Machine Learning Software Engineer at Applied Research Associates, Inc

Posted in Software 29 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina





Job Description:

Opportunity for Machine Learning Software Engineer who is going to be integrated on a team that is solving difficult warfighter problems using a variety of approaches including novel deep learning architectures, uncertainty quantification and minimization, and advanced numerical optimization (e.g. nonlinear programming, population-based techniques) while dealing with large and unconventional data sets: point clouds, meshes, images, unstructured data.

ARA is an employee-owned international research and engineering company that is recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in a variety of fields, including defense, intelligence, medical, and manufacturing.

ARA’s Southeast Division is experiencing significant growth and we are looking for talented people to join our multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists that are responsible for true cutting-edge research on exciting problems. We are looking for passionate and capable people with specific skills that can jump right in and help us with some of the most challenging machine learning problems.

As a Machine Learning Software Engineer on our team you will be solving difficult warfighter problems using a variety of approaches including novel deep learning architectures, uncertainty quantification and minimization, and advanced numerical optimization (e.g. nonlinear programming, population-based techniques) while dealing with large and unconventional data sets: point clouds, meshes, images, unstructured data.

Machine Learning Software Engineer Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of classical and modern machine learning theory and practical experience implementing approaches in



    • Deep learning and neural networks

    • Planning and optimization

    • Inference methods, statistics, and information theory

    • Graph theory

You will be able to solve complex problems through cross-pollination of ideas in highly collaborative environments

You have the capability to quickly parse through scientific literature and creatively construct novel approaches

Your software development experience includes:



    • C++ and Python

    • Test-driven development

    • Database technologies

    • Windows and Linux

    • Version control (e.g. Git)

At a minimum we require a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D in computer science, engineering, physics or a related field along with 4-6 years of relevant experience.

Due to the sensitive nature of the work, U.S. Citizenship is required, and you will need to have an Active DoD Security Clearance or be eligible to obtain one (selected applicants will undergo a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements at the time of employment).

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1,100 professionals and continues to grow. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.

While this is all of the Year One and Beyond stuff, Day One is pretty good too. These are things like our competitive salary (DOE), Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), benefits package, and a challenging culture where innovation & experimentation are the norm. At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please apply at careers.ara.com.

Experience


Required


  • 4 - 6 years: Relevant Work Experience

Education


Required


  • Bachelors or better in Computer Science or related field

Preferred


  • Doctor of Philosophy or better in Computer Science or related field

  • Masters or better in Computer Science or related field

Licenses & Certifications


Required


  • Security Clear Secret

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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