Machine Learning Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
St. Louis, Missouri
Springfield, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Deep Learning

Red Hat OpenShift


REQ#: RQ173830
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Machine Learning Engineer at GDIT. Here, you'll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you'll make the end user's experience your priority and we'll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Machine Learning Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on TS/SCI cleared Machine Learning Engineer joining our team to support our intelligence customer in Springfield, VA or St. Louis, MO.


Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation's safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

  • Rapidly prototype containerized multimodal deep learning solutions and associated data pipelines to enable GeoAI capabilities for improving analytic workflows and addressing key intelligence questions. You will be at the cutting edge of implementing State-of-the-Art (SOTA) Computer Vision (CV) and Vision Language Models (VLM) for conducting image retrieval, segmentation tasks, AI-assisted labeling, object detection, and visual question answering using geospatial datasets such as satellite and aerial imagery, full-motion video (FMV), ground photos, and OpenStreetMap.


· Education: Bachelor or Master' Degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, or equivalent experience in lieu of degree.

· Experience: 5+ years

Technical skills:

· Demonstrated experience applying transfer learning and knowledge distillation methodologies to fine-tune pre-trained foundation and computer vision models to quickly perform segmentation and object detection tasks with limited training data using satellite imagery.

· Demonstrated professional or academic experience building secure containerized Python applications to include hardening, scanning, automating builds using CI/CD pipelines.

· Demonstrated professional or academic experience using Python to queryy and retrieve imagery from S3 compliant API's perform common image preprocessing such as chipping, augment, or conversion using common libraries like Boto3 and NumPy.

· Demonstrated professional or academic experience with deep learning frameworks such as PyTorch or Tensorflow to optimize convolutional neural networks (CNN) such as ResNet or U-Net for object detection or segmentation tasks using satellite imagery.

· Demonstrated professional or academic experience with version control systems such as Gitlab.

· Demonstrated experience leveraging CUDA for GPU accelerated computing.

Skills and abilities desired:

· Demonstrated professional or academic experience with the HuggingFace Transformers library and hub.

· Demonstrated experience with OpenShift and container orchestration within Kubernetes using Helm, Kubectl, Kustomize, or Operators.

· Demonstrated experience with Vision Transformers (ViT) such as DINO or DeiT.

· Demonstrated academic or professional experience communicating methodological choices and model results.

· Demonstrated experience with verification and validation test benches.

· Demonstrated experience with Explainable AI (XAI) techniques.

· Demonstrated experience with Open Neural Net Exchange (ONNX).

Location: On Company Site

US Citizenship Required

● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $97,258 - $131,584. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.