Working Location: Singapore
We’re Hiring Senior Data Scientist - NLP/chatbot!
Agoda is a Booking Holdings (BKNG) company, the world’s leading provider of brands that help people book great experiences through technology. We have the dynamism and short chain of command of a startup and the capital to make things happen. What’s stopping you from getting in touch?
We move fast – why wait ages to see your ideas go live? Work on tough challenges, safe in the knowledge that you are surrounded by people as smart as you are (if not smarter!) to help solve them. And while we’re on the subject, Agoda people come from over 65 countries: It’s an incredible technical creative melting pot.
Technology is not just what we do – it’s at the heart of who we are. We put cutting-edge technology in your hands so you can help us change the way people run their lives. We want you to come here so they can get there – and get your career going places, too.
Maintaining this growth requires an incredible amount of data, a superior IT infrastructure, and world class talent to bring it all together.
Your role is to:
- Crack our business problems and come up with deployable machine learning models
- Interface with business to make sure they are asking the right questions
- Sift through our data and find us some gems
- Be a world-class hands-on deploy master
Charm us with:
- An earned stripes in coding, in data handling, in statistics and in machine learning (5 years of experience is a must)
- Hands-on experiences and good understanding of various NLP techniques and topics (e.g. RNN, CNN, word embedding, seq2seq model, text generation, read comprehension, etc)
- A good balance between theory and practice and a strong desire to learn and keep up with the latest technologies (an academic quantitative degree, preferably a PhD, earns more points)
- A good knowledge of what’s “Under the hood” of statistical methods
- Coding, coding, coding (R, Python, C#, Java, C++, Scala, …)
- Some extra points on: SQL, NLP, business acumen, blog writing, good sense of humor
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