Machine Learning Engineer

| Greater LA Area
Epirus is building a next-generation electromagnetic pulse weapon capable of defeating swarms of drones that pose threats to human safety. We’re hiring an experienced machine learning engineer to help us harvest novel insights in our research and embed intelligent technology into our product.
In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to help us build:
- Learning models for magnifying the impact of scientific research
- Optimization models for intelligent operation and management of robust electrical systems
- Computer Vision systems for situational awareness of dynamic real-world venues
- Pattern-recognition systems for comprehending data from a variety of physical sensors

Required Qulaifications

  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, or other related field
  • Fundamental knowledge of machine learning practice and theory, including model selection, development, optimization, and deployment
  • Comfortable writing robust code in Python and using Python ecosystem mathematical packages (numpy, pandas, matplotlib, scipy, etc.)
  • Experience with one or more ML model development frameworks (Tensorflow, Keras, scikit-learn, PyTorch, Caffe, Apache Spark)
  • Basic knowledge of computer science concepts (algorithms, data structures, object-oriented programming, etc.)
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident (future security clearance may be required)

Desired Qualifications

  • MS or PhD with focus on machine learning, statistics, or computer science
  • 2+ years professional experience as a Machine Learning Engineer, Data Scientist, or Researcher
  • Prior experience successfully applying statistical learning methods to optimize business outcomes, discover novel insights, or improve a product
  • Practical development of deep learning models using neural networks
  • Strong knowledge of physics or other scientific domains
  • Experience with computer vision and related techniques (object recognition, motion estimation, etc.)

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What are Epirus Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Monday through Friday.
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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