Software Engineer, Ai Infrastructure (Beijing)

3+ months agoBeijing, China


SmartNews is a leading mobile app of news aggregation services. It analyzes millions of articles to deliver most engaging information with high quality in near-real time fashion to millions of users around the world. Our AI Infrastructure team is responsible to build infrastructure and toolings for feature engineering, distributed training, AutoML and inference services that can satisfy real time requirements and scale to billions of users.


  • Responsible to set the technical directions of critical areas of AI Infrastructure team by working closely with AI Foundation, News Ranking and other machine learning teams of the company
  • Lead design and implementation of core systems of AI platforms that support feature engineering platform, distributed training, highly scalable inference services;
  • Work across the team, and effectively resolve collaboration issues with dependency and client teams to successfully deliver AI Infrastructure projects
  • Solve the hardest problems of the team

Minimum Qualifications
  • Over 4 years of experience in backend development
  • Experience and good understanding of building scalable and fault-tolerant services
  • Good understanding of how AI training pipeline works
  • Can have sustained self-driven productivity in challenging technical areas in a fast moving setup
  • Can have deep end-to-end understanding of sophisticated sub-system/systems and able to proactively detect issues and make improvement
  • Strong coding skills in Java, C++ or Python
  • Able to troubleshoot system problems involving system failure, latency or efficiency issues

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with scalable AI training and serving systems
  • Strong interest in news media and our mission to deliver high quality information to the world

Job ID: SmartNews-FD130EC2A0

Perks and Benefits

  • Financial And Retirement
    • 401(k) with company matching
    • company equity
    • performance bonus
  • Health And Wellness
    • health insurance
    • dental insurance
    • vision insurance
    • life insurance
    • fitness subsidies
    • FSA account
  • Office Life And Perks
    • flexible work hours
    • commuter benefits program
    • casual dress
    • pet-friendly office
    • happy hours
    • snacks
    • some meals provided
    • diversity and inclusion program
    • company outings
  • Professional Development
    • promote from within
    • learning and development stipend
    • lunch and learns
  • Vacation And Time Off
    • paid vacation
    • paid holidays
    • personal/sick days
    • maternity leave
    • paternity leave