Lead Data Scientist, NLP

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Contact: KarMun Cheah
Email: email KarMun
Posted: about 1 year ago
  • Leadership position
  • Drive NLP strategy and technical direction
  • AI driven established startup


  • Lead a team of data scientists to develop, maintain, and improve existing core NLP models
  • Work closely with senior stakeholders
  • Collaborate with third party institutions
  • Conduct research focused on natural language processing and machine learning
  • Mentor and coach junior data scientists
  • Develop prototypes for high impact NLP and Machine Learning projects


  • Minimum Master’s degree / PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or similar
  • Minimum five (5) years working experience in data science and machine learning.
  • Strong experience in software development languages (Python, Java, C++)
  • Working experience with AI – NLP methodologies and tools such as:
  • Transfer Learning for NLP (BERT, ELMo, ULMFiT)
  • NLP Frameworks (Fast.ai, genism, spaCy)
  • Machine Learning Frameworks (TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras)
  • Recurrent Neural Networks (RNN) and their variants such as LSTM
  • Word embedding methods
  • NLP Pipelines and tasks
  • Understanding of data structures, database systems, algorithms, web architecture, and services
Reaching out

For a confidential discussion on this or any other opportunities available in the market please contact KarMun Cheah at karmun.cheah@next-wavepartners.com - Direct Line: +65 6692 9042

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