Here at Shopee engineer team, we do research to tackle real world e-commerce challenges. Our research engineer is not cloistered in a single lab but embedded across different engineering departments, working on large-scale systems and building impactful products. We innovate, test, and deploy promising ideas quickly and broadly. Our research engineer works on real-world problems including machine learning, data mining, natural language processing, behaviour modelling and much more. We are looking for talented engineers who are interested in the fields of Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning, Natural Language Processing and Machine Intelligence to join our team.
 
This program is supported under EDB’s Industrial Postgraduate Program (IPP) scheme, successful candidates will also receive full financial support in the local Universities together with attractive monthly salary. The IPP is a full-time doctoral programme which leads to an award of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) after four years of study and research.
 
Job Description:
1.  Participate in cutting-edge research in machine intelligence and machine learning applications;
2.  Formulate industrial problems into research questions;
3.  Perform research to innovate solutions for the following fields: Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning, Natural Language Processing, Recommendation System, etc;
4.  Implement libraries to support high-performance, high-availability, scalable services;
 
Application Requirements:
1. Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR);
2. Meet the university's admission and academic requirements;
3. Obtained Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical, Electronic, Mathematics, Physics, or other related areas;
4. Commit at least 50% of your time in Shopee to work on relevant and useful projects.
5. Passion for research and ability to conduct independent research
6. Intellectual curiosity and ability to handle ambiguity
7. Ability to rapidly learn new concepts and contexts
8. Hands-on experience in at least one of the programming languages: Go, Python, C++
 
As an IPP talent in Shopee, you will study in one of the local universities and value-add in meaningful research projects in collaboration with Shopee and your university of choice. Selected candidates will be mentored by at least one supervisor from his/her enrolled university and one co-supervisor from Shopee.
 
Benefits:
1. Competitive salary for 4 years;
2. Central Provident Fund (CPF) Contribution pegged to the prevailing employer's contribution rate set by CPF;
3. Fully supported tuition fees and research funding for attending conferences etc. for 4 years;
4. Other staff benefits, such as insurance, travel allowance, etc.
 
How to apply:
Please indicate your citizenship (Singapore Citizen or SPR), your CGPA (if applicable), and the university you are applying to for the Shopee Postgraduate Program - Engineering.

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