Senior Machine Learning Engineer - 36210 in Hanover, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/26/2021

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Job Description

Alion is currently seeking a Senior Machine Learning Development Engineer. The ideal candidate believes in exploring alternatives and quickly prototyping to validate hypothetical architectures or solutions. 

In this position, you will:

  • Significantly contribute to the development of custom machine learning (ML) algorithms, from concept through production deployment.  
  • Develop, test, and deploy core analytical features for applications to include radio frequency (RF) ML, natural language processing (NLP), and computer vision (CV) .
  • Support and lead research and development efforts to learn, adapt and incorporate new ML techniques into current and future technologies across the company.
  • Apply experience working within an Agile software development life cycle, including sprint planning, sprints, sprint review, etc.


Required Skills:

  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or similar. 
  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience.  In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • Experience with implementation, verification, and optimization of ML algorithms for RF systems.
  • Experience with cross functional teams interacting between hardware, software, operational and performance requirements of the overall system.
  • Proficient in Python, C/C++, and machine learning tools (Tensorflow, PyTorch, etc.)
  • Strong analytic skills with the ability to analyze complex data 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desired Skills:

  • MS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, of similar.
  • Experience with model training, testing, and validation in the areas of natural language processing, signal processing, object recognition, object tracking, or reinforcement learning.
  • Experience with AWS cloud infrastructure is highly desired.
  • Proficiency with Docker is highly desired.
  • Experience developing across the full software development stack is highly desired.
  • Experience working with a variety of data stores and associated languages and APIs. (e.g. SQL, Elasticsearch API, etc.)
  • Understanding of AGILE software development methodologies and use of standard software development tool suites. (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, Github Enterprise, etc.)


Security Clearance: None

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