Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Full Time

  • No Travel Required

Job Description

A-TEK is seeking a high-level Subject Matter Expert in the field of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for a large federal engagement with Department of Homeland Security. Our cadre of senior engineering and science experts serve as expert advisors across the Department. They work together to stay abreast of enduring and cutting-edge research and contribute to activities being conducted on behalf of program managers and Component customers. Due to the sensitive nature of the role, an active Secret Level clearance is required with an ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI clearance once hired. The position is onsite at a secure location in Washington, DC.

Position Responsibilities:
    • Research and assess state-of-the-art and emerging trends in advanced computing, such as cybersecurity, quantum information sciences, data analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and modeling and simulation.


    • Gathering, analyzing, and composing complex technical information such as analyses of alternatives on technology solutions, technology capability summaries, and technical requirements documents.


    • Researching and assessing patent activity, published articles, market information, conference proceedings, research reports, etc.


    • Creating technical roadmaps relating to advanced computing, which outline plans for implementing technical solutions in both short and long-term timeframes


    • Assist in preparation of technical presentations for delivery by Federal staff at meetings and conferences on the subject of research, methods, phenomena, or threats for/to advanced computing, such as cybersecurity, quantum information sciences, data analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and modeling and simulation.


    • Engage in technical writing and produce technical documentation regarding the application of advanced computing.


Required Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated expertise in Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Artificial Intelligence
    • Advanced Degree or Certification in Data Science, Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, Computer Science or related fields Familiarity with data sciences, mathematics, computer science, cyber security fields of study.
    • Ability to manage all tasks and schedules to ensure activities are completed in a timely manner.
    • Ability to communicate complex technical issues to a non-technical audience.
    • Ability to absorb, integrate and interpret data through various methodologies.
    • Ability to research, analyze and compute scientific data related to artificial intelligence or machine learning
    • Ability to apply advanced methods and techniques in a particular field of scientific specialization.
    • Ability to develop, recommend and refine methods, theories, and techniques to evaluate solutions to complex problems and to enhance performance standards, quality, and productivity.
    • Ability to apply knowledge of market and technology trends, authorities, and policies to support research decisions


A-TEK, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected Veteran status.