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Natural Language Processing Engineer I

What You’ll Do
Develop, manager, and maintain the Natural Language Processing (NLP) portion of the AI infrastructure.
Utilize Natural Language Processing between Engagement Leads, Intelligence Analysts (specifically Open Source OSINT analysts) and software (AWS deployed).
Research, develop, plan and implement decision-making algorithms using NLP.
Responsible for processing and analyzing raw data useful and insightful ways.
Use methods including pattern recognition and learning systems, data visualization and solution feasibility.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.


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What You’ll Need
BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 2 or more years related experience.
Degree in Computer Science, Applied Math/ Physics, Information Science, Informatics, Actuarial Sciences, Linguistics or Statistics is preferred.
Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
Experience with or related coursework in developing lemmatization, stemming and ontologies.
Familiarity with NLP toolkits such as Amazon Comprehend, NLTK, AllenNLP, SpaCy, or Apache OpenNLP.
Proven experience in Data Modeling.
Familiarity with typical data scientist roles and techniques from linear regression and multivariate analysis to advanced statistics techniques (like Mahalanobis distance). Knowledge of computer programming (Python, Java, Ruby, or others).
Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success.
Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
Team player.
Good time-management skills.
Great interpersonal and communication skills.

Working Conditions
Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.
May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Security Clearance

Successful applicant for this position must be eligible to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access to classified/sensitive material. A current DoD clearance is not required to be eligible for this position, however the successful applicant will be required to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access within a reasonable time after the offer is extended and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance. *US Citizenship is Required. By applying to this position you are agreeing to complete a National Security Clearance Pre-Screen Questionnaire, if one is required, to evaluate your general ability to obtain the required security clearance or government customer access associated with this position.

Specific requirements:


Relocation for this position is NOT Available

EEO Statement


Educational level:

Bachelor’s Degree

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