Machine Learning Engineer

How to Apply

Please send a resume to with your expected availability and contact information.

About the Company

Chip Scan is a DMEA Accredited Trusted Supplier, one of only a few companies authorized to assure sensitive microelectronics. We provide Zero Trust cybersecurity solutions for commercial industry and national defense. Our technology is based on award winning and peer reviewed research. Our culture is laid-back yet focused, and we pride ourselves on fostering an environment where employees can thrive and achieve their full potential. Our headquarters is located in a facility two blocks from the ocean in NYC. We are a dynamic and fast-paced company that is looking for talented individuals to join our team. If you're looking for a challenging and rewarding career in technology, Chip Scan is the place for you.

About the Job

Chip Scan seeks AI/ML researchers passionate about developing and applying greenfield cybersecurity defenses to the hardware industry. An ideal candidate may be a software engineer with machine learning system development expertise, excellent coding skills, a background in digital logic and hardware design, and an interest and experience in applying machine learning techniques to hardware systems. Expect to become involved in developing tools for securing computer-aided design workflows, learning and applying techniques from data science and machine learning to new areas, and above all, to be a part of defending the next generation of devices. Chip Scan delivers technologies to the Department of Defense and commercial customers. You will be contributing and participating in a small technical team.

Responsibilities and Duties

The best candidates will have experience:

  • Developing and implementing data science pipelines and applications
  • Understanding deep learning algorithms and their underlying mathematical foundations
  • Generating, collecting, and cleaning data
  • Working with infrastructure and acceleration for AI networks on-prem and in the cloud
  • Developing applications that implement, interface with, and support ML models
  • Understanding and implementing hardware systems and FPGAs

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active US DoD secret clearance
  • B.S. or equivalent in math, engineering, or computer science
  • 4 years of experience in Python, C, and C++
  • Active interest in cybersecurity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active secret clearance
  • Graduate degree in a related field
  • Reverse engineering experience
  • Graph neural networks
  • Experience in hardware development languages (VHDL, Verilog, etc.), workflow/toolchain (Lattice, Xilinx, etc.), and FPGA/ASIC design flows (CM, simulation, synthesis, P&R, scripting, V&V)

Salary Range

  • D.O.E. $139k - $200k

Working Location

  • New York City only


  • Full benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, PTO, 401(k))
  • Candidates must also successfully pass a commercial background investigation (CBI)
  • Travel: Occasional
  • Relocation assistance: if applicable
  • Conference track presentation opportunities for recognition and excellence

Chip Scan is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, all genders, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.