AI/ML Engineer

Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


We are seeking an Artificial Intelligence (AI)/ Machine Learning (ML) Architect/Engineer with extensive experience in designing and implementing AI solutions across various domains. The ideal candidate will possess deep technical expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and related technologies.  As an AI/ML Architect/Engineer, you will play a crucial role in designing and implementing robust, scalable, and efficient AI/ML solutions for a diverse range of projects. Responsibilities include:

  • Employ AI, big data analytical tools, and ML as mechanisms to predict, uncover, and determine relationships and data trends.
  • Develop new and improve existing AI/ML models operating on various forms of RF data to identify anomalies and events of interest.
  • Correlate complex, technical findings into graphical, written, visual, and verbal narrative products on existing data trends to leverage other military or commercial data sources
  • Develop briefings and reports including technical and programmatic assessments presenting analysis, results, conclusions, and recommendations. Brief USG staff and industry partners, as requested.
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph level clearance is required. 
  • Bachelor’s with 10+ years of relevant experience; Masters and 8+ years of relevant experience; additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in architecting and implementing AI solutions, with strong focus on machine learning, deep learning, and natural language processing.
  • Expertise in one or more programming languages: C. C++. Python
  • Hands-on development experience in AI/ML model building and tuning
  • A minimum of one-year demonstrable experience in working with non-proprietary large language models
  • Modern software development practices and toolsets (Git, CI/CD toolchains)
  • Knowledge of advanced AI techniques, such as reinforcement learning, generative adversarial networks (GANs), or federated learning.
  • Working knowledge and experience with RF Communication systems and concepts
  • Be a self-starter with leadership capabilities and execution of roles and responsibilities with little to no supervision.


Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligibility to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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