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ML - Senior Software Engineer - NLP, Python, Elastic

Annapolis Junction, MD
Erias Ventures was founded to serve its customers with an entrepreneurship mindset. We value creative problem solvingopen communication, and empowering our employees to make decisions and put forth new ideas.

We are seeking engineers who wish to grow their careers and want to become part of a strong, entrepreneurial-minded, and technical company focused on bringing innovative solutions to the difficult mission problems facing our customers.

Candidate shall research, implement and seek to improve upon current state-of-the-art methods in multi-lingual information retrieval.  Includes set-up and management of AWS ec2 environments, management of jobs within a SLURM grid environment and the design, development, testing and deployment of software applications to utilize such methods produced.

This position offers telework.

A current Top-Secret/SCI with FS polygraph security clearance is required. Candidates cannot be sponsored or nominated for a government security clearance under this position.
  • A Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a VISTA-relevant field OR an additional three (3) years of related experience can be substituted for a degree.
  • A minimum of twenty (20) years general software development experience.
  • Within the last twenty (20) years, a minimum of ten (10) years combined experience with a minimum of three (3) programming languages.
  •  Minimum of eight (8) years combined experience working within a minimum of two (2) operating systems.
  • Within the last five (5) years, a minimum of three (3) years in-depth knowledge of a VISTA-related domain.
  • Demonstrated experience leading multiple software development teams and ensuring that all work is completed within the constraints of the software development process being used on the project.
Required technical skills include experience with:
  • Within the last seven (7) years, a minimum of two (2) years of experience developing software and systems using Python
  • Experience with NLP/Text Processing Algorithms
  • Experience developing in a Linux environment
  • Must be able to work alone or in a group
Desired technical skills include experience with:
  • Demonstrated experience working in sprint cycles
  • Experience with Elastic Search
  • Demonstrated experience with Machine Learning
  • Experience with Machine Translation or Computer Assisted Translation
  • Experience with Multi-lingual embeddings
  • Experience with Information Retrieval
  • Experience with microservice architectures (e.g., Docker, message passing systems, etc.)
  • Experience with REST API development
  • ​User Interface experience
Erias Ventures provides employees with a complete benefits package that includes:
  • Above Market Hourly Pay that includes Paid Time Off and Flexible Work Schedules
  • 10% Roth or Traditional 401k with Immediate Vesting and Deposit
  • Company subsidized Medical Coverage
  • 100% Company Paid Vision and Dental Coverage
  • 100% Company Paid Long Term DisabilityShort Term Disability, and Group Life Insurance
  • Monthly Internet and Telephone Reimbursement
  • Company Paid Professional Development and Training
  • Technology and Office Allowance for Equipment and Productivity Supplies
  • Amazon Prime Membership
  • Quarterly Bonuses for Assisting with Business Development and Company Growth
  • Gift Cards and Gifts for Birthday and Work Anniversary
  • Morale Building and Company Events to Celebrate our Successes and Build our Community
  • Quarterly Employee Referral Bonuses
At Erias Ventures, we are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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