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Senior machine learning scientist, ai foundation

SmartNews, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in San Francisco, CA posted December 18, 2019.

OVERVIEWFounded in Tokyo in 2012, SmartNews has quickly become the go-to source of news for millions of users around the world, and a leading news aggregation mobile app.

Our mission is bigger than simply aggregating news, and we are working to break through the filter bubble and deliver the world’s quality information to the people who need it.DESCRIPTIONEvery day, SmartNews analyzes millions of URLs to deliver the top articles that matter in near-real time to millions of users around the world.

Our AI Foundation team developed state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms in the areas of search ranking, collaborative filtering, natural language processing, classification, which serves as features or fundamental machine learning models for News Ranking/Ads Ranking and other teams, to deliver the world’s quality information to the people who need it.RESPONSIBILITIES Research and core technology development for machine learningThe ability to solve issues ranging from fundamental algorithm development, implementation and optimization to deliver product metricsLead cross-functional projects to improve features/models that benefit company OKRIn this position, you are expected to utilize your 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 LearningNatural Language Processing (entity recognition, categorization, text embedding, etc)Computer Vision, Image ProcessingKnowledge GraphRecommendation, Collaborative Filtering AlgorithmsRapid prototyping and iteratingREQUIREMENTSMinimum Qualifications3+ years of experience in designing and implementing machine learning algorithms, and applying them to real world problemsSolid Machine Learning background and deep understanding of certain domain of machine learning techniques, especially in natural language processing, recommendation systems, computer visionsAble to deliver improvement of features/models to production systems with support of cross-functional teamsAbility to optimize/debug sophisticated feature/model within system constraintsGood written and spoken communication skills, can work across functional teamsStrong coding abilities in multiple programming languages (e.g.

Java, C++, Python, Scala)MS in computer science, mathematics, physics or other quantitative fieldsPreferred QualificationsPhD degree in computer science, mathematics, physics or other quantitative fieldsStrong interest in news media and our missionBENEFITSEquity included100% medical, dental and vision insurance coverage (60% coverage for dependents)Monthly housing, commute, mobile phone and gym allowances401k matching programFree lunch, snacks, drinks, etc.Pet friendly office