Machine Learning Analyst
Company: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laborator
Posted on: January 17, 2020
Are you a driven individual looking to solve a wide variety of
complex problems in a rapidly growing and evolving machine learning
Do you have a strong desire to collaborate and work within a team
of highly-skilled researchers?
If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at
We are seeking a highly motivated researcher who will contribute to
all phases of machine learning algorithm development process. You
will be joining a team of engineers and scientist who are at the
forefront of APL's mission to provide innovative solutions to
critical challenges in the area of missile defense.
As a Machine Learning Analyst...
-- You will research, implement and analyze prototype algorithms
for various machine learning tasks; quantify and document the
performance capabilities and limitations of algorithms for specific
tasks, as well as provide metrics of robustness and confidence in
-- You will interact with various data types, formats, and
structures in a clear and appropriate manner for algorithm training
and testing; perform any data cleaning, normalization, or
manipulation as needed.
-- You will create effective visualizations and comprehensive
documentation to explain complex topics to a variety of
You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...
-- Possess a Bachelor's degree in Math, Computer Science,
Electrical Engineering or a related field
-- Have 2 years of experience in the machine learning and data
-- Are fluent in Python and MATLAB with ability to translate
mathematical concepts into well-documented and efficient code
-- Have experience in typical Machine Learning and Data Science
packages like Pandas, Tensorflow, sklearn, and matplotlib
-- Can effectively communicate ideas and results
-- Have demonstrated experience in working with version control
software like Git
-- Have the ability to obtain a Secret clearance. Applicant
selected will be subject to a government security clearance
investigation and must meet the requirements for access to
classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S.
You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you...
-- Have a Master's degree in Engineering, Math, Computer Science,
or a related field
-- Have 4 years of experience in designing and implementing ML
algorithms for a variety of datasets
-- Are competent in a wide variety of programming languages,
including MATLAB, C , Python, and Java, on both Linux and Windows
platforms. Familiarity with advanced language features such as
object-oriented programming, templates, lambdas, and stream-style
-- Have experience using high-performance computing structures like
GPU's and CPU clusters
-- Have the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance
Why work at APL?
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)
brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense,
security, space and science challenges. With a wide selection of
challenging, impactful work and a robust education assistance
program, APL promotes a culture of life-long learning. Our
employees enjoy generous benefits and healthy work/life balance.
APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area.
Learn more about our career opportunities at
APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity,
sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, veteran
status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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