Roles and Responsibilities

Definition

What do AI architects do?

Gartner

AI has a diverse range of use cases and deployment models, so AI architects need a wide array of capabilities:

Analytics Vidya

An AI Architect undertakes a range of tasks and responsibilities to design and implement effective AI models. Here is a list outlining the key activities of an AI Architect: [2]

  1. Requirement Analysis: Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business needs and identify opportunities where AI can provide value and address challenges.
  2. Solution Design: Develop architectural designs and system blueprints that outline the components, algorithms, and technologies required to build AI solutions.
  3. Algorithm Selection: Assess various AI algorithms, models, and frameworks to determine the most suitable ones for the specific use case and problem.
  4. Data Processing: Design data pipelines and strategies for acquiring, preprocessing, cleaning, and transforming data to ensure its suitability for AI model training and deployment.
  5. Model Development: Oversee the development and training of AI models, selecting appropriate techniques such as machine learning, deep learning, or reinforcement learning.
  6. Performance Optimization: Fine-tuning AI models and algorithms to improve accuracy, efficiency, and scalability while considering speed, memory usage, and computational resources.
  7. Ethical Considerations: Ensure ethical and responsible AI practices by addressing bias, fairness, privacy, and transparency throughout the AI system’s lifecycle.
  8. Integration and Deployment: Collaborate with development teams to integrate AI systems into existing infrastructure, ensuring seamless deployment, scalability, and interoperability.
  9. Testing and Validation: Conduct thorough testing and validation to assess AI systems’ performance, reliability, and robustness and iteratively refine them based on feedback and evaluation.
  10. Continuous Learning: Staying current with advancements in AI technologies, exploring new algorithms and methodologies, and incorporating relevant innovations into architectural design and implementation.

Skills needed

Technical skills include:

Non-technical skills include:

In short:

References


  1. The Role of an AI Architect (gartner.com) ‚Ü©Ôłé

  2. How to Become an AI Architect in 2023? - Analytics Vidhya ‚Ü©Ôłé

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