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Data Scientist [Search]


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What we need

Yep is looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join our Data Science team, to be based in our Singapore office. In this role, you will research, prototype, deploy to production and maintain information retrieval and search systems.

What you’ll do

  • Research, prototype, build and maintain systems for information retrieval, search, document classification, and Q&A

  • Create comprehensive product requirements together with Product Development, Design and Marketing teams

  • Work closely with the Engineering teams (frontend and backend) to implement, deploy, and maintain production systems

  • Write thorough documentation

  • Effectively communicate highly technical results to various teams

Basic requirements

  • Preferably at least a Master’s degree in any quantitative discipline: Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, etc.

  • Experience with search, information retrieval, and natural language processing is a must

  • Experience with streaming algorithms and applications

  • Experience in Python, SQL (ClickHouse dialect is a plus), Git, CI/CD

  • Experience with (at least one) deep learning framework: TensorFlow, Pytorch, Theano

  • Experience with big data platforms such as Spark and Hadoop

  • Experience with Lucene-based search engines: Solr and/or Elasticsearch

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Familiarity with functional languages such as OCaml or Haskell is a big plus

Who we are

Yep is a search engine created by the Ahrefs team, which is behind one of the leading SEO toolsets worldwide. We’ve been crawling the entire web 24/7 since 2010, storing petabytes of information about live websites and backlinks.

We’re now looking to form the core product team for Yep.

We are a lean and robust team who strongly believe that better technology leads to better solutions for real-world problems. We worship functional languages and static typing, extensively employ code generation and meta-programming, value code clarity and predictability, and are constantly seeking to automate repetitive tasks and eliminate boilerplate, guided by DRY and following KISS. If there is any new technology that will make our life easier, we’ll be the first to give it a try. We solve problems at all levels, starting from simplifying overloaded UI, removing code bloat in middleware and tracking bugs all the way down to CPU.

We rely heavily on open-source code as the only viable way to build maintainable system and contribute back.

Our motto is, "First do it, then do it right, then do it better."

What you get

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Informal and thriving work atmosphere

  • [SG office] First-class workplace equipment (hardware & tools)

  • Above-average perks and fringe benefits

Work location for this role could be:

  • Singapore

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