principal data scientist (nlp) in Singapore

sara sun, randstad
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S$ 10,000 - S$ 20,000 per month

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information technology
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S$ 10,000 - S$ 20,000 per month
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sara sun, randstad
+65 6510 1360
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job description

We are looking for a Natural Language processing expert with a strong background in Statistics, Programming ( C++,C#, Python) and Big Data technologies. The main tasks include crawling text sources, performing fundamental natural language processing tasks including word segmentation, named entity recognition and sentiment classification and event & relationship extration to build Tuple libraries. Market prediction models will also be investigated.

This is a permanent position with a highly competitive renumeration package.

Required Skills

  • Undergraduate Degree in Computer Engineering, Statistics, Computer Science, Machine Learning, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering, or similar quantitative field is a pre-requisite.
  • Post-Graduate Degree (Masters/ PhD) in Natural Language Processing with strong foundations in bi-LSTM, RNNs, BERT. Experience with heuristics driven Expert System design is an added
  • Research work/publications in applying Deep Learning methods to Natural Language Processing in relevant conference (e.g., NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR, CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, SIGGRAPH, KDD) demonstrating innovative research good presentation and writing
  • Experience in applied statistics including sampling approaches, experiments, modelling, and data mining
  • Experience building analytical models and working with structured and unstructured data
  • Practical ETL experience with Python
  • Expertise with Big Data technologies like Elastic Search, Hadoop, HDF5, Kafka, Hive/HBase.
  • NoSQL technology (MongoDB, Cassandra, CouchBase) experience is a bonus
  • Any Financial Markets knowledge is a bonus


  • Work closely with product teams and clients to identify and scope research
  • Ability to scale research findings through industrial grade
  • Apply your expertise in survey design, quantitative analysis, and data mining to derive insights to show value or uncover missed

Technology Stack for the Application

  • Data Storage + Analytics: AWS Ecosystem with MongoDB & Elastic Search on S3
  • Queueing System: RabbitMQ
  • Programming: Python
  • CDN: AWS or On-Premise Routing

To apply online please use the 'apply' function to attach your CV in the link

or you may send your CV to sara.sun(@)

(EA: 94C3609/R1763325)


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educational requirements

Master's Degree