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Sr. Technical Advisor

WhirlWind Technologies, LLC
Oxon Hill, MD
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Title/Level

Sr Technical Advisor


100% Remote


Commensurate with experience


Part Time

Preferred Clearance

Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance

Covid Vaccination

As a condition of employment, employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.

Company Overview

WhirlWind is on a mission to help each client succeed by using our management consulting and technology expertise. We design, build, and manage secure environments that support data-driven decision making and data-powered products. Our services transform governments and enhance the lives of citizens.

Our people are driven and committed to our mission. If you want to join a team of rock stars who do incredible, purposeful work, and have fun doing it, come thrive with us and be one of the heroes behind our success. We offer an attractive benefits package including a competitive base salary and have been voted the Best Place to Work for 2021.

Position Overview

WhirlWind Technologies, LLC has an immediate opening for a Sr Technical Advisor with projects relating to data science, artificial intelligence (AI), or familiarity with key concepts in each field in Suitland, MD or Remote. This role will work closely with the Combatting Bias Product Owner and possibly the government customer's Emerging Technology Fellowship program. This Advisor will work on projects as a part of the project to combat bias in data - a collection of knowledge and practical tools intended to mitigate bias in federal data and algorithms - as well other, evolving projects. The ideal candidate has strong abilities to approach complex problems creatively, to lead their portion of work skillfully, and to help devise the delivery of thoughtful solutions as a part of a growing team. This position will report directly to the WhirlWind EDSDI Project Manager.

Top 3 Outcomes in Year 1

  • Create and implement a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline.
  • Implement and maintain monitoring stacks.
  • Lead and guide the team in identifying and implementing new technologies.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide expert knowledge and guidance relative to the strategy, development, delivery and evaluation of technical projects.
  • Attend meetings with project leads, reviewing reports, researching materials, or other activities as needed.
  • Consult in general operations that contribute to the success of technical deliveries.
  • Serve as subject matter expert guiding product and service delivery of key aspects of our portfolio.
  • Experience with Version Control Software (Git preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of configuration management tools Terraform and Ansible
  • Familiarity with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI
  • Experience with containerization frameworks such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Proficiency in scripting languages including Bash, Python, and JavaScript

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 8 Years of experience
  • Expertise in product development, public sector, bias mitigation, tooling, and/or artificial intelligence
  • Public Trust Clearance (or ability to attain it)
  • Ability to work in a rapid paced environment, with a desire to make significant impacts and to learn and apply new technologies.
  • Professional attitude, with a strong self-directed work ethic and the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Solid communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Superior service ethic and grace under pressure
  • Resourcefulness and ability to work proactively and independently.
  • Outstanding record of achievement in current/past positions
  • Collegial and dedicated to the success of the team.
  • Ability to read and understand design documentation.
  • Critical thinker with the ability to troubleshoot and find solutions.
  • Appetite for hard problems
  • An understanding or willingness to learn about fair and ethical machine learning best practices.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Outstanding communication, presentation, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work within the assigned team to accomplish goals but be willing and capable of working with those outside the direct team to make progress.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills from a creative thinker with a vision
  • Attention to details.


WhirlWind Technologies, LLC

Oxon Hill, MD
20745 USA



Posted date

Over a month ago

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