Machine Learning Scientist – AI Foundation (Beijing)


  1. Set technical and research directions for one of more of major areas of AI Foundation and able to lead its implementation;
  2. Able to solve hardest issues of expertise areas ranging from fundamental algorithm development, implementation and optimization to deliver product metrics;
  3. Lead cross-functional projects to improve features/models that benefit company OKR;
  4. In this position, you are expected to have deep domain expertise on one or more of following R&D areas to provide cutting edge solutions or core technologies for SmartNews recommendation systems (Ads, News, etc);
  5. General Machine Learning, Deep Learning;
  6. Natural Language Processing (entity recognition, categorization, text embedding, etc);
  7. Computer Vision, Image Processing;
  8. Knowledge Graph;
  9. Recommendation, Collaborative Filtering Algorithms.



  • Minimum Qualifications
  1. 6+ years of experience in designing and implementing machine learning algorithms, and applying them to real world problems;
  2. Solid Machine Learning background and deep understanding of certain domain of machine learning techniques, especially in natural language processing, recommendation systems, computer visions;
  3. Experienced to deliver improvement of features/models to production systems with support of cross-functional teams;
  4. Ability to optimize/debug hardest feature/model problems of the team;
  5. Have good record of publication in his/her domain of expertise;
  6. Good written and spoken communication skills, can work across functional teams;
  7. Strong coding abilities in multiple programming languages (e.g. Java, C++, Python, Scala);
  8. MS in computer science, mathematics, physics or other quantitative fields.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  1. Ph.D Degree in computer science, mathematics, physics or other quantitative fields;
  2. Strong interest in news media and our mission.