NExT is seeking Architect / Senior Java Developer

NExT is NUS-Tsinghua Extreme Search Centre (NExT) a leading research centre jointly established by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Tsinghua University of China. NExT conducts research in the areas of large-scale live social media content analysis and search, including live event detections, information organization, and the generation of multimedia multilingual analytics for corporations, people, events and locations. We are seeking the candidate to work on our Social Observatory.

Project Description:
Analysis, Refactoring and Empowerment of NExT LIVE Senze Social Observatory.

Responsibilities:
• On-site work in Singapore
• Feasibility Study
• Planning and estimation, documentation
• Existing cloud service refactoring and support
• Development of an API for integration with external services
• New data processing components implementation

Requirement:
• Bachelor degree in Computer Science. Master or PhD degree are preferred
• English level B2 or higher, excellent communication skills, solid work ethic
• Expert knowledge and production code experience in Java/Scala or other JVM-based languages
• A solid understanding of fundamental algorithms, system design
• Analytical and organizational skills
• Experience in following expertise would be a plus:
   - Machine-learning and NLP background
   - Python and other scripting languages
   - Java Spring and other front-end frameworks
   - Hadoop (HBase)
   - Stream and Batch data processing (ElasticSearch, Apache Storm) 
• Experience in clustered virtual environments

What We Offer:
• Work in team of Asia’s leading professionals in the area
• Competitive salary
• Flexible working hours
• Health & medical insurance

To Apply:
If interested, please send your cover letter and curriculum vitae to Alex (farseev AT u.nus.edu) by 30 Nov 2015.