Forward Deployed Engineer (Federal)

C3

Tysons Corner, VA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Technical/Customer Support
  • Post Date: 05/05/2021
  • Website: c3.ai
  • Company Address: 1300 Seaport Boulevard Suite 500, Redwood City, CA, 94063

About C3

C3.ai is a leading enterprise AI software provider for accelerating digital transformation. C3.ai delivers a comprehensive and proven set of capabilities for rapidly developing, deploying, and operating large scale AI, predictive analytics, and IoT applications for any enterprise value chain in any industry. The C3 AI Suite and C3.ai applications are proven and tested at petabyte scale, solving previously unsolvable challenges. At the core of the C3 AI Suite is a revolutionary and powerful model-driven AI architecture that dramatically enhances the productivity of data scientists and application developers while future-proofing applications against underlying IT evolution.

Job Description

C3 is a leading enterprise AI software provider for accelerating digital transformation. The comprehensive and proven C3 AI Suite uses a model-driven abstraction layer to enable organizations to develop, deploy, and operate enterprise scale AI applications 10x to 100x faster than alternative approaches.

Forward Deployed Engineers work at the leading edge of our business to rapidly and accurately configure the C3 Platform and Application solutions that solve complex business problems involving significant scale and technical complexity in new domains and for new customers.

Forward Deployed Engineers work closely with the customer’s IT, business analytics, and data science teams to demonstrate the capabilities of the C3 Platform. Our Forward Deployed engineers are comfortable architecting systems that require analyzing high-volume, high-frequency, broad, unstructured or real time data sets. Data science and big data techniques are core to the C3 Platform and the Forward Deployed Engineers maintain conversational and technical competency in these areas. We’re looking for engineers who are project oriented and enjoy selling and interacting with customers to solve high impact, previously unsolved problems.

Recent examples of successful engagements include predictive maintenance on oil and gas equipment and aircraft subsystems, supply chain optimization, manufacturing yield optimization, chronic disease prevention, customer spend prediction, and equipment lifetime optimization. These are high value projects with high levels of internal and external visibility.

This role requires US Citizenship or Us Permanent Residence. Active Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance (Secret or higher) is preferred. 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Engage directly with customers to design, develop, and deploy AI enterprise applications on the C3 Platform
  • Become an expert in application design and development on the C3 Platform; lead design and code reviews of end-to-end customer applications
  • Perform enhancement, testing, and troubleshooting, of applications with and on behalf of customers
  • Continuously identify technical risks and gaps; devise mitigation strategies in anticipation of customer needs
  • Write specifications, documentation, and user guides for customer applications.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, or comparable area of study.
  • 3+ years of experience in both front and back end development, exposure to CSS & HTML, and significant skill in one or more of the following languages: JavaScript, Java, and/or Python.
  • 2+ years of experience demonstrating software products, presenting technical deep-dives, and technical objection handling.
  • General knowledge of big data, database, batch/stream processing, and cloud technologies.
  • Understanding of machine learning concepts, examples and benefits.
  • Highly communicative and team oriented.
  • Strong work ethic, goal-oriented, attention to detail and proven record of delivery.

Preferred:

  • Experience with Federal government, especially DoD.
  • TS/SCI Clearance (preferably DoD).
  • Willing and able to obtain security clearance.
  • Familiarity of CLI tools, specifically: awk, sed, grep, find, tail, head, curl.
  • Familiarity with version control tools, specifically: Git.
  • Technical competency in Data Science, i.e. has experience in learning machine learning algorithms.
  • Experience in working in an AGILE engineering organization.
  • Understanding of the competitive landscape in enterprise big data and machine learning platforms.
  • Competency in public speaking & customer interaction.

C3 provides a competitive compensation package and excellent benefits including:

  • Competitive salary, generous stock options, 401K, medical, dental, and vision benefits. At the office, we offer a fully stocked kitchen with catered breakfast and lunch, table tennis and pool table, free membership at our on-site gym, Friday evening social hours with food, drink and music and a fun team of great people.

C3 is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected characteristics, including disabled and veteran status.

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