Technical AI Strategist (m/f/x)

About us

The appliedAI Initiative elevates Europe’s industry to become shapers in the age of AI, creating a future that we desire to live in. Through our ecosystem of strong partners, comprehensive programs, services and solutions we advance companies holistically on their AI journey. With our uniquely diverse, interdisciplinary, and driven team, we build on deep technical expertise while specializing on applicability of the solutions. We share a mindset of collaboration and openness with our ecosystem of leading companies and tech players. Our common goal is to strengthen the European landscape, jointly creating unique knowledge for applying trustworthy AI.

Your mission

As an AI Strategist in the Individual Solutions team, you operate at the interface of business and technology and work backwards from customer challenges to ideate, scope and realize game-changing AI Solution. You are passionate about applying AI in a real world setting and tackling the manifold challenges that come along. As a technical AI Strategist you will work closely with our AI Engineering teams and AI Program managers to realize AI value for customers and take AI use cases from the first idea, to business and technical assessment, to scoping, to project initiation, to the first PoC, to the first production-ready deployment and finally to efficient operations. You don’t accept AI for the sake of AI but only as an application to improve the status quo across organizations. 

  • You focus on strategically working together with our partners & customers across industries to enhance their business and operational outcomes by compiling AI use case portfolios, scoping high-value AI solutions and accompanying the technical implementation in a coordinating capacity
  • You strongly contribute to the professionalization of the Individual Solutions Strategy, Solutions Portfolio and Project Delivery
  • You initiate and lead customer engagements, build AI Centers of Excellence and deliver customer-tailored AI Use Case Portfolio management and technical make-or-buy advisory
  • You insist on the highest standards for customer workshops, you build deep and trustworthy relationships with customers and identify additional AI opportunities to get customers to the next AI maturity level

Your profile

  • You combine the best of strategic project management with strong technical passion & technical expertise in AI
  • Ideally, you have gained multiple years of experience as a Management Consultant, AI Engineer, (Technical) Product Manager, or comparable and have an academic background in Data Science, Machine Learning, Mathematics or similar
  • You posses excellent technical, analytical and problem-solving skills and combine them with strong presence and communication skills
  • You enjoy developing your existing business and AI skills in order to make significant contributions to impactful business decisions
  • You are highly Use Case centric and put value creation through Use Case implementation in the center of your interaction with customers
  • You work best in a high-performing team and have the drive & willingness to learn new things and to continuously improve yourself and appliedAI
  • Fluent English and German is required 
  • Depending on individual skills, relevant experience and seniority, this role can be Regular, Senior or Principal AI Strategist

What we offer

A highly qualified and motivated team of ~120 people is on a journey to change the rapidly evolving European AI Landscape.

  • Flexibility to switch between our office spaces in Munich (House of Communication), Heilbronn (IPAI - Innovation Park Artificial Intelligence) and work from home
  • Opportunity to shape a variety of projects and the development of new, original solutions based on the latest developments in AI and its adoption in businesses
  • You will have access to the newest technologies in the AI domain, budget to drive the education program and peers to develop with
  • An atmosphere that encourages to think and experiment in new ways with software, hardware, and processes
  • Hottest topics of the next decade and freedom and trust to initiate own activities
  • A highly visible initiative that helps you build a large and high-level network of start-ups, partners, and tech companies
  • Budget to visit important conferences, read up on papers and develop your skills with the team - potentially showcasing results at e.g. GTC
  • Further benefits include egym wellpass membership, public transport subsidy, JobRad leasing option, etc. 


Myriam Warzecha - Senior People & Culture Specialist 
appliedAI Initiative GmbH, August-Everding-Str. 25, 81671 Munich