Machine Learning Engineer - Portland or Remote

Posted Date 1 month ago(8/26/2022 11:06 AM)
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NV5 Geospatial is the largest full-service geospatial solutions provider in North America. We deliver actionable intelligence and geospatial analytics to those who want to map, model, and change the world. Our Innovations and Development Team is looking for a Software Engineer with experience training, updating, and applying deep learning models to real world applications. The Engineer will have access to both our SME’s in a variety of disciplines and a wealth of geospatial data to help guide and inform our image recognition strategy. 


The Machine Learning Engineer is expected to:

  • Develop, validate, and deploy models and front-end software for machine learning applications primarily rooted in deep learning techniques
  • Work cross-functionally with SME’s and Product Managers to deliver actionable results for a diversity of geospatial use cases
  • Develop, deploy, and maintain documentation for deep learning pipelines to be utilized by non-developers
  • Apply deep learning approaches to imagery and 3-D data sources collected form a variety of platforms (from terrestrial to sub-orbital), varying image resolutions and point cloud densities, and differing radiometric modalities (RGB, thermal, hyperspectral, lidar, etc.)
  • Maintain the infrastructure of internal and external facing machine learning platforms
  • Aid in the development of business cases for new products and improvements to existing products


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a professional setting applying deep learning methodologies
  • Advanced python skillset with proven industry applications
  • Fluency in Python machine learning packages (sklearn, pytorch, TensorFlow, etc.)
  • Experience developing and updating models related to image classification, object detection, and instance/semantic segmentation
  • A solid understanding of deep learning, algorithms, and neural network computational models
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without direct managerial oversight
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Subject matter experience in remote sensing, GIS, computer science, UI/UX design, and/or electric utility infrastructure & reliability.
  • Productivity & Work Management Tools: - Gitlab, JIRA, Confluence & Slack
  • Experience in cloud-based eco-systems (AWS, Azure, etc.) for model deployment and front-end interactivity


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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