Machine Learning Engineers

at VinAI (View all jobs)

Hanoi, HCM

VinAI Research is a leading research lab with offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Funded by Vin Group, the largest enterprise in Vietnam by capitalization, our mission is to conduct high-impact research that pushes the knowledge frontier in AI and to accelerate applications of AI in Vietnam, the Asia Pacific region, and beyond.

Headed by its founding director, Dr. Hung H. Bui (formerly of Google DeepMind), this is the first AI research lab in Vietnam created with a focus on top-tier research and publications. The lab enjoys a world-class research facility, including ample access to computing infrastructure and GPUs. In addition, it maintains active research collaboration with other top AI research labs around the world. The current research areas include machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, natural language technologies and reinforcement learning.

Who is VinAI looking for? 

The Scientist/Senior Scientist/Lead Scientist – (Machine Learning Engineers) will work with the rest of the team to research, invent, and implement the next generation prediction, optimization, and analytics technology. You are a brilliant, motivated self-starter and an extremely fast learner with top notch problem solving, and analytical skills. You
have a deep sense of curiosity and innate desire to dig deep into terabytes of data and love to play with the innards of complex algorithms, mathematical constructs and code. You will help us pushing the AI frontier, discover deep insights in trillions of data records, images, texts, languages and create disruptive AI products. Our current emphasis is on autonomous driving. We are looking for data science skills in all aspects of autonomous driving, from calibration, perception, localization to planning, control, signaling and systems.

What you’ll do

  • Research, design and/or implement solutions to challenging problems in real-time bidding domain, such as all kinds of optimization problems, audience understanding, etc.
  • Research and improve features and machine learning models for production pipeline.
  • Provide insights and suggestions on customer campaign optimization problems and product/platform optimization problems through statistical data analysis when needed.
  • Drive innovation by identifying and formulating new problems, publishing papers, filing patents, etc.

What you’ll need

  • PhD degree in a closely related field (e.g.: computer science/engineering, optimization) with publications in the area is strongly preferred
  • Or Masters with significant experience in advertising and Machine Learning
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: machine learning, data mining, statistical modeling, optimization, algorithms, big-data, game theory
  • Proficiency with one or more programming languages – ability to write/debug production code.
  • Excellent communication skills – ability to present and communicate complex ideas in simple terms
  • Strong statistical/math/analytical abilities; Exceptional problem solving skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Previous experience in the advertising industry
  • Strong programming experience with Java, C/C++, Python and/or Scala
  • Excellent knowledge in algorithms and data structures

Why you’ll love work here:

  • Compensation is highly competitive and will take into account the applicant’s current experience level
  • Work on challenging real-world AI/ML problems.
  • Opportunity to continuously grow your knowledge in ML technology.
  • Opportunity to contribute, interact, share and learn from exceptionally talented colleagues.
  • Chance to publish research outputs at top-tier AI venues.
  • Chance to work with experienced AI scientists worldwide
  • Trained on A.I algorithm development and problem-solving skills to tackle real-world applications
  • Opportunity to contribute, interact, share and learn from exceptionally talented colleagues.

Interested applicants are invited to send your application to