machine learning
deep learning

Please review the job details below.

Maxar is looking for a Data Scientist Intern for our 2023 Intern program in Herndon, VA. We are looking for motivated future data evangelists that are passionate about delivering new and innovative solutions. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology and is curious about earth sensing and the new space economy.  

Why us?

  • We build advanced algorithms to gain analytic insights from a large range of open source and government data

  • We enable machine learning systems, automate workflow, and design and develop custom applications for unique

  • national-security mission

  • We operate an end-to-end predictive analytics platform unlike any other within the US Government

  • We provide training to expand your skills and challenges to develop them

  • Our client’s missions are vital to national security, so we’re mission-first always

  • Our work environment is relaxed business casual

  • At our core, we believe and practice social responsibility

What you'll get to do:

  • You will be applying the latest machine learning techniques to extract insights from geospatial data.

  • You will have access to an enormous corpus of training data and will work to build the best models through bake-

  • offs, hyperparameter searching, and incremental learning techniques.

  • You will quantitatively assess model performance and document the overall life-cycle.

  • You will work with other members of the data science and engineering teams to improve data science products and

  • experiences.

  • Additionally, you will be developing rapid prototype solutions as needed for the focused collection, parsing,

  • managing, analyzing, and visualizing large sets of disparate data to extract meaningful insights.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Sophomore or higher pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (physics, mathematics, computer science, operations research, etc.).

  • Experience designing, implementing, training, evaluating, and optimizing algorithms based on state-of-the-art machine learning techniques

  • Experience in software design and development with Java or Python

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with applying deep learning for computer vision and natural language processing.

  • Experience with major deep learning frameworks such as Caffe, CNTK, Theano, Torch, and Tensorflow.

Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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United States, Herndon, VA
Posted 7d ago
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