Applied Research Engineer, NLP

Job description

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime?

Aaqua’s purpose is to “empower people to live their passions”.

We are creating a global services platform built around PASSION COMMUNITIES across a wide range of entertainment and lifestyle categories and genres.

We empower and enable our people to contribute to Aaqua’s purpose by bringing their own passion to our workplace community, collaborating with a team of like-minded people who love what they do.

Your Community

You will be a member of the learning technologies team, reporting to the Learning Technology Engineering and Architecture Head, collaborating across the organization to help drive the responsible adoption of learning technologies.

Your Focus

Your contribution will include:

Primary Role

  • Be a part of a swat team working on AAQUA’s platform and mobile apps.
  • Expert on implementing Deep Learning based NLP Systems and constantly update us on the latest techniques been applied.
  • Work with Applied Research Science team to understand the roadmap for model deployment.
  • Work with the Data Engineers to define and integrate ML data pipelines
  • Follow the best practices for MLOps and interface with AI MLOps/Infra team to define the requirements.
  • Work on coding ML models for production usage. 
  • Work on deploying the ML models.
  • Working on writing integration API interfaces for the ML models.
  • Interface with App software engineering teams.

Your Journey

Ideally your career journey to date will have given you experience in or exposure to the following:

  • Experience on SOTA NLP - Transformer based models.
  • Good understanding of modern NLP techniques
  • Solid software engineering and coding skills(4+ years) Python, Java or other is required
  • Experience deploying machine learning models to production using Pytorch, Tensorflow, etc.
  • Good understanding of devops best practices such as CI/CD, Docker, Terraform.
  • Good understanding of AWS services such as Amazon EMR, Redshift, etc.
  • Good understanding of applied NLP
  • Exposure to SOTA NLP Models based on Transformer and S2S networks ○BERT, GPT, XLNet, ALBERT mBART etc. 
  • Understanding of NLP tasks like Text Summarization, Sentiment Analysis, Translation, Topic Modeling, Toxicity Analysis, Question Answering, Entity Extraction, Part of Speech Tagging, Dialogue, Information Retrieval, Clustering and Vector Embedding
Your Qualities

Your qualities are seen, heard and observed every day through your words, actions and behaviours. They are a key part of our DNA.

We seek our team members to be :


Your Attitude

Your attitude is a big part of what you bring to Aaqua. It contributes hugely to our culture, which is why cultural fit is something we take very seriously when we bring on new team members.

We expect everyone to play their part in :

Putting Members First
Building an Inclusive Community
Delivering the Unexpected
Be Always Evolving, and
Keeping it Real

Why work for us

At Aaqua we are committed to real economic value distribution and this extends to our people. Aaqua is creating a work culture that caters to all your YOU's. Our total rewards package is highly attractive, with generous compensation, options programs, comprehensive medical coverage and workplace flexibility.

Developing our people is a given and the exposure you will get at Aaqua will see you always evolving, creating opportunities for rapid career advancement. By putting our "members first" (that includes YOU), you will deliver the unexpected every day. Aaqua's agile focus drives collaboration, ideation and allows you to be your true self, empowers our people and delivers a passionate and fun team.

Aaqua is a diverse and inclusive culture. We want our people to be reflective of our members and commit to a non-discriminatory culture that does not judge by; age, gender, sexual orientation and gender reassignment, race and colour, disability, religion and beliefs, pregnancy and family responsibilities, education level and all of your YOU's.

Aaqua is the place for all YOUR YOUS.

Feel like YOU are a fit for this opportunity?

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