution techniques from research papers, partners, and other public internet resources.

  • Build a high performing data science team by hiring and nurturing top talents.

  • Work closely with senior management and architects

  • Collaborate with engineering and product team to develop production code for serving Generative AI solutions at scale to internal and external customers.

About You

  • You are a seasoned science manager with a proven track record of delivering high-impact ML/Deep Learning solutions.

  • You have substantial knowledge and experience with large language models and, have experience delivering scalable solutions with speech, vision, and language AI models.

  • You have been a data scientist yourself and understand how to drive quality and data science excellence

  • You are obsessed with the customer, always exceeding expectations

  • You understand the importance of high standards, never satisfied with mediocrity, and constantly striving for excellence both from yourself and your team

  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and have a strong sense of ownership to drive the development of new projects and features to completion

  • You are passionate about technology and are not afraid to defend your opinions with peers/superiors

  • You are an expert at recruiting, interviewing, and hiring in a competitive environment and have the proven ability to motivate, align, and manage high performing, happy and empowered scientists

  • You always use data to drive decisions within your organization


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Machine Learning and equivalent

  • 10+ years of experience applying machine learning for solving real-world problems in the industry

  • 5+ years of experience applying deep learning, language, speech, and vision models

  • 3+ years of experience managing and leading the data science team.

  • An experienced and credible expert in language models and deep learning.

  • A proven and enthusiastic, high-energy, motivating leader who is visibly passionate and is capable of inspiring and galvanizing an organization

  • A balance of strategic and tactical skills, with a high level of intellectual agility and capacity for original thought

  • An exceptional communicator who can write, present and effectively adjust messages to meet individual audiences and organizations

  • Experience in the ability to manage a team during transformational change

  • A proven ability to navigate and effectively collaborate with other departments and resources in large complex environments

  • Ability to work in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment


As a sciences director, you will apply your extensive knowledge of sciences and software architecture to manage software development tasks associated with developing, debugging or designing software applications, operating systems and databases according to provided design specifications. Build enhancements within an existing software architecture and envision future improvements to the architecture.


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated locations only

US: Hiring Range: from $120,300 to $291,900 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle US offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

About Us

As a world leader in cloud solutions, Oracle uses tomorrow’s technology to tackle today’s problems. True innovation starts with diverse perspectives and various abilities and backgrounds.

When everyone’s voice is heard, we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. It’s why we’re committed to expanding our inclusive workforce that promotes diverse insights and perspectives.

We’ve partnered with industry-leaders in almost every sector—and continue to thrive after 40+ years of change by operating with integrity.

Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.

We’re committed to including people with disabilities at all stages of the employment process. If you require accessibility assistance or accommodation for a disability at any point, let us know by calling +1 888 404 2494, option one.


Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer*. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer