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Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Engineer II
West Columbia, SC
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Job Description

We are looking for a driven team member to contribute to the development of our technology product serving in area of automating railway track equipment and improving safety of the railroad operation. 

This presents an exceptional opportunity to enhance professional expertise and contribute to a specialized team. As an AI Machine Learning Engineer, the individual in this role typically works full-time, focusing on designing and developing scalable solutions using AI tools and machine learning models. The primary responsibilities include addressing various neural network-related challenges in the railroad and transportation sectors. This involves leveraging big data computation and storage tools to create prototypes and datasets, conducting model training and evaluations, integrating solutions, performing bench tests and onsite tests, tuning, and monitoring. Proficiency in languages such as C and C++ is required, along with software development for Linux platforms. Successful execution of responsibilities is expected to open up significant career opportunities within Harsco Rail.

Team get to work on popular products that serve major railroads across the globe. Engineers here are designing products that make a meaningful impact in the railroad industry. We use cutting edge technology to design & develop next generation railroad equipment & digital devices. Watch some of our manned/unmanned track equipment & technology products in action at & 

Your responsibilities 

•   Design and develop real time AI – Neural Network solutions for railway maintenance equipment. Implementing appropriate ML algorithms.

•   Write clean, documented code following best practices.

•   Develop and implement communication protocols.

•   Work independently and collaboratively with a motivated team.

•   Generate requirements and design documentation.

•   Plan for, design, and deliver testing, and tested products into the QA process.

•   Apply communication and problem-solving skills to solve software issues related to the design, development, deployment, testing, and operation of systems.

•   Meet deadlines to ensure projects are completed within acceptable time and cost targets.

•   Willingness and ability to travel up to 15% of time.

•   Other duties may apply as required.




   Master’s / Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or similar experience.


•   3+ years of experience in developing CNN, R-CNN type neural network for computer vision tasks. 

•   3+ years of experience in Software development using C++/Python language.

•   Experience with Supervised and Semi-Supervised Learning, Deep Learning, Support Vector Machines, Linear and Logistic Regression.

•   Working knowledge of AI Framework such as TensorFlow, Café, PyTorch, Keras, Darknet and OpenCV.

•   Working knowledge of AI edge devices such as NVIDIA Jetson / Nano / Orin.

•   Knowledge of the Linux Operating System.

What makes you stand out – Preferred Experience & Skill

•   Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SQL etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.

•   Experience working with and creating data architectures.

•   Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (semantic segmentation, clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.

•   Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests, and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.

•   Experience with edge computing & controlling devices (On-device deployment in C/C++ or similar) for real time application. 

•   Experience with optimizing neural networks to perform well on low-power mobile platforms (e.g. pruning, distillation, quantization).

Essential Functions: 

•   Able to follow directions, detail-oriented, patient, and quality focused.

•   The ability to attend work predictably and regularly. 

•   The ability to deal politely and professionally with team members and colleagues.

•   The ability to manage several tasks at once.

•   The ability to use a computer to communicate, create, and access information.

•   Available to work overtime as needed.

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