Machine Learning Engineer

| Austin, TX, USA
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ForeFlight is looking for an experienced machine learning engineer to join our Data Team in Austin. This person 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.
A pilot-coder, or individual looking to pursue his or her private pilot license is a plus.
Skills and Requirements:

  • Education or experience in machine learning
  • Specific interest in using in computer vision for geospatial analysis preferred
  • Python programming
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills


About ForeFlight, LLC:
ForeFlight produces the best-selling iPad and iPhone app for pilots flying personal and business aircraft, corporate flight departments, and aircraft operators. Customers include individual pilots worldwide, Fortune 500 corporate flight departments, state and federal agencies, leading operators, the military, and leading aircraft OEMs. We have been in the App Store since its grand opening in July, 2008 and are consistently ranked in the top 50 grossing iPad apps in the App Store.
We are known for our exceptional software user interface design and responsive, customer support. ForeFlight Mobile, our flagship application, was named Aviation Consumer's 2011 App of the Year and received Flying Magazine's Editors' Choice Award for 2011, 2012, and 2013.
Why You Should Join:
At ForeFlight, we know you want a rewarding career. To do that, you need challenging projects, a good work environment, and awesome coworkers. We believe in our employees, and we empower them to make a direct impact on our products and services messaging. We strive to provide ForeFlighters and their loved ones with a world-class benefits experience, focused on supporting their physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. Our benefits package includes but not limited to the following:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance with Employer paid health premiums
  • Open PTO Policy
  • 401(k) with up to 10% company matching and immediate vesting
  • 12 Weeks Paid Maternity Leave
  • 4 Weeks Paid Paternity Leave
  • Flight Training Rewards
  • Tuition Stipend
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Location

We are located in the vibrant E 6th area within walking distance to plenty of lunch options, as well as local breweries, restaurants, shops, and famous Austin murals.

What are ForeFlight Perks + Benefits

ForeFlight Benefits Overview

ForeFlight offers paid medical and dental premiums for employees as well as a 10% 401k match with immediate vesting. We have an open PTO policy and flexible work hours. Working for an aviation company has some fun unique perks as well. Aside from getting to work with pilots and aviation enthusiasts, each of our offices is equipped with a flight simulator and we offer a yearly flight training stipend.

Culture
Open door policy
Employee-led culture committees
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
100% employer paid
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
100% employer paid for basic life
Pet insurance
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
ForeFlight offers a 10% 401k match with immediate vesting
Performance bonus
Yearly bonus based on company performance
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Ten weeks maternity and four weeks for new parents
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Flexible time off
Company-wide vacation
Winter break from 12/24 - 1/2
Office Perks
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
ForeFlight offers breakfast on Tuesdays and Thursdays and lunch on Wednesdays for anyone in an office.
Onsite office parking
Mother's room
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Tuition stipend of up to $5,000 per year for the completion of degree program related to the employee’s job function

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