AI Engineer

International Data Group

International Data Group

Software Engineering, Data Science
Needham, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

AI Engineer

Job Location(s) US-MA-Needham
Job ID 2024-5282
IDG Corporate
Employee Type
Regular (Full Time)


IDG is seeking a talented and visionary AI Engineer to lead our organization’s artificial intelligence initiatives. In this role, you will identify and develop opportunities for the use of AI, ML, and LLMs to solve real-world business and operational problems, shape our technology landscape, drive innovation, and ensure successful implementation of AI solutions that will help IDG and its clients. If you’re passionate about cutting-edge technologies and have a knack for designing scalable and efficient systems, we’d love to hear from you!

At IDG we are committed to building relationships through trusted content and data. Our rigorous standards, rich history in the IT industry, and connected global teams serve as the foundation for our continued growth. At the core of IDG, Inc. is a corporate team of experienced professionals that provide integrated, innovative solutions to help our partners navigate the ever-changing business landscape.

This role is based at our Needham MA location with a hybrid work schedule to come into the office 1-2 days per week. (We will also consider qualified candidates 100% remote in an approved US (East Coast) Location


  • Implement AI solutions capable of handling large-scale data, real-time processing addressing high availability, performance, and scalability.
    Assess AI platforms, libraries, and frameworks for suitability for business use cases.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in generative AI techniques, including familiarity with LLM models.
  • Lead PoC efforts to showcase AI feasibility and value. Translate PoC results into production-ready pilots.
  • Keep up to date with emerging AI trends, tools, and frameworks.
  • Implement prompt engineering to improve the speed, relevancy, and accuracy of the AI solutions.
  • Ensure AI solutions adhere to security and privacy standards. Address data privacy risks, model vulnerabilities, and ethical considerations.
  • Create detailed architecture documentation, including diagrams, flowcharts, and technical specifications.
  • Work closely with data scientists, data engineers, DevOps engineers, UI/UX design engineers and product managers to understand needs and deliver impactful solutions.
  • Embrace diverse project scopes and adapt your approach to excel in dynamic environments.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in building customer-facing products and solutions.
  • 3+ years of proven experience in architecting, designing, developing, and deploying AI solutions.
  • 1+ year of experience in AI development using LLMs, GPT models and Azure AI
  • 1+ year experience in prompt engineering considering user intent, context, and reasoning.
  • Proven experience in frameworks such as LangChain or Semantic Kernel and vector databases.
  • Knowledge of ChatGPT/Copilots, machine learning, neural networks, NLP, and computer vision
  • Familiarity with AIOps, MLOps, including CI/CD, model training or testing, deployment, and monitoring.
  • Experience working in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment with data engineers, data scientists, and designers.
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Python and Java.
  • Familiarity with ethical considerations in AI.
  • Certifications, such as Azure AI Engineer Associate, are preferred.
  • Effective communication, presentation, collaboration and influencing skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

About IDG

For more than five decades IDG and its businesses have been at the forefront of every major shift in the technology market, providing critical insights for tech suppliers and buyers. Our vision is to make the world a better place through technology. Through our global brands, IDC and Foundry, we offer proprietary data, innovative platforms, and trusted content.

IDG is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

At IDG we are committed to fair and equitable pay practices. We pay our employees equitably for their work, commensurate with their individual skills and experience. Salary range and additional compensation, including discretionary bonuses and incentive pay, are determined by a rigorous review process. This process considers the experience, education, certifications, and skills required for the specific role, equity with similarly situated employees, as well as employer-verified US region-specific market data provided by an independent 3rd party partner. The anticipated total annual compensation, depending on location and experience, is between $126,000 and $146,000 and is inclusive of base salary and variable compensation (if applicable).


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