AI Engineer (Natural Language Processing)-AI Singapore

Date: 23 May 2023

Location: UNIV ADMIN, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

AI Singapore (AISG) is a national AI programme launched by the National Research Foundation (NRF) to anchor deep national capabilities in Artificial Intelligence (AI).


The programme office is hosted by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and brings together all Singapore-based research institutions and the vibrant ecosystem of AI start-ups and companies developing AI products to perform use-inspired research, grow the knowledge, create the tools, and develop the talent to power Singapore's AI efforts.


We are looking for an AI Engineer to perform development and engineering work for NLP products under AI Singapore.


Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Develop NLP products for NLP Hub
  • Perform literature review of academic machine learning papers
  • Reproduce, test and enhance algorithms from research papers
  • Collaborate with external parties
  • Develop machine learning models and/or refactor codes for integration into our NLP Bricks
  • Be involved in the deployment process
  • Keep abreast of latest developments in NLP 


  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science, Machine Learning, AI, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or equivalent practical experience
  • Familiar with NLP tasks and modern NLP models
  • Fluent in Python, PyTorch, Hugging Face, AllenNLP and related nlp libraries
  • Experience in building and improving NLP deep learning models
  • Experience working with container services such as  Dockers and Kubernetes
  • Experience working with Git, RESTful API
  • Experience working with frontend such as React and TypeScript is a plus
  • Experience in cloud services
  • Ability to write and communicate in English



COVID-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presences are required. 


In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

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