Intelligent Systems

Software Architect (Hybrid Work)

Taipei City, Taipei City
Work Type: Full Time

KKLab is seeking a talented software architect to build various cloud based AI systems. Being a technology venture, KKLab collaborates with our partners to turn ideas into products using leading edge technologies. KKLab so far has two AI products to offer: KKRaaS and Lyricist.aiKKRaaS is a B2B generic recommendation platform while Lyricist.ai is a lyrics generator.

This role will be leading task forces of software engineers and machine learning engineers to either build new AI systems from the ground up or enhance existing systems iteratively. Some of the major responsibilities of this architect include promoting software design best practices, influence the team to implement the optimal solutions for our systems, building various pipelines to make ML training and inference effortless (e.g. feature extraction and training pipelines), developing system/ML job monitoring subsystem, implementing web service API, and more

We are looking for a candidate who is self-motivated with strong coding skills and passionate about engineering excellence. We build our system by combining our in-house solutions with AWS cloud services and open source software. The candidate should be also familiar with the open source solutions.


Responsibility

  • Working with cross disciplinary teams including product managers, machine learning engineers, service engineers to develop enterprise-grade AI systems.
  • Mentor junior software engineers
  • Promote best practices in software engineering.
  • Make technical system design decisions based on project requirements, time constraints and available engineering resources.
  • Design, implement and optimize automated workflows to minimize human effort required for running machine learning processes, including data workflow, model training, model inference, model evaluation, etc.
  • Design and implement internal developer tool chains to facilitate the progress of product development..
  • Design and implement data analytic tools to help data scientists generate insights.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in designing, developing, deploying, and operating complex software systems.
  • Fluency in Python and shell scripts.
  • Working experience with Kubernets ecosystem.
  • Working experience with Big data technologies.
  • Ability to develop/create solutions under the situation with ambiguous or incomplete data/requirement.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex design, decision making logic and system risks to both technical and non-technical peers.
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced and dynamic multi-disciplinary environment

Interview process

The interview will be conducted in Mandarin Chinese.

  1. Hiring manager / 15~30m / phone
  2. Team, bar raiser / 60~90m / Google Meet
  3. GM, hiring manager / 60~90m / Google Meet

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