Flipkart is seeking a Data Scientist who has excellent Academic Background (Ph.D./MS/B.Tech in CS/EE/Maths from a top tier university).
We believe that voice is the most natural interface for a device and it should be no different for mobile phones. We want to change the way India shops. India is a country of myriad languages and dialects. We treat it as a challenge and an opportunity to help people shop and transact in their own language.
Primary responsibility for this role would be to continuously improve our speech technology through research and make robust voice-based dialogue systems. You would be instrumental in the research and development of algorithms based on deep neural networks for speech recognition, speech synthesis, machine translation and advancing the state of the art in dialogue systems. Technical challenges include inventing novel neural net architectures, new reinforcement learning paradigms and contributing to the advancement of core AI algorithms.
1. Excellent Academic Background (Ph.D./MS/B.Tech in CS/EE/Maths from a top tier university)
2. Strong interest in Mathematics and Machine Learning/AI
3. 2+ years of programming experience in C++ and Python
4. Some Exposure to Deep Learning
Flipkart is Indias largest e-commerce marketplace with a registered customer base of over 100 million. In the 10 years since it started, Flipkart has come to offer over 80 million products across 80+ categories including Smartphones, Books, Media, Consumer Electronics, Furniture, Fashion and Lifestyle. Launched in October 2007, Flipkart is known for its path-breaking services like Cash on Delivery, No Cost EMI and a 10-day replacement policy. Flipkart was the pioneer in offering services like In-a-Day Guarantee and Same-Day-Guarantee at scale. With over 1,00,000 registered sellers, Flipkart has redefined the way brands and MSMEs do business online.
Launched in October 2007, Flipkart has over the years become the preferred online marketplace for leading Indian and International brands. Our acquisition of Jabong and Myntra has been a natural step in our journey to be Indias largest fashion platform. We are the only online player offering services such as In-a-Day Guarantee across 50 cities and Same-Day-Guarantee across 13 cities. Our annual subscription service - Flipkart First, is the first of its kind in the country.