Senior Machine Learning Scientist

Company: Battelle Uk Limited
Location: Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 12.AUG.2021


Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and ...


Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients-whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.We are currently seeking a Senior Machine Learning Scientist. This position located in Egg Harbor Township, NJ.JOB SUMMARYBattelle's Aviation Security Division provides research development test and evaluation services to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Transportation Security Laboratory (TSL). The qualified candidate for this position will lead TSL Developmental Test & Evaluation (DT) projects, Internal Research and Development (IRaD) projects, and other company divisions with machine learning and artificial intelligence expertise.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES Provides technical leadership and guidance to other team members for research and development of tools and techniques used to train and test machine learning algorithms Leads other team members in the design, build, modification, and implementation of software applications that apply machine learning methods. Uses machine learning techniques to perform data analysis. Guides technical staff to perform data preparation and labelling, training and evaluation of machine learning algorithms. Develops software tools to automate workflow and tasks such as data preparation and labelling. Follows user requirements and documentation to code, modify and debug programs for assigned projects or functional areas Applies standard practices to analyze programs and formulate logic, prepare flowcharting, perform coding, and test/debug programs Prepares and obtains approval of system and programming documentation Reviews system requirements and processes Support system testing as needed THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED Successful completion of study from an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, data science, math, physics or related analytical field from an accredited college or university Must have related experience: 12 or more years with a BS/BA, 6 or more years with an MS/MA, or a PhD with laboratory experience. Candidates should have experience in solving problems in computer vision related to object detection, anomaly detection, etc. Background in python and the data science stack (numpy, scikit-learn, etc), and deep learning frameworks such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, etc. Candidate should have strong oral and written communication skills. Candidate should be highly motivated and self-starter with a strong desire to learn. Sole US Citizenship with eligibility and willingness to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance and to obtain both TSA and DHS Suitability. THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED Background in millimeter wave (MMW), X-ray or spectroscopic imaging methods. Familiarity with deep learning explainability and interpretability methods Familiarity with data synthesis using deep learning methods Image analysis using ImageJ and OpenCV Experience in any of the following: Docker, Git Experience in user interface design and implementation Prior laboratory testing experience Prior experience working for TSA or DHS DoD Secret security clearance LEGAL DISCLAIMERThe above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.BENEFITS Battelle's competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law.Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle. For more information about our other openings, please visit

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