Machine Learning Engineer

Job description

Actalent Engineering has a client in Aurora, CO, who helps create a safer nation driven by innovation, mission performance, and advanced engineering and is hiring a Machine Learning Engineer to join their team.

As an Machine Learning Engineer, your responsibilities include:

  • Working as part of a small team consisting of developers and researchers to implement machine learning algorithms to solve a broad set of challenges for our various customers
  • Analyzing large multi-domain datasets such as images, text, and/or graph data to identify statistically relevant features to build models that provide analysts with actionable data
  • Using cloud services to train and deploy ML models
  • Reviewing relevant publications to understand and apply cutting edge concepts to defense and commercial applications
  • Writing technical documentation supporting code, program capabilities, and user-guides


  • Must hold an active TS/SCI clearance with SSBI
  • Effective communicator with the ability to write and present technical reports
  • Experience with Python and any of the following Python data science / machine learning libraries: Pandas, scikit-learn, TensorFlow, Keras, Pytorch
  • Experience with one or more of the following:
    • Applying unsupervised and/or supervised machine learning techniques
    • Applying and/or developing algorithms based in statistical analysis
    • Analyzing large datasets and building models to perform inference
  • 2-5 years of experience developing AI/ML applications, data science, and/or algorithm development

Desired skills (bonus points!)- Nice to Haves!

  • MS or PhD in machine learning, computer science, mathematics, or relevant fields
  • Experience with any of the following AI/ML domains:
    • Large Language Models and experience identifying ways to incorporate them into new areas and applications
    • Object detection algorithms such as YOLO and Faster-RCNN
    • Natural Language Processing algorithms such as Transformers and RNNs
    • Applying Transformer-based architectures to domains in other areas outside of NLP such as computer vision
    • Generative Adversarial Networks and Variational Autoencoders
    • Reinforcement learning and familiarity with OpenAI Gym, RLlib, and Stable Baselines
    • Applying clustering algorithms and/or deep neural networks to real life problems
    • Implementing tracking & fusion and pattern-of-life algorithms
  • Experience with Machine Learning libraries and frameworks such as Hugging Face and LangChain
  • Experience with Linux
  • Familiarity with using AWS cloud computing resources such as EC2, S3, Lambda, etc.
  • Experience with any of the following additional languages: C++, Java, and/or C#
  • Experience implementing algorithms on the GPU in Python or C++ using CUDA and other CUDA libraries
  • Experience in application deployment, virtualization, and containerization
  • Experience working with various Remote Sensing datasets (e.g. EO/OPIR/SAR images, passive RF, etc.)

Why Actalent

Actalent provides a 1-on-1 experience with a career advisor. Our advisors provide multiple career advancement opportunities specific to your goals, skills, and interests personally, professionally, and financially. Throughout your career with Actalent, you will receive performance feedback once a month to provide transparency and clarity in your career!


  • Vision, Dental, Health, 401k plan
  • PTO and Holiday pay
  • Employee Discounts
  • 3,000+ FREE Udemy courses
  • Paid weekly

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent
  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection
  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes
  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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