Machine Learning Director, AI Foundation

by Ricky Wang in Engineering    5th Mar, 2020       Beijing

Machine Learning Director, AI Foundation


Company:A Silicon Valley Style Japanese News App technical company
Position:Machine Learning Director, AI Infrastructure
Location:Beijing (Chaoyang District);      Shanghai (Jingan District)


·          Build and manage an organization that could include multiple teams to accomplish company objectives for developing and implementing state-of-art machine learning algorithms that have product impact

·          Provide guidance, mentorship, and coaching to the foundation team

·          Collaborate with key stakeholders and partners to understand business needs, set technical and research roadmap for AI Foundation or even company level machine learning roadmaps (at Director level)

·          Lead cross-organizational projects to improve features/models that benefit company OKR

·          Set visions for company’s research direction to be industry leading in areas of personalized discovery, natural language processing and related areas

·          In this position, you are expected to lead your team members on one or more of following R&D areas to provide cutting edge solutions or core technologies. At this senior management level, you are required to have overall understanding of corporate AI landscape, and set visions/roadmaps in its directions with senior members of the team -

·          General Machine Learning, Deep Learning -

·          Natural Language Processing (entity recognition, categorization, text embedding, etc.) -

·          Computer Vision, Image Processing -

·          Knowledge Graph -

·          Recommendation, Collaborative Filtering Algorithms

·          Promote AI first culture and distill AI mindset across engineering teams


·          8+ years of experience in designing and implementing state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms, and applying them to real world problems

·          Ph.D in computer science, mathematics, physics or other quantitative fields

·          Strong leadership and communication skills

·          Able to build a strong team through hiring, as well as mentoring/growing machine learning scientists by constantly challenging them with solid support

·          Industry leading expertise in certain domain of machine learning techniques, especially in deep learning, natural language processing, recommendation systems, computer visions

·          Long term track record of leading AI teams to successfully deliver improvement of features/models to production systems with high impact

·          Strong interest in news media and our mission

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