Software Engineer II- Machine Learning

Alexandria, VA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert Clearance required
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Introduction to Shield AIShield AI’s mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. Shield AI is a fast growing, venture-backed defense-technology company built around a team of proven executives, distinguished warfighters, and world-class AI engineers. Since 2018, Shield AI’s products and people have supported operations around the world with the US Department of Defense and our allies. Most recently, we acquired Heron Systems and Martin UAV as wholly owned subsidiaries of Shield AI. Join our team and shape the future of artificially intelligent systems. 

Job Description This position is perfect for an individual who loves technology, wants to develop software for multiple projects, and write code with a motivated, diverse team. Heron Systems, a Shield AI company, is pushing the envelope by applying advanced AI solutions to real hardware systems. An ideal candidate should aspire to be a part of this industry-changing team developing and deploying advanced technology that can truly make an impact. 

Required qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, similar degree, or equivalent practical experience 
  • 2+ years of experience in software development 
  • Experience working projects with 10+ contributors 
  • Strong ability to debug, optimize, refactor, and write tests 
  • Offers Fast, efficient, effective problem solving approaches 
  • Exceptional collaborator and communicator 
  • Comfortability within Unix environments 
  • Hard-working, trustworthy teammate 
  • Exhibits holding themselves and others to high standards 
  • Being kind to others 
  • Ability to obtain a SECRET clearance 

Preferred qualifications:

  • -Experience with machine learning development and architectures -(specifically reinforcement learning) 
  • -Experience with GPU programming 
  • -Experience with autonomous systems 
  • -Experience with containerization 
  • -Experience with test-driven development (TDD) and other agile principles 
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!  Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.  To conform to U.S. Government regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. 

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