Posted by: Technica Corporation on Nov 16, 2017
Clearance Level: None Required at this time, however must be clearable
Desired Education: Doctorate
Travel Requirements: Less than 10%
Technica Corporation is seeking a Machine Learning Engineer to support our internal Innovation, Research and Development (IRD) team. This team provides software development, algorithm development, and big data analytics that guide strategic business decisions for our customers, helping them use data effectively.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Experience with analytics techniques and methods, software languages, and big data technologies Define relevant use cases, formulate creative approaches, analyze results, draw conclusions, and present recommendations that enable data-driven decisions and insights Must be able to obtain a DoD security clearance, which requires US citizenship
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
MS or PhD in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science with a specialization in data analysis/machine learning/data science, strongly preferred Ability to apply a broad range of algorithms to varied data science problems Expertise in machine learning theory and practice with a solid understanding of machine learning algorithms Experience in the following: Applying regression, classification and clustering algorithms to varied types of data Supervised and unsupervised learning Use of data science languages such as R, Python, etc Building and testing predictive models Applying very large amounts of training data sets to train models Working knowledge of various text mining algorithms and their use-cases [e.g., keyword extraction, PLSA, LDA, HMM, CRF, deep learning and recurrent ANN, word2vec/doc2vec and Bayesian modeling] Strong understanding of text pre-processing and normalization techniques, such as tokenization, POS tagging and parsing and how they work at a low level Strong understanding of testing and tuning models
At Technica Corporation, our goal is to provide exceptional professional services and innovative technology solutions that meet or exceed our customer's expectations. We specialize in a wide range of advanced information technology solutions from Systems Engineering to Information Assurance, and from Software Development to Product Solutions. From our locations across the DC Metro area, we provide technological subject matter expertise, program management and business process knowledge as a trusted advisor in support of our Department of Defense and other federal agency customers.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
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