Careers - Metronome


Every individual has unique passions, career goals, and personal values. We are here to make the connection between those and the needs of our customers. When the stars align, we welcome our new employees - or Pulsers as we like to call them - to the family. We offer competitive benefits to ensure that our Pulsers are well taken care of for whatever comes their way.

Technical Expert

Job Title
Technical Expert
Requirement ID
Springfield,  VA
Other Location

The Technical Expert will develop working algorithms on Customer datasets and technical reports describing the research and performance metrics. Team member will apply theory to observables or proxy data to address intelligence issues.

Duties Include:

  • Research and develop algorithms for text analytics (word and document embedding, topic modeling, text classification, etc.) under the high-performance computing environment.
  • Apply publicly available text and analytic algorithms to Customer dataset
  • Write up technical reports describing the research and performance metrics
Required Skills

• BA/BS with 4+ years of related experience and. 
• In lieu of a degree, may substitute 11+ years of relevant work experience. 

Specific Experience in the Following:
• Data science algorithm and software development.
• Developing mobile apps in Objective-C, Java (with the Android SDK)
• Familiarity with Python/Django, Ruby/Rails, OpenSource Tools (PostgreSQL,
PostGIS/MySQL, GeoServer, MapServer)
• Experience developing location based services
• Experience developing mobile web apps using HTML4/5, JQuery Mobile, Sencha Touch.
• Experience in developing the backend infrastructure architecture including implementation
• Experience in software engineering and programming and/or database technology such as JAVA, C/C++, PHP, KML or Oracle
• Familiarity with Windows and/or Linux and/or Unix computer operating system configuration
• Familiarity with hardware operations and architecture, especially related to mobile devices.

Active US Government Security Clearance Required.
Optional Skills

• Desired: MA/MS degree

An Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for employment, to assure that individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity (EEO). Metronome shall provide reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, unless Metronome can demonstrate that a particular accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations. Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation may make a request by contacting us.