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Director of Data, AI/ML and Digital Platforms

  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Data
  • Dallas

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  • You need a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, 5+ years of experience, knowledge of data/AI/ML technologies, strong organizational and analytical skills, and proven success in business partnerships. Great teamwork and accountability are a must.
  • You will lead technology strategy, drive data security, develop organizational strategies, and ensure alignment of technology initiatives with business objectives daily at Texas Instruments.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics/Statistics, or related field.
  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of data and AIML ecosystem, technology, and industry best practice including data engineering, data warehousing technology, and DevOps
  • Excellent organizational skills, analytic capabilities, and attention to detail, with experience translating complex analytics into digestible stories.
  • Demonstrated experience and success in partnering with business and delivering business critical data success
  • Great teamwork, “can do” attitude, exemplified ownership/accountability


  • Technology Strategy:
  • Partner with senior leaders and technologists to create/drive our technology and data platforms strategy, with an emphasis on the future of AI all areas of the business.
  • Develop and refine the technical roadmap, technology investments, and ensuring alignment with business output.
  • Strong strategic thinking and the ability to translate business objectives into effective technology strategies.
  • Compliance and Security:
  • Lead with a Security focus, helping protect TI data as a foundation of solutions.
  • Ensure technology processes comply with all requirements, laws, and regulations.
  • Establish, communicate, and enforce clear IT guidelines and policies (e.g., user access, security, support, device configuration) based on industry best practices.
  • Identify and eliminate security vulnerabilities with strategic solutions that increase data security.
  • Ensure the continual functioning, security, and privacy of critical operations, systems, and applications.
  • Organizational Strategy:
  • Lead multiple organizations looking for opportunities to reduce friction, increase efficiency and collaboration, while driving execution.
  • Set multi-year organization strategy including investment levels and needed skillsets.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, curiosity, collaboration, and excellence within the team.
  • Competency:
  • Deep understanding of technology trends, best practices, and the market’s technology landscape.
  • Experience driving digital transformation initiatives and implementing data-driven decision-making.
  • Strong strategic thinking and the ability to translate business objectives into effective technology strategies.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to leverage data and insights for informed decision making.
  • Proficient in risk mitigation and data security of digital assets.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and senior executives.
  • The ability to construct easily consumable messaging across a range of diverse internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to navigate complex technology landscapes and align technology initiatives with business objectives.


What organizations will the Director of Data, AI/ML and Digital Platforms lead?

The Director will lead the DevOps platforms, Data & AI/ML Platforms, and Data & AI/ML Application Engineering organizations.

Who will the Director report to?

The Director will report directly to the Vice President of Infrastructure and Operations at Texas Instruments.

What is the primary focus of this role?

The primary focus of this role is the end-to-end ownership and enablement of TI's mature and emerging Data, AI/ML, and DevOps Tools.

What experience is expected of the candidate for this role?

The candidate is expected to have extensive knowledge of various data and AIML technologies, demonstrated success in leading engineering organizations, building enterprise-grade platforms/solutions, and translating technology investments into business success.

What will be the responsibility of this role in terms of technical thought leadership?

The Director will provide technical thought leadership across IT and lines of business to formulate and implement key technology and architecture decisions, foster a strong engineering discipline, and build a strong engineering organization.

Manufacturing & Electronics

Mission & Purpose

Texas Instruments has been making progress possible for decades. We are a global semiconductor company that designs, manufactures, tests and sells analog and embedded processing chips. Our more than 80,000 products help over 100,000 customers efficiently manage power, accurately sense and transmit data and provide the core control or processing in their designs, going into markets such as industrial, automotive, personal electronics, communications equipment and enterprise systems. Our passion to create a better world by making electronics more affordable through semiconductors is alive today as each generation of innovation builds upon the last to make our technology smaller, more efficient, more reliable and more affordable – opening new markets and making it possible for semiconductors to go into electronics everywhere. We think of this as Engineering Progress. It’s what we do and have been doing for decades.