1.831.455.1004 info@stoutagtech.com

Data/Machine Learning Engineer


Our Company:

At Stout we design, manufacture, and build machines for the agriculture industry. Our machines integrate artificial intelligence, machine vision and deep learning into smart agricultural tools.

Location: Salinas, CA

Salary Range: $130,000 – $200,000 per year

The Role: Our team is seeking a Data/Machine Learning Engineer to join our innovative team. In this role, you’ll contribute to the development and enhancement of smart agricultural tools by leveraging AI, machine vision, and deep learning technologies. As a key member, you’ll design and maintain data pipelines, train neural network models, and collaborate on cutting-edge projects. If you have 3+ years of experience in data science, machine learning, and Python, we invite you to be a part of our dynamic and forward-thinking environment.

Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Design, develop, and maintain data pipelines and software systems for deep-learning based computer vision in agriculture.
  • Train and evaluate neural network models, implementing improvements as needed.
  • Configure and manage local and cloud computing hardware to support computational and data storage requirements.
  • Develop prototype software for exploratory projects, including new product initiatives.
  • Provide ongoing support for deployed production systems, implementing performance improvements and new functionalities as required.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics, or a related field; Master’s degree is preferred.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience with a focus on data science, machine learning, and Python or C/C++.
  • Proven experience in real-time machine vision, AI/machine learning, neural networks, and embedded systems, particularly in Linux environments.
  • Familiarity with machine learning platforms such as TensorFlow or PyTorch.
  • Proficiency in version control systems, continuous integration, and automated testing.
  • Working knowledge of optical systems, including cameras, sensors, lenses, filters, and lighting.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, for effective collaboration with team members and stakeholders.

Ideal candidate:

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with great attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated individual with a positive attitude and a proactive, self-starter approach.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot and debug software effectively.
  • Effective time management, prioritization, and the ability to track and follow up on pending matters.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision, showing initiative and a sense of urgency.
  • A team player with a can-do attitude, promoting a positive company image and supporting manufacturing efforts.
  • Honest, trustworthy, and respectful, with the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal skills for effective communication across different channels.
  • Competitive compensation based on experience.

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