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CACI International Geospatial Data Scientist (AI/ML) in Denver, Colorado

Geospatial Data Scientist (AI/ML)

Job Category: Science

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

The Foundation GEOINT Division of CACI, develops geospatial data products and advanced systems for the US Government, is seeking a highly talented Data Scientist to join our AI Research Team in our Denver, CO location supporting our Foundation GEOINT Division

Why you should join our mission:

The Janus Geography Team performs many geospatial tasks to create high quality map products for the US Government. We use cutting edge research in modalities such as computer vision, natural language processing and more to improve efficiencies and quality of the map products. Funded from both internal and government sources, there is a large variety of projects, each employing different AI techniques, that you can enjoy working on.

What You’ll Get to Do

You will be a member of a team of passionate and collaborative researchers excited about developing novel capabilities that solve real problems the US government needs our help with. Our team also submits many patents, and you will have opportunities to acquire patents with your ideas. You will participate in all aspects the data science process contributing ideas, performing data analysis, model design, implementing experiments (training & validation), as well as providing demonstrations of completed capabilities. You’ll also be a part of our team of over 20 data scientists that mentor each other and junior data scientists.

How you’ll do it / Minimum requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a US Security clearance

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university, preferably in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or related Engineering discipline

  • At least three (3) years of professional and related experience

  • Knowledge and practical experience using a variety of machine learning techniques, for example: linear regression, logistic regression, neural networks, support vector machines, anomaly detection, natural language processing, clustering and classification algorithms

  • Experience with Python and modern deep learning frameworks, such as Keras, TensorFlow, pyTorch, caffe

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter that can work with minimum supervision and has good team interaction skills

  • Able to complete the projects they are given independently

  • The ability to master the art of putting mathematical models into production

  • Pride in building well-architected products and in preparing data correctly

  • Avoidance of logical flaws in the model, doubts systems that perform too well

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have

  • Basic understanding and practical experience with digital signal processing techniques

  • Experience working within research and development (R&D) environments

  • Experience working within Agile development teams leveraging DevOps methodology

  • Experience working within cross-functional teams following a SCRUM/Sprint-based project execution

  • Experience delivering software systems for DoD customers

  • Experience with Esri suite of tools and geodatabases

  • Knowledge of ArcMap and ArcCatalog (version 10.8 is preferred)

  • Familiarity with ArcToolbox

  • ArcPro proficiency

  • Knowledge of Esri Maritime charting tools is a plus

  • Topographic mapping / charting experience

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $59,900-$119,800. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and, life insurance, retirement and savings.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.