NLP Engineer

Posted 1 month ago
$140,000 - $160,000
BlackSky, a geospatial intelligence solutions provider based out of Herndon, VA, is looking for an NLP Engineer to join their growing team! Providing an easy, affordable way to access high-quality satellite imaging and insights, they enable various organizations from different fields to task, collect, and transform data from earth observation, global sensor networks, mobile devices, and social media. In this role, you will be supporting the development, operation, and capability evolution of Spectra AI, BlackSky’s cutting edge AI/ML Platform. You will use Natural Language Processing and related statistical methods to solve customer specific problems and adapt state of the art NLP research into production models. The ideal candidate has AI model development, operations, and test experience; familiarity with national security use cases; and success working in an agile development environment. Additionally, the ideal candidate has demonstrated the ability to manage their own efforts over a broad scope of work as an independent contributor.
Clearance Requirement: The successful candidate must hold an Active TS/SCI security clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.
Location: This role is remote.

Does This Describe You?

    • You have at least 5+ years of hands-on experience as a machine learning engineer or data scientist with at least 2 years focused on Natural Language Processing
    • You have familiarity with open source python NLP and machine learning libraries such as NumPy, SpaCy, scikit-learn, Pandas, Keras, and Tensorflow.
    • You have a working knowledge of a wide range of machine learning concepts including statistics, Bayesian probability, supervised and unsupervised learning, descriptive data analysis, and deep learning
    • Bonus points if you have exposure to Probabilistic Programming, including open source libraries such as PyMC3, PyMC4, Edward, Stan, and/or TensorFlow Probability
If you are interested in learning more about this company or any Startups/Small Businesses in the area, please contact us and check us out here!!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status