Machine Learning Scientist, AI Foundation




  • Set technical and research directions for one of more of major areas of AI Foundation and able to lead its implementation
  • Able to solve hardest issues of expertise areas ranging from fundamental algorithm development, implementation and optimization to deliver product metrics
  • Lead cross-functional projects to improve features/models that benefit company OKR
  • 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)
  • General Machine Learning, Deep Learning
  • Natural Language Processing (entity recognition, categorization, text embedding, etc)
  • Computer Vision, Image Processing
  • Knowledge Graph
  • Recommendation, Collaborative Filtering Algorithms



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