Research Associate

Research Associate (full-time)
Depends on experience

About us:

Born at Stanford University, aspires to become the first unicorn from Central Asia. Our vision is to emerge as a premier global ‘AI factory’ that develops and deploys AI products, generating net good for individuals and organizations. We are currently closing a bridge round from global investors from the United States, Canada, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and Kazakhstan to fuel the next chapter of our journey.

Over the past years, we have successfully expanded in Central Asia and are now focused on opening up new markets: MENA, the US, and Europe. Fintech and telecommunications are some of the sectors that we are impacting through use of machine learning. To power our expansion, we are looking for ambitious professionals to become ‘zyplies’ across our team - from sales and marketing to machine learning and analytics.


We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Research Associate to join our team. The Research Associate will be responsible for conducting research, analyzing data, and providing support to our research projects. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills, a keen attention to detail, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.


  • Identifying new resources companies can use to reach their goals
  • Contributing to multiple research projects at once
  • Communicating with senior researchers to understand business challenges and potential solutions
  • Working with data engineers to construct and maintain databases
  • Conduct research in domains such as machine learning, natural language processing, computer vision, etc.
  • Collect and analyze data using a variety of research methods and tools.
  • Prepare research reports, presentations, and other materials to communicate findings to stakeholders
  • Collaborate with team members to design and execute research projects
  • Maintain accurate records of research activities and data sources
  • Develop and rigorously test novel AI algorithms and models Analyze large, complex datasets and discern insightful patterns
  • Author scientific publications and present findings at preeminent conferences
  • Partner with engineers and data scientists to operationalize research breakthroughs
  • Support processes surrounding intellectual property protection and patenting
  • Preparing business consulting/market research presentations for partners and stakeholders


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as economics, business, or social sciences. Master's degree is a plus
  • Previous experience in research or data analysis
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Background in machine learning, data processing, and modeling prefered
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Attention to detail and commitment to producing high-quality work
  • Demonstrated interest in the subject matter and willingness to learn new concepts and methodologies

What We Offer:

  • Competitive market-based compensation aligned with experience
  • Professional development initiatives and training programs
  • Official employment under the purview of the labor code
  • A pivotal role in a rapidly growing organization with a dynamic team culture
  • Dynamic, innovative, and collaborative work environment

Application Instructions:

To apply, please send your CV to and in the subject line of the letter indicate the position for which you are applying.

Upon successful passage of the pre-selection stage (CV review), you will partake in a first-round online interview in behavioral format, and if successful, a second-round work-sample test. We promise to reply to each candidate with a definitive response within five days at each stage.