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General Dynamics Information Technology TSS Conversational AI Engineer in Fort Riley, Kansas

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Public Trust/Other Required: MBI Full 5C (T3)

Job Family: Software Engineering

GDIT Technology Shared Services is looking for a Conversational AI Engineer that will leverage the full capabilities of AI for delivering insightful and personalized experiences for customers and team members, drive greater operational efficiency, increase revenue, and manage risk. One of the major focus areas for the AI team is to deliver AI Solutions and Virtual Assistants serving customers and team members through multiple channels and across all lines of business. This is an opportunity to join a start-up within a large organization. Be flexible and adaptable – this is an evolving space, we’re going to learn, things will change. Be curious and creative – help us find solutions and chart the course. Be action-oriented – we need to roll up our sleeves, work hard, and get a lot of stuff done.

Design, configure and enhance processes/tasks/objects using core workflow principles that are efficient, well structured, maintainable and easy to understand. Have the ability to read and understand process and data flow diagrams and apply principles to design concepts. Complete standard design documents/ templates for building automations Work in an agile/iterative development environment. Manage the reuse and portability of automations within and across business lines. Configure, design, test and deploy all complexity levels of automations. Explain and demonstrate built automations to end-users. Continually look for opportunities to enhance and improve existing automations and implement agreed upon recommendation. Monitor automation market trends and evaluate alternative tools to consider for further evaluation. Provide support and remediation to customer groups as needed for existing automations. Work collaboratively with all team members throughout the project lifecycle Work within project planning constraints and communicate any identified project risks and issues to the Program Manager and Stakeholders accordingly. Improve skills in automation products by completing automation certification.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or IT related field, or equivalent experience, plus two (2) or more years of IT experience.

  • 2+ years of development/implementation/administrative experience including experience working with web technologies (i.e., JavaScript, XML, SOAP)

  • Experience with major bot platforms such as IBM Watson Conversation Services, Google Dialogflow, Microsoft LUIS, IPSoft Amelia, Nuance NINA, Oracle Intelligent Bots, etc.

  • Great at brainstorming, ultimately helping turn ideas into action

  • Learn quickly, show depth of understanding

  • Great partner, collaborator, adept at finding and crafting solutions

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience specific to Google Dialogflow is highly desired

  • Experience with Node JS

  • Experience integrating AI solutions with ACD platforms

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of intent classification, entity extraction, conversation flows, and NLP training principles

  • Excellent communicator, skilled giving presentations

  • Experience working with Enterprise Technical Architects on delivering enterprise-wide solutions

  • Personal Attributes: Beyond experience, the right personal integrity, style and attitude are critical to success in this role. Dedicated, enthusiastic, driven and performance-oriented;

  • Consultative experience including requirements gathering and solution development

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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