Machine Learning Developer

Location: Washington, DC/Virgina Beach, DC
ERPi is currently seeking a full-time Machine Learning Developer to provide onsite support at our Washington, DC and Virginia Beach site.

The Role:
Within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) is looking to modernize its operating model and capabilities for claims processing, including increased use of automation and development of self-service technological capabilities.  Staff responsibilities would include:
 
  • Help provide guidance on machine learning capabilities to staff and clients.
  • Gather business requirements from line and project staff and develop process workflows.
  • Design robust and reliable machine learning solutions that contribute to solutions to complex analytics challenges.
  • Undertake robust testing of machine learning solutions and ensure robust machine learning systems are deployed.
  • Demonstrate machine learning “mock ups” and solutions to internal staff and clients.
  • Contribute to the growth of machine learning capability within the program and with the client.
  • Collaborate amongst various functional teams, business leads, analysts and architects to streamline cross-company business processes.
  • Help develop solutions to proposed ideas for new projects.
 
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Two years professional development experience in machine learning tools/technologies/languages (Python, R, Tensorflow, natural language processing (NLP), neural networks, etc.)
  • Two years of software development experience and solid understanding of programming concepts
  • Bachelor's Degree
 
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Two years of software development experience and solid understanding of programming concepts in a federal or large enterprise setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in application development, complex code development, application testing and component design.
  • Understanding of testing environment infrastructure.
  • Training in linear algebra and statistics.
  • Strong capability in error-handling optimization and software risk management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field, or Master’s degree.
  • Project management experience including the full lifecycle of analysis to deployed and support.
  • Knowledge of .Net framework and related languages (Visual Basic, C#, etc.)
  • Knowledge of agile programming philosophy and methods.
 
Clearance: Public Trust
 
ABOUT ERPi:
ERPi, a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SVDOSB) specializing in management consulting for the federal government (www.erpi.net).  ERPi is undergoing a period of significant growth and offers talented candidates a chance to perform project management, strategic planning, process improvement, quality management, data analysis, and human capital planning on some of the Federal government’s largest and most complex business challenges. Our work environment is highly entrepreneurial and is staffed with some of the brightest and most capable technical and management consultants in the industry.   ERPi’s compensation and benefits plan are designed to attract and retain the industry’s most capable professionals and executives. We offer tuition reimbursement for selected graduate schools, 401(k) profit sharing, awards to recognize exceptional performance immediately, customized health plans, and charitable donation matching, in addition to competitive base salaries.
 
EEO Statement:
It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of ERPi not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, parental status, marital status, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, or any other protected category with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment.
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