Posted 4 months ago

Job Description
Vigilant AI is a global software company based in Canada and specializing in applied artificial intelligence
(AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies. Through innovative application of AI and ML capabilities
Vigilant AI solutions accelerate discoveries and insights for large enterprises, institutions, and governments. Beginning with financial management including expense and claims recovery, moving from audit and recovery through to data driven business operations acceleration and optimization, Vigilant AI’s proprietary cloud-based services directly improve the organization’s bottom line.

Vigilant AI is looking for an experienced Technical Software Development and Operations and blended
User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) Engineer to facilitate the design, building, and applied user
experiences for their innovative tool suite in-house, on the customers’ premises, and in the public cloud.

Job Summary
As a member of the technical team, reporting to the technical team leader, the UI/UX Engineer will provide technical expertise and innovation for both product development and customer/user experiences. Based on customer and market needs, the UI/UX engineer helps map out the path and execute the tactical steps necessary to achieve the strategic direction for products and services, as set by the CTO, applying innovation to gain benefit, unfair advantage, and differentiation in favor of the company. To drive success for the development and operations teams to achieve their strategic goals, innovation, direction, experience, and problem solving are key contributions. The engineer is responsible for design implementation, prototyping, development, and contribution, with an emphasis on product readiness as per agreed plans and schedules. Development team, technology partner, and end customer engagement and communications will ensure the strategic vision and its tactical progression are in line with the needs of the market. The engineer will ensure continuous communications and active participation between management, product development, and operations and support.

Together all teams will drive shareholder value upward by continuously growing the business.

Key Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities in the role of the UI/UX engineer include, but are not limited to:
• Driving shareholder value through business growth,
o Continuously meeting and exceeding customer and target market expectations
• Work with the Technical Leadership Team to establish, refine, and execute on the corporate
vision,
o Including influencing and aligning with the corporate tone and culture – imperative in a
successful enterprise
• Full input and empowerment for all things user from a technical perspective including:
o Products
o Services
o Operations
• Working with the market, customers, third party suppliers and partners, and sales and
operations to:
o Execute the strategic vision as set by the CTO for product, platform, and supporting
tools suite,
o Complete UI product management
• Lead and work with the development and product teams,
o Communicating the technological vision and tactical steps to achieve the user product
goals,
o Innovate on tools, platform, and operating framework,
o Developing products in-house based on both proprietary work and open-source
contributions,
o Leveraging and integrating third-party tools, services, and applications,
o User flows ensuring sound data set curation and management ensuring:
▪ Governance, control,
▪ Security,
▪ Availability, scalability, and flexibility
o Accelerated analytics for enterprises, institutions, and governments driving towards,
audits, recovery, and value-added insights,
o Data pipelining for highly efficient data management, concurrent with flexibility
including:
▪ Extraction Transformation and Loading (ETL)
▪ Extraction Loading and Transformation (ELT)
▪ Multi-directional, non-consumptive data flows, including Data Lakes, Data
Warehouses, and direct analytics,
o Applied AI, ML, BI, and next generation analytics, and cross correlation.
o Integration of in-house, partner, and third-party technologies for successful solutions.
• Assist in product, quality and engineering teams including,
o Project management, tracking, and reporting,
o Quality control and support.
• Trilateral communications
o Market and customers
o Corporate management
o Development and operations teams
• Contributing to key policies
o Identifying, authoring, and implementing,
o Security, operations, regulatory,
o GRC (governance, risk, and compliance)
• Getting it DONE!

Qualifications
To apply for the position, the candidate must meet or exceed the following requirements:
• Able to accept employment in Canada.
• Post-secondary degree, Bachelors or better in the areas of: Software Engineering, Computing
Science, User Psychology, Data Science, or applied Information Technologies (IT)
• Minimum of 8 years in senior technology/engineering roles in a relevant UI/UX role
o Recommended 5+ years at an intermediate or higher skill level
• Minimum of 8 years in technical company and technology engineering in software development
and/or data management systems
o Startup experience essential
o Startup through exit, a benefit
o Publicly traded company or multi-national company leadership experience an asset.
• Proven track record building UI/UX solutions and products
o 8 years in product creation, and architecture, including cloud/web, and on-premises
services,
o 5 years in a cross-functional, agile scrum development environment,
o 5 years in data management and analytics.

Skills and Abilities
The successful candidate must have a majority of the following:
• Exceptional technical skills, including, problem and challenge solving and resolution experience,
• Strong analytical and organizational mindset,
• Strong multi-directional communications capabilities:
o Management
o Development and operations teams
o Customers and market
• Distributed software product architectures, including:
o On-premises and hybrid solutions
o Cloud services
o XaaS (infrastructure, platform, and software as a service)
o Microservices and containers
o IT management and operations
• UI/UX software development
o Open source and proprietary software development
• Applied UI/UX experience
o User flow analysis
o Wireframe specification and evaluation
o Focus group feedback and analysis
o Human factors engineering
o Single pane, web apps and solutions
o Accessibility and localization factors for UI design
• Project management
• Product management
o Roadmap development and execution
o Market engagement and communications
• Knowledge of Business Intelligence (BI), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and
data-driven insights and analytics,
• Data management techniques and priorities
• Security: information security, data security, data governance, and controls
• Regulatory standards, Privacy law, data protection and privacy

Nice to Haves
While not required, the following experiences and abilities are assets valuable in the role:
• Strong work/life balance
o Community participation
• Ability to work from home,
o Broadband connectivity
o Self-starting independence
• Influencing publications:
o Papers
o Blogs
o Patents
o Conference sessions/papers
o Organizational specifications/working recommendations,
• Active federal government security clearance

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