Senior Machine Learning Research Scientist - 2008062
Software Engineering Institute
May 23, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The SEI helps advance software engineering principles and practices and serves as a national resource in software engineering, computer security, and process improvement. The SEI works closely with defense and government organizations, industry, and academia to continually improve software-intensive systems. Our core purpose is to help organizations improve software engineering capabilities and develop or acquire the right software, defect free, within budget and on time, every time.
Our Tactical Technologies Group is seeking a Machine Learning Research Scientist. The team conducts applied research, matures and prototypes technologies, and transitions technology to government organizations. This is an excellent opportunity to work with leading researchers and faculty at a truly world-class institution. The Research Scientist will focus on advancing and applying machine learning technology to analyzing streaming data.
The ideal candidate will enjoy working with world-renowned researchers/engineers at the SEI, Carnegie Mellon University, and other universities and R&D centers.
If you are a Research Scientist passionate about improving the ability to deliver high quality, high-demand systems, and you are committed to researching new ideas to bring innovation to government, then this is the position for you.
MS or higher in computer science or related discipline with eight (8) years of experience; PhD strongly preferred.
Two or more (2+) years in three or more of the following: system / software architecture and development, virtual machine technology, distributed processing, data analytics, machine learning and or natural language processing.
Ability to contribute to ML research and design and develop advanced prototypes. Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills. Ability to successfully work on small teams, and communicate with prominent researchers.
Willingness to travel to various locations to support the SEI’s overall mission. This includes within the SEI and CMU community, sponsor sites, conferences, and offsite meetings on occasion.
Subject to a background investigation and will need to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense security clearance.
Key activities include:
Advance and apply applying machine learning technology to analyzing streaming data.
Apply promising technologies to applications requiring rapid processing of large volumes of streaming data.
Ability to contribute to machine learning research and design and develop advanced prototypes.
Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills.
Ability to work successfully in small team environments, and communicate with prominent researchers and engineers.
Interest in the application of advanced technologies to extremely complex and challenging problems
Strong mathematics and/or computer science background and experience in machine learning technology and developing highly-distributed systems performing near-real-time analysis of data.
Four or more (4+) years’ experience in system/software architecture and development, virtual machine technology, distributed processing, data analytics, machine learning and/or natural language processing.
Experience developing data analytics applications, and applications for intermittently connected, low bandwidth, and low power environments; sensor integration and fusion.
Experience working with the intelligence community.
Job Function Breakdown:
30% Works with CMU, SEI, other researchers, and the intelligence community to enhance the state of the art in technologies to assist in the analysis of large volume and streaming data.
30% Works with CMU and SEI engineers to apply state of the art technologies to prototype systems that assist in the analysis of large volume and streaming data.
20% Attends meetings, submits work progress reports, and performs related duties as required.
20% Represents work plans and prototypes via publications, conferences, and meetings to the academic research, engineering, DoD, and first responder communities.
100% Total Effort
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