NLP / Deep Learning Engineer
Dumfries, VA 
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Job Description
NLP / Deep Learning Engineer
LocationVA - Dumfries
Job CategoryArtificial Intelligence

Proven processes. Proven people. Proven performance by a trusted, award-winning solutions provider and partner.

Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Dumfries, Virginia, ALEX - Alternative Experts is an ISO 9001:2015-certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) that's changing the way government does business by delivering a powerful, industry-leading array of core services to help its clients achieve mission-critical objectives.

Job Title: NLP Deep Learning Engineer

Location: Dumfries, VA


ALEX - Alternative Experts is now hiring an engineer with strong creative problem solving skills for an opening within our data science team in Dumfries, VA. With a heavy focus on professional development, the selected candidate will become a member of our award winning technical data science team to assist in the creation of cutting-edge Machine Learning tools using Deep Neural Networks.


  • Meet and maintain Secret level or higher Security Clearance Eligibility requirements.
  • Knowledge of Natural Language Processing tools
  • Understanding of Deep Neural Networks
  • Strong technical proficiency with Python
  • Understanding of basic computer science and statistical concepts in relation to NLP.

  • Familiar with basic NLP processing pipelines such as Text Cleaning, Tokenization, Vocabulary Building, Numericalization, etc.

  • Familiar with common NLP tasks such as Language Modeling, Information Extraction, Sequence to Sequence Generation, etc.

  • Experience using Python deep learning frameworks such as Pytorch (preferred), Tensorflow and Keras.

  • Preferably having experience in training and deploying models at scale.

  • Ability to conduct detailed, annotated research

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills


  • Experience with data science toolkits, such as Python's NLTK, REGEX, SciPy, or NumPy
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, or HBase


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to allow employees to meet the essential functions of the job, unless those accommodations cause undue hardships on the employer. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at .

  • Woman-Owned Small Business
  • VEVRAA Federal Contractor
  • Affirmative Action Employer
  • Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are highly encouraged to apply

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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