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Machine Learning Engineer (Senior, Principal)

SRC, Inc. is seeking a Senior Principal Machine Intelligence and Autonomy engineer to work in the machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) domains for our Syracuse, NY or Rome, NY office. The rapid advancement of deep learning continues to enable new and innovative applications, solutions, and capabilities for our products, including ground and airborne radar systems, electronic warfare (EW) systems, optical sensors, and more. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to design, develop, and field solutions using deep learning and other machine learning models on state-of-the-art hardware to solve a variety of challenges of national significance.      
What You’ll Do     
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing solutions to complex research problems where little or no precedent exists, innovation is required, and which may extend the boundaries of existing knowledge. May create new technologies and extend them into new applications. May lead the development of intellectual property and support IP matters. May hold trade secrets or patents.     
Additional responsibilities include:     
  • Applying machine learning models, tools, and techniques to imagery, video, signals, and other data products
  • Leading teams in the development of machine learning solutions for our customers
  • Performing data collections and running simulations to create, curate, and label machine learning data sets
  • Developing and delivering visualizations, demonstrations, and presentations for customers
  • Travel to technical conferences and various test sites
  • Remain current on state-of-the-art ML techniques and technologies
  • Purse new business opportunities by contributing on formal proposals, BAA’s, RFI’s etc…
What You’ll Bring     
The engineer is expected to work independently to achieve objectives in accordance with the organization’s strategic goals. Advise top management on research trends and their probable effects on the organization. Determines methods and procedures on new/innovative assignments. Provide discipline area guidance and mentoring to less experienced engineers. May lead project team(s) as required. May lead discipline community to drive the adoption of business objectives, technology trends and customer needs into products.     
Additional requirements include:     
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline (e. g. software engineering), computer science, mathematics, computational mathematics, physics, or a similar field with 15+ years related experience
  • Master’s degree in an engineering discipline (e. g. software engineering), computer science, mathematics, computational mathematics, physics, or a similar field with 10+ years related experience
  • Ph.D. in an engineering discipline (e. g. software engineering), computer science, mathematics, computational mathematics, physics, or a similar field with 10+ years related experience
  • Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Experience applying ML/AI to Department of Defense (DoD) and/or Intelligence Community (IC) problem domains, including radar, optical or infrared imagery, and electronic warfare systems
  • Coursework in computer vision, machine learning, or neural networks
  • Experience with digital signal processing algorithms, techniques, and related technologies
  • Technical proficiency in MATLAB, Python, and common deep learning frameworks (e.g., Tensorflow, PyTorch)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Ways to Stand Out – Preferred Requirements     
  • Experience designing and developing ML/AI solutions for deployment on embedded platforms
  • Familiar with signal processing algorithms, techniques, and related technologies
  • Defense industry experience
  • Technical proficiency in C++ and edge deployment
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
What Sets Us Apart?
SRC, Inc., a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity to solve “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment and intelligence. Across our family of companies, we apply bright minds, fresh thinking and relentless determination to deliver innovative products and services that are redefining possible®. When you join our team, you’ll be a part of something truly meaningful — helping to keep America and its allies safe and strong. You’ll collaborate with more than 1,400 engineers, scientists and professionals — with 20 percent of those employees having served in the military — in a highly innovative, inclusive and equitable work environment. You’ll receive a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes four or more weeks of paid time off to start, 10 percent employer contribution toward retirement, and 100 percent tuition support.     
Total compensation for this role is market competitive. The anticipated salary range for this position based out of Syracuse, NY is estimated at $165,000 to $207,000 annually. The actual salary will vary based on applicant’s experience, skills, and abilities, geographic location as well as other business and organizational needs. SRC offers competitive benefit options, for more details please visit our website     

Equal Opportunity

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  • Location Syracuse, New York
  • Employment Type Full-Time Salaried
  • Experience Required 15+ Years
  • Education Required Bachelors Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement Must meet eligibility requirements
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