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Lead Software Engineer, Machine Learning



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Join our team at ASAPP, where we're developing transformative Vertical AI designed to improve customer experience. Recognized by Forbes AI 50, ASAPP designs generative AI solutions that transform the customer engagement practices of Fortune 500 companies. With our automation and simplified work processes, we empower people to reach their full potential and create exceptional experiences for everyone involved. Work with our team of talented researchers, engineers, scientists, and specialists to help solve some of the biggest and most complex problems the world is facing.
ASAPP’s AI Engineering team is seeking an enterprising, talented and curious software engineer. This role will help us build the NLP services that are at the core of our industry-leading AI software offerings.
The AI Engineering team is responsible for working closely with the research and modeling teams to create state-of-the-art NLP models for specific tasks, and deploy / manage them in a production setting designed to serve our customers at scale. Our NLP Engineers have deep ML expertise but also a product mindset that lets them think about the best way to serve our customers’ needs.

What you'll do

  • Develop NLP components that form the core of our product offerings
  • Work closely with NLP researchers and the modeling team to collaborate on model architectures and innovation
  • Work with our Platform, SRE and Data Infrastructure teams to architect, build, deploy and monitor ML services
  • Follow advancements in AI and ML, and participate in discussions about them with the ML and research teams

What you'll need

  • Strong architectural skills, with proven experience designing complex software systems
  • Strong engineering skills, with demonstrated proficiency in Python
  • Deep NLP knowledge
  • Experience implementing technical solutions, tackling tough engineering problems to help build our products.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a field of science, technology, engineering or math, or equivalent hands-on experience
  • Desire to learn new things, work closely with peers from different teams, and open to teach and learn from others

What we'd like to see

  • Experience building NLP services serving traffic at scale
  • Knowledge of techniques for optimizing model architectures for faster inference
  • Experience working on AWS and familiarity with CI / CD tools
  • Experience with Athena, Kafka and a strong background in databases


  • Competitive compensation
  • Stock options
  • Prudent Life Insurance
  • Onsite lunch & dinner
  • Connectivity (mobile phone & internet) stipend
  • Wellness perks
  • Mac equipment
  • Learning & development stipend
  • Parental leave, including 6 weeks paternity leave
ASAPP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. If you have a disability and need assistance with our employment application process, please email us at careers@asapp.com to obtain assistance.