Machine Learning Engineer, Models


Seattle, WA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Post Date: 01/22/2021
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  • Company Address: , Washington, D.C

About Rebellion

Rebellion builds products using artificial intelligence and machine learning that serve the mission of national defense.

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer on our AI/ML team. At Rebellion, we use science and math to empower and support our war fighters. The AI/ML team is a close-knit team of multi-disciplinary software engineers and researchers responsible for applying models that detect signals in the vast amounts of noisy data that the Department of Defense consumes. The team works on projects that involve things like CV entity detection, NLP, network analysis, generative models, synthetic data, and simulation, across novel sensor types all domain operations.

In this role, you will work closely with product teams to enhance the services we provide with models you build. You will also work with other ML engineers to close the gap among products by identifying opportunities for shared models or services. The goal is to provide timely intelligence during strategic Department of Defense missions and their adoption and success will ensure the safety of both civilians and service members.

What you’ll do:

  • Work in partnership with product teams to identify problem areas where AI/ML is the solution
  • Build models in one or two focus areas or across multiple domains
  • Build and own the full-stack for the solution provided
  • Partner with the ML Data and Tools team
  • Partner and build shared solutions with other AI/ML team members for cross cutting capabilities 

You may be a good fit if you…

  • Demonstrated three or more years of industry experience deploying Tensorflow, PyTorch, MXNet, and/or Keras models to a production environment for inference and/or automated model retraining, 
  • Offer depth of knowledge leveraging Kubeflow, Apache NiFi, Apache Airflow, AWS Step Functions, directed acyclic graphs (DAG), or other algorithmic pipeline orchestration architectures,
  • Have some experience with CI/CD best practices and using an agile framework for software deployment, 
  • Are self-directed, detail-oriented, and enjoy figuring out the most important problem to work on,
  • Demonstrate strong experience in Python or GoLang,
  • Own problems end-to-end, and are willing to pick up whatever knowledge you're missing to get the job done,
  • Prioritize getting the system working, but know when it is right to take on technical debt, and
  • Have an advanced degree in a quantitative field (e.g. computer science, statistics/data science, physics, or math)
Rebellion is a well-capitalized technology start-up firm that is passionate about defining and delivering modern, life-changing software products to the US Department of Defense (DoD), the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), and their allies. At Rebellion we believe in operating what we own, we deliver all of our products as managed services, this allows our product teams to maintain operational ownership across all deployments. Expect talented, motivated, intense, and interesting co-workers. 
Compensation includes meaningful equity ownership, competitive salaries, full medical coverage, disability and life insurance, and transit reimbursement.
An Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.
Rebellion Defense is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  Rebellion Defense does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with federal, state, and local law.

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