Machine Learning Engineer

Prescient Edge New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Prescient Edge is seeking a Machine Learning Engineer for our RD&E team. As a Machine Learning Engineer, you will contribute to the development of innovative breakthroughs in machine learning, generating insights from private data silos faster than ever before while preserving the privacy of the underlying data. The technology is developed by a team of covert intelligence operatives as well as government and financial services executives - all working together to build a platform that is ready to cope with the agility, efficiency, and relentless push required to plow through the regulatory and compliance that these organizations require.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Expertise in Machine Learning, Computer Vision, and scalable statistical techniques (e.g., unsupervised machine learning, logistic regressions, random forest, SVMs).

  • Expertise in utilizing scalable data insight platforms and tools. Representative examples would include programming skills (e.g., Python, TensorFlow, PyTorch) and cloud platforms (e.g., GCP, AWS, etc).

  • Exposure to machine-learning model lifecycle, including training, evaluation, and serving.

  • An interest in deploying machine-learning models as scalable services.

  • An interest in "tool-making" (i.e., building features for developers that empower them and increase productivity).

  • Curiosity about attacker incentives and how malicious behavior can be identified in data.

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build meaningful customer relationships.

  • A strong willingness to contribute within a team environment, support highly cross-functional efforts, and step in and lead a technical project.

  • Enthusiasm for innovating in fast-growing privacy and artificial intelligence space.

  • A natural inclination to work in a fast-paced startup culture and a readiness to take up multiple responsibilities.


At Prescient Edge, we believe that acting with integrity and serving our employees is the key to everyone's success. To that end, we provide employees with a best in class benefits package that includes:

  • A competitive salary with performance bonus opportunities

  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits, including medical, vision, dental, and orthodontia coverage

  • A substantial retirement plan with no vesting schedule

  • Career development opportunities, including on-the-job training, tuition reimbursement, and networking

  • A positive work environment where employees are respected, supported, and engaged

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Active Secret security clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of work or educational experience in Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence

  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience, including software development

  • Experience with one or more general-purpose programming languages, including but not limited to: Python, Java, C++

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree or PhD in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or a related technical field

  • Experience with one or more of the following: Federated Learning, Computer Vision, Recommendation Systems and Personalization, Search and Discovery Systems, Natural Language Processing

Prescient Edge is a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) founded as a counterintelligence (CI)/ Human Intelligence (HUMINT) company in 2008. It is a global operations and solutions integrator delivering full-spectrum intelligence analysis support, training, security, and technology R&D support solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD) and Throughout the Intelligence Community (IC).

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