AI/ML Senior Software Engineer - SFL Scientific

Management Consulting | Strategy & Analytics
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Position Summary

Senior Software Engineer, Specialist Senior - SFL Scientific

SFL Scientific, a Deloitte Business, is a U.S. based, data science consulting firm specializing in building mission-specific, artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to support the design and development of novel AI solutions for clients looking to implement tools, platforms, and processes that support machine learning and AI initiatives across healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing, energy, and other sectors.

Professionals will serve as trusted advisors to our clients, working with them to make clear data-driven choices about where to play and how to win – ultimately driving growth and enterprise value.

Work you’ll do
In this role, you will work cross functionally with a team of data scientists, engineers, project managers, and subject matter experts to develop and deploy transformational applications for our clients. The right candidate will identify and maintain engineering best practices, use expertise knowledge of programming languages, and operate as a domain expert to all aspects of the software development lifecycle from project scoping, sprint planning, systems testing to platform architecting. 

As the Senior Software Engineer, you will be involved in all aspects of our technology stack as you develop and implement rich client-facing applications. You must be proficient in the latest development tools to successfully implement software that addresses complex issues faced by global organizations to include cancer detection, drug discovery, optimizing population health and clinical trials, autonomous systems and edge AI, and renewable energy. Join us to expand your technical career through the lens of consulting and work on novel projects to expand your data science & AI skills. You will also:
  • Lead in the technical development of robust software applications while identifying and upholding industry best-practices and state-of-the-art standards 
  • Collaborate with technical teams to produce high-quality frameworks that enable client delivery and scalable solutions
  • Participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle to influence cross-functional teams and to identify high-impact, data-driven opportunities
  • Champion QA/QC processes, deliver operational automation and mitigate project risks across the entire development lifecycle
  • Produce high quality, well documented code that is robust, efficient, testable and consistent
  • Participate in code reviews, give actionable feedback, and mentor junior team members
The Team
SFL Scientific, a Deloitte Business, is a data science professional services practice focused on strategy, technology, and solving business challenges with Artificial Intelligence (AI). The team has a proven track record serving large, market-leading organizations in the private and public sectors, successfully delivering high-quality, novel and complex projects, and offering deep domain and scientific capabilities. Made up of experienced AI strategists, data scientists, and AI engineers, they serve as trusted advisors to executives, helping them understand and evaluate new and essential areas for AI investment and identify unique opportunities to transform their businesses.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in a STEM field or equivalent experience (Computer Science, Engineering, Physics etc.); Master’s degree preferred
  • 4+ years of software development experience in python for data science applications 
  • 2+ years of experience building software on top of major container technology (Kubernetes, Docker, or similar)
  • Expert with modern software development best practices, CI/CD processes and aversion control processes 
  • Expert in working with both on-prem and cloud environments such as AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.
  • Proficient in additional programming languages such as JavaScript, SQL, C, C++, & C# 
  • Demonstrated understanding of machine learning and AI technologies
  • Live within commuting distance to one of Deloitte’s consulting offices
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Ability to travel 10%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve
  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience developing AI & machine learning based software applications
The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.  The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.  At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.  A reasonable estimate of the current range is $138,000 to $230,000.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.


Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our client most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Consulting LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, where applicable. See notices of various ban-the-box laws where available.

Requisition code: 126301


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