Associate Machine Learning Research Engineer

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University of Dayton Research Institute
Dayton, OH, United States

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Associate Machine Learning Research Engineer


Dayton, OH 

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UDRI is looking for an Associate Machine Learning Research Engineer to join the SPIRE group. You will contribute to a growing team responsible for cutting-edge technology and enhancing artificial intelligence, autonomy and data exploitation capabilities and effectiveness.

An ideal candidate for this role will be excited at the prospect of implementing state of the art machine learning techniques, specifically in the area of reinforcement learning to reveal new insights and research new applications. Past experience with these topics, either academic or professional, is beneficial. However, as this is an entry level position in a relatively new and fast growing field, emphasis is placed on enthusiastic, self-starting individuals that are passionate about learning and growing in this technical domain.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Bachelor's degree
2. Due to the nature of this position, US. Citizenship is required
3. Successful experience (academic or professional) programming in Python
4. Knowledge of data structures
5. Enthusiastic, motived, self-starting individual with a willingness to learn new skills

Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

1. Master's degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field
2. Demonstrated, effective interpersonal skills
3. Familiarity or experience (academic or professional) with:
-- 3.1. Software and/or algorithm development in Python
-- 3.2. Artificial intelligence and/or autonomous systems
-- 3.3. Machine/deep learning techniques
-- 3.4. Reinforcement learning techniques
-- 3.5. Source code version control systems such as Git, Subversion, or similar
-- 3.6. Working in Linux environments

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.