• Data Scientist (Shanghai, China)

    Job Locations CN-Shanghai
    Posted Date 6 months ago(12/11/2018 7:04 AM)
    Project Management
  • Overview

    Artificial Intelligence is transforming the world in almost every industry. Everyone knows only good training data can produces the best machine learning solutions. However, creating training data with high quality in a scalable way is very challenging and very few companies can do it. The whole AI world is starving for great training data. Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality training datasets  for machine learning.  Appen brings over 20 years of experience capturing and enriching a wide variety of data types including speech, audio, text, image and video..


    Appen Tech team is solving the AI data problem by combining the power of human and technology. This world-class and exciting engineering position awaits qualified candidate, who will join Appen’s data intelligence team. This team is responsible for build Appen’s intelligence solutions to drive AI data innovations. It is an exciting opportunity to make your own mark in the AI data industry!


    The team is located in Shanghai. But you have opportunity to work with other members from Silicon Valley and Sydney. Appen is a leading data company with a start-up culture. If you are looking to a huge impact to the AI world instead of just a job!



    • AI assisted Annotation, which includes computer vision, video technology, NLP and many other annotations through machine learning;
    • Follow and drive AI data innovations through publishing papers, replicate latest research, publishing blog posts as well as speak at conferences to build Appen’s thought leadership platform;
    • Provide complete solutions to business problems using data mining techniques, statistics and data analysis.
    • Serve as subject matter expert and drive thought leadership in the areas of machine learning training data insights and optimizations.
    • Mentoring and coaching junior staffs, driving internal operational excellence, and developing career for junior data scientists.


    • MS degree or PhD (preferred) in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or equivalent is required for this position
    • Broad experience with various modelling algorithms, data mining tools, data analysis tools, and statistical packages
    • Solid understanding of deep learning (DNN,CNN,RNN,…)
    • Knowledge of semi-supervised learning, active learning and weak learning;
    • Knowledge of NLP, Speech Recognition, Computer Vision, Video Understanding is a bonus.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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