Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI / ML) Specialist


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Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI/ML) Specialist (Job Number:433222)


The Machine Learning Specialist will provide direct support to the United States Air Force Shadow Operation Center, Nellis Air Force Base (AFB), Nevada.

- The candidate will leverage knowledge of data science, methodologies, and processing techniques to analyze vast amounts of sensor data for decision support.
- The candidate will work on a small agile team to develop machine learning analytics across domains.
- The candidate will possess knowledge in Machine Learning, to include: statistical analysis, data mining, temporal and pattern analysis, correlation of events, predictive modeling, and pattern recognition.
- The candidate will employ programming skills to perform analysis.
- The candidate will document and visualize analytics both temporally and spatially, and present analytic results and uncertainty to decision makers.
- Ad-hoc informational briefings may also be required to explain methodologies and analytical findings to peers and customer stakeholders.
- The candidate will also investigate and implement new scientific analysis and methodologies to support big data analytics efforts and stay current with evolving technologies and capabilities.



- Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.


- Must hold an active Top Secret Security Clearance (Top Secret SCI eligibility)


- Must have at least 9+ years’ relevant experience in Data Science / Engineering
- BS, Master’s or PhD in data science, math, computer science, physical science, or related field
- 5+ years of machine learning experience.
- Secret clearance with Top Secret SCI eligibility
- Experience with machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques and their implementations in open source technologies.
- Experience in retrieving, manipulating, fusing, and exploiting multiple structured and unstructured data sets from various sources.
- Experience with analyzing large volumes of data using distributed processing architectures (ie. Hadoop) with open source tools (e.g. Spark, Python, or R)


- Ability to design analytical lifecycle from data collection to production deployment.
- Ability to assess mission value in a wide range of available data
- Ability to identify problems to which data science can be applied and initiate solutions.
- Ability to identify and analyze anomalous data (including metadata)
- Ability to assess feasibility of existing methods, models and algorithms recognizing the capabilities and limitations of methods.
- Knowledge of the end- to-end data science process, including following agile principles to progress from proof-of-concept analytics through prototypes into production.
- Ability to work in a small mission critical devops team.
- Ability to communicate and present analytics approaches and results Location
- Nevada, Customer Site

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Job Posting: Jan 5, 2018, 6:43:20 PM
Primary Location: United States-NV-LAS VEGAS
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas

Job Segment: Training, Engineer, Secret Clearance, Systems Engineer, Security Clearance, Education, Engineering, Government

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