Machine Learning & AI Architect

CapTech Consulting - Reston, VA4.4

Job Description

As a Machine Learning and AI Architect at CapTech, you will be tasked with using the latest advances in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to enhance our client’s products and create new customer experiences. These solutions capitalize on our client’s journey to the cloud, leveraging distributed processing and Big Data to bring machine learning algorithms to production. You will work in a fast-paced environment, serving as a trusted advisor to our client’s most complex business challenges. You will apply experience-based insight and use state-of-the-art tools and techniques to identify the best solutions. At CapTech, Machine Learning & AI Architects are thought leaders in the Data and Analytics practice – growing local talent while anchoring local data and analytics delivery teams.

Specific responsibilities for the Machine Learning & AI Architect position include:

Evaluate client maturity for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence and recommend roadmap based on client’s capabilities and needs
Design and implement scalable and dynamic Machine Learning architectures utilizing cloud and distributed environments
Analyze data patterns and identify opportunities to leverage ML and AI by understanding business challenges, industry motivators, and tool capabilities
Design, develop, test, and deploy ML and AI systems. These systems may include recommendation engines, anomaly detection, image recognition, natural language processing applications
Partner with Data Scientists, Engineers, and Analysts to productionize Machine Learning applications
Demonstrate ability to lead and guide a delivery team of Machine Learning experts while providing technical mentorship to Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers
Keep up to date with emerging technologies in the Data and Analytics space
Collaborate with CapTech business development team members during sales efforts to demonstrate CapTech’s ML technical capabilities through creating prototypes and offering detailed architectural specification


Specific qualifications for the Machine Learning & AI Architect position include:

Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (examples include Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, MIS), or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to think strategically and identify patterns to help the business make data driven decisions
Possess a blend of advanced analytical capabilities and consulting expertise that will create value and insights for our clients
Experience designing and implementing Machine Learning and/or Artificial Intelligence applications in a production environment, including familiarity with techniques in clustering, regression, optimization, recommendation, and neural networks
Familiarity with modern data architectures and concepts such as streaming, Big Data as a Service, schema on read and real-time data access
Understanding of different machine learning algorithms (linear, tree-based, unsupervised, neural networks, etc.)
Advanced knowledge of at least one data science toolkit (scikit-learn, Spark ML, TensorFlow, etc.)
Experience architecting solutions in the Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP) a plus
Flexibility with travel
Ability to build, coach and mentor data & analytics team members

Additional Information

We offer challenging and impactful jobs with professional career paths. All CapTechers can keep their hands-on technology no matter what position they hold. Our employees find their work exciting and rewarding in a culture filled with opportunities to have fun along the way.

At CapTech we offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to:

Competitive salary with performance-based bonus opportunities
Single and Family Health Insurance plans, including Dental coverage
Short-Term and Long-Term disability
Matching 401(k)
Competitive Paid Time Off
Training and Certification opportunities eligible for expense reimbursement
Team building and social activities
Mentor program to help you develop your career
CapTech is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culture of equality, inclusion and fairness — each foundational to our core values. We strive to create a diverse environment where each employee is encouraged to bring their unique ideas, backgrounds and experiences to the workplace.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer directly (we are not open to contract or “corp to corp” agreements). At this time, CapTech cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. Applicants must be authorized to work directly for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

CapTech is a Drug-Free work place.
Candidates must have the ability to work at CapTech’s client locations.
All positions include the possibility of travel.
CapTech has not contracted/does not contract with any outside vendors in its recruitment process. If you are interested in this position, please apply to CapTech directly.