AI/Machine Learning Software Engineer (Must be located within the DMV)
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Location: Falls Church, VA (Telework work schedule)

The Role: Tesla Government is looking for a talented Full Stack Software Engineer with hands-on, real-world AI/ML experience to join our team. In your role, you’ll help contribute to a software platform which informs important decisions around the world. You’ll use your AI/ML knowledge to help us build out a private cloud-based, general purpose generative-AI service. You’ll implement new features (AI/ML and otherwise) and refine existing features. We’re looking for a generalist who likes learning new technologies. You will get to work on a relatively new project with a modern microservice architecture using a tech stack that includes Java, Python, Typescript, Spring Boot, React, MySQL and AWS. Our agile team has daily stand-ups, bi-weekly sprint plannings, and weekly deployments.

About Us: Tesla Government Inc. (no affiliation with the automobile company) is a rapidly growing small business, located in Falls Church, Virginia. Founded in 2009, Tesla Government’s initiatives are designed to improve how government agencies manage and share information internally while extending to other government agencies and external partners. With decades of federal, military, and NGO experience, our proven agile approach delivers results and impactful solutions within a swift timeframe. Our metrics- driven approach and focus on performance reduces risk and ensures rapid adoption and project success.

We offer Flex PTO, flexible work schedule, health benefits, 4% matching on 401k contributions, competitive compensation, work from home (telework), and an Apple MacBook Pro. We have a friendly, active work environment, and our projects make a difference.


  • US Citizen and eligible for a security clearance
  • 3+ years of experience as a Full Stack Developer
  • Computer science or related engineering degree from a 4-year university or equivalent work experience
  • Experience writing production code in a team setting
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with AI/ML, natural language processing, deep learning, or computer vision project work.
  • Knowledge of Java web development, preferably with Spring Boot, and Python
  • Experience working with a modern Javascript framework, preferably React
  • Strong command of TypeScript


  • Familiarity working in an IDE such as IntelliJ IDEA, Eclipse, NetBeans, and/or Visual Studio Code
  • Experience working with AI/ML services in cloud service providers such as AWS or Azure.
  • Microservices or SOA experience
  • Strong Linux (terminal) skills
  • Strong SQL skills


To apply for this position, please include a resume and cover letter to include the following: 

  • A statement confirming US CITIZENSHIP and eligibility to obtain a security clearance
  • A short description of a development project you have worked on, your role, the outcome
  • A code sample is appreciated or just your GitHub profile

Recruiter and development service representatives need not apply.

Salary: The wage range for this role takes into account the wide variety 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 Tesla, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role is 120-130K.

Tesla Government Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Tesla Government adheres to a policy of employment-at-will which allows either party to terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause or notice.

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