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Machine Learning Engineer

Columbia, Maryland
Job Type
14 Jul 2022
Machine Learning Engineer

Location Columbia, MD

Job Code 1851

# of Openings 1

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DCCA is a veteran-owned IT business specializing in providing innovative solutions to a variety of government agencies and commercial enterprises since 1982. DCCA is proud to offer career growth opportunities and a competitive compensation and benefits package. Visit our website at:

Machine Learning Engineer

Key Tasks:
  • Support execution of machine learning projects by collecting data, performing model training, evaluating performance, analyzing results, and developing code
  • Develop algorithms and conduct analysis using state-of-the-art machine learning/artificial intelligence tools
  • Provide technical leadership in problem formulation and use case derivation, clearly articulate tasks to accomplish goals, develop high-quality artifacts that can be reused on different projects

    Required Skills:

    Proven experience:
  • 7+ years in one or more technical disciplines (e.g. architecture, process re-engineering, development, verification)
  • 3+ years in languages such as Java, C++, Python, and R.
  • Demonstrated use of statistics, machine and deep learning concepts, approaches, and key algorithms
  • Strong troubleshooting, debugging, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to quickly explore, evaluate and learn new technologies
  • Experience in developing, testing, debugging, and deploying complex algorithms in a variety of environments. Proficient in programming and debugging in at least one language (Python, R, Java, C/C++)
  • Exceptionally strong communication skills, verbal and written. Includes the ability to effectively communicate complex information to audiences with varying technical and system backgrounds and at multiple organizational levels

    Desired Skills :

    Proven experience with:
  • Deep learning tools: Tensorflow, Keras, Theano, PyTorch, Scikit-learn, Nvidia DIGITS

    Required Education / Certifications:
  • Computer Science degree or Bachelor's Degree in a related major

    Desired (pluses):
  • Master's in Information Systems or Computer Science
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Ability to mentor team members
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

DCCA is committed to the safety of our workforce and customers, adhering to COVID-19 safety protocols. DCCA requires that all current employees are to provide proof of vaccination status as a condition of employment, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. All newly hired employees will be required to be fully vaccinated by their employment start date. In the event an exemption has been granted, the employee must comply with all COVID-19 safety protocols mandated by DCCA, our customers and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force, including but not limited to frequent COVID testing/attestation and mask wearing.

DCCA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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  • Job Reference: 658156980-2
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2022
  • Recruiter: DCCA
  • Location: Columbia, Maryland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent