Huawei is a leading telecom solutions provider. Through continuous customer-centric innovation, Huawei has established end-to-end advantages in Telecom Network Infrastructure, Application & Software, Professional Services and Devices. With comprehensive strengths in wireline, wireless and IP technologies, Huawei has gained a leading position in the All-IP convergence age. Its products and solutions have been deployed in over 100 countries and have served 45 of the world's top 50 telecom operators, as well as one third of the world's population.

Machine Learning (Data) Scientist - Language Understanding

We are looking for a Machine Learning Applied Scientist to join our Search Engine team in Amsterdam

The Search Team in Huawei’s Amsterdam R&D Center is building an industry-leading Cloud Search product that powers the search experience on Huawei mobile phones. The team is responsible for advanced components of the search engine, including question answering, offline document analysis and machine translation. We are looking for a Machine Learning Applied Scientist to join our team and together build the future of search.

Our mission is to build a state-of-the-art search experience using the latest techniques in information retrieval, machine learning and natural language processing. We maintain active collaboration with local universities to push the envelope on search and deliver the best customer experience.


You will work within a fast-paced team of applied scientists and engineers. You will contribute to all stages of the machine learning lifecycle and help maintain a positive team culture. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Create and implement new algorithms using the latest, bleeding-edge, advancements in ML research to solve applied problems in language understanding, such as question answering, sentiment analysis and information extraction.
  • Research new directions to solve problems in language understanding, such as novel architectures, quality estimation, model robustness and techniques for low-resource languages and domains
  • Work together with other applied scientists and machine learning engineers in an agile team

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related field
  • Broad knowledge of fundamentals and state-of-the-art in machine learning and statistics focusing on Natural Language Processing and/or Information Extraction
  • Excellent coding abilities in Python (other languages like Java and Go is a pro)
  • Experience with at least one deep learning framework like PyTorch or Tensorflow.
  • Working experience with SQL, ElasticSearch, and big data technologies
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Research contributions in one of the top tier NLP conferences (i.e. EMNLP, ACL, NAACL, etc.)
  • Experience processing non-European languages


Your application will be evaluated by the HR department of Huawei R&D Sites in Belgium and the Netherlands itself. For any additional feedback regarding your application, we kindly refer you to the Huawei R&D Sites in Belgium and the Netherlands HR department.


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