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Job ID: JR0051431
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Santa Clara, CA US
Other Locations: California, San Francisco;
Job Type: Experienced Hire

Product Owner - Artificial Intelligence (AI) - Financial Services

Job Description

Product Owner

Join Saffron - and build the future of AI!*Saffron is building the AI software that's making it possible for Intel-powered devices to solve problems in the real word. While we're constantly amazed by how much machines can learn from data, we believe that the next generation of intelligent systems will also need to be able to reason about their environment.

That's where we come in: our cognitive computing platform already makes it possible to learn patterns in data - and to reason about complex outcomes - all without requiring annotated sources of training data.

We're looking for creative and brilliant product-minded leaders who are as innovative as Intel itself. We move fast. We're not satisfied with the status quo. And we think your devices should be way smarter than they are. Won't you join us?

We are looking for an experienced Product Owner in Financial Services Institutions Product Management to generate and understand requirements, interface with our global customer base. Successful candidates will have a strong track record of building, delivering, deploying, and scaling software products that encompass web applications, embedded applications, cloud-based applications, analytics models, and services.

Job Description:

  • Manage a team of software professionals including engineers, architects, and technical consultants.
  • Define comprehensive product development strategy that aligns with customer needs and business goals.
  • Deliver amazing AI software products that solve real-world problems, inspire customers, and generate buzz in the marketplace.
  • Tweak and refine product development strategy to align with changes, new data, new priorities.
  • Be responsible for delivering results over many areas of the software lifecycle, including design, developing, debugging, and validating.
  • Mentor teams as they develop software products from conception/design through to production-ready and customer release.
  • Interface with Product Management, Solutions Engineering, Technical Publications, Platform Engineering, and Sales/Marketing.
  • Provide direction and goals to the group and interacts with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Be an ambassador of the Product, using verbal and written communication skillfully to convey the how the product can help customer’s transform their businesses and workflow



  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred. Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Cognitive Science, or Computational Linguistics a plus.
  • At least 3 years managing software teams.
  • Advanced knowledge of concepts in machine learning, natural language processing data science, and/or artificial intelligence.
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in financial sector technology, preferably for a top 25 financial institution. 
  • Experience shipping software using agile methods and tools.
  • Excellent verbal / written communication and analytical skills and the ability to work well within a diverse, geographically distributed, multi-cultural environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver and stay focused in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to travel to Intel sites or customer sites when required. Up to 40% travel may be required.


  • Work in Fintech, Regtech or innovation environments a plus.
  • Ability to cheerfully perform under pressure, prioritizing activities and managing multiple tracks simultaneously.
  • Experience working under tight and unpredictable deadlines.
  • Strong problem solving abilities.


Position is based in the San Francisco Bay area.

Inside this Business Group

Intel Labs, the New Business Initiatives group (NBI), the Perceptual Computing Group and the New Devices Group (NDG). Additionally, New Devices Group and the New Business Initiatives group were combined into the New Business Group (NBG) which nests into NTG.

Other Locations

California, San Francisco;

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