Machine Learning Engineer

Full Time

    Job Description

    Requisition Number: 14481

    Required Travel: 0 - 10%

    Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

    Hours Per Week: 40

    Security Clearance: Secret

    Level of Experience: Senior

    Who We Are

    HII is recognized as one of America's top large company employers and is driven by strong values and ethics that puts people's safety and well-being first.

    HII employees continuously rise to the challenge of setting the highest standard of professional and ethical conduct and perform in concert with our company slogan "Hard Stuff Done Right".

    We have a need for a Machine Learning Engineer who believes in exploring alternatives and quickly prototyping to validate hypothetical architectures or solutions.

    What You Will Do

    • Significantly contribute to the development of custom Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI/ML) algorithms, from concept through production deployment.
    • Develop, test, and deploy core analytical features for applications to include natural language processing (NLP).
    • Support and lead research and development efforts to learn, adapt and incorporate new ML techniques into current and future technologies across the project.
    • Apply experience working within an Agile software development life cycle, including sprint planning, sprints, and sprint review.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 5 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in realted field; 0 years experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
    • Experience with implementation, verification, and optimization of ML algorithms.
    • Ability to work with cross functional teams interacting between hardware, software, operational and performance requirements of the overall system.
    • Proficient in Python and machine learning tools (Tensorflow, PyTorch, etc.).
    • Strong analytic skills with the ability to analyze complex data.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Clearance: Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.

    Preferred 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.)

    This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation's intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners.

    HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII's skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: .

    HII is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force. HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.