Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Engineer

at Leidos
Published December 31, 2022
Location Patrick, United States of America
Category Machine Learning  
Job Type Full-time  



Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Engineer with an active DoD Top Secret clearance to join the Air Force Technical Application Center  US National Data Center  team.

The candidate requires an active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility; all work is onsite at Patrick AFB, FL.

Our new employee will collaborate with government and contractor software and geophysical teams to integrate and evaluate AI/ML algorithms into the mission system software baseline.

Primary Responsibilities

The candidate will primarily integrate mature AI/ML algorithms into legacy nuclear monitoring software using the Anything as a Service (XaaS) model. The candidate will also build AI/ML datasets, train and tune algorithms, and evaluate algorithms’ performance in real-time geophysical data processing systems.

Basic Qualifications

· Active Top Secret clearance and the ability to obtain an SCI

· BS in CS, Machine Learning, Data Science, Mathematics/Statistics, Physics, or related field and 4+ years of experience

· Experience building datasets and evaluating performance for AI/ML models

· Familiarity with designing, developing, training, validating, and/or tuning AI/ML models

· Experience with C/C++, Python and shell programming in a Linux/Unix environment

· Experience with relational databases (e.g., Oracle/SQL)

· Experience with MatLab, R, or other scientific evaluation tools

· Strong analytical and problem solving approach

Preferred Qualifications

· Knowledge of digital signal processing, time-series analysis, Fourier and spectral analysis, seismic event building, and/or data labeling/classification

· Experience with seismic data processing

· Familiarity with AI/ML methods, particularly deep learning/neural networks, classification, and ensemble methods

· Familiarity with Flask, Docker, Kubernetes, and/or Ansible

· Experience with versioning control software (e.g., Git, ClearCase, or Subversion)

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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