Machine Learning Software Developer (Virtual)

USA - Englewood, CO

Machine Learning Software Developer (Virtual)


Jeppesen Sanderson Inc

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USA - Englewood, CO

Job Description Qualifications:

ForeFlight, a Boeing Company, is looking for an experienced machine learning engineer to join our Data Team. This person will join a team of data engineers dedicated to extracting structured aeronautical information from a wide variety of documents.

Professionally, this person is driven to execute, deliver, and complete projects independently, seeking advice and direction from team members when needed. This person is naturally curious, exploring new technologies in order to stay current, but balances the use of new and old to ensure that execution is priority.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Select appropriate ML models to solve classification problems.
  • Apply aviation expertise to clean data for training and design data preprocessing pipelines.
  • Train and validate ML models.
  • Fine-tune OCR and document question answering software to extract information from documents.
  • Develop Python software to integrate information from ML models, through our ETL pipelines, into a Postgres database.
  • Troubleshoot integration issues with our Java backend.
  • Collaborate with other teams to identify opportunities where machine learning can address their pain points.

This position has been identified as a virtual opportunity and will not require the selected candidate to relocate.

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):           

  • Graduate education in Machine Learning or Data Science
  • Aviation domain experience, equivalent to a private pilot’s license or better.
  • Data Engineering experience with ETL pipelines, data cleaning, and PostgreSQL 
  • Experience using OCR libraries to extract data from PDF or Word documents
  • Python programming, minimum 3 years experience
  • Python programming, minimum 1 years experience
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills

Typical Education & Experience: Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience, 9 years' related work experience, etc.) Preferred but not required


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense. This is a Virtual position.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies. 

“At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent.  Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities. 

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work. 

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Pay is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. 

Summary pay range: $121,550.00-$164,450.00

Applications for this position will be accepted until June 12th, 2024

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.


No relocation available

Export Control Requirement:

Not an export control position

Safety Sensitive:

This is not a safety sensitive position

Contingent Upon Award Program

This position is not contingent upon program award

Experience Level:

Individual Contributor - 3

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BEH7I3 (B71)

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    Job Profile


    North America


    United States


    Communication Data engineering Data Science Design Integration Java Machine Learning OCR Python

    • Clean data for training
    • Collaborate with other teams
    • Design data preprocessing pipelines
    • Develop Python software for integration
    • Fine-tune OCR and document QA software
    • Select ML models for classification
    • Train and validate ML models
    • Troubleshoot integration issues

    5 years


    Aviation Data Science Machine Learning


    Drug Free Workplace No relocation assistance Virtual position


    America/Anchorage America/Chicago America/Denver America/Los_Angeles America/New_York Pacific/Honolulu UTC-10 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8 UTC-9