Staff Scientist II - Machine Learning Delivery

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Help us bring Machine Learning into production. We are world leaders in developing and deploying advanced Machine Learning applications for customers with the world?s hardest problems. Own the training pipeline for new systems from data collection through model building. Help us configure and deploy machine learning technologies, including speech recognition and machine translation, and deploy operational use. Run experiments to move our capabilities from existing domains to new ones, report on performance, help us understand what works (and what doesn?t), and publish our results. Develop new processes, procedures, and technologies to improve our speed and responsiveness. Be part of a team that moves capabilities from cutting edge to accepted practice at speed.

What You?ll Do
Manage our training pipeline for our core machine learning applications, including Automatic Speech Recognition, Machine Translation, Optical Character Recognition, and other human language technologies. Manage the data resources needed to train these technologies, acquiring new data corpora and preparing them for training. Understand the fundamental performance criteria, such as Word Error Rate, needed to operationalize these components. Tune and refine models over the course of multiple experiments until targets are met. Work with the product and engineering team to get the models into production. Set Up our ?manufacturing floor? for new capabilities!

What We?re Looking For
? Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (CS) or a related area and 4 years of relevant experience
? Experience in Machine Learning in any domain, but preferably one of speech, text, or imagery and video
? Strong analytical and quantitative Problem-solving skills, with a desire to look at the numbers and data as your first step to solve any Problem
? Experience with a major programming language, such as Java or C++
? Willingness to apply for a US Government security clearance. US citizenship is required

Nice to have
? Advanced degree and more experience is desired
? Hands on experience with Kaldi, Tesseract, TensorFlow, or any similar Deep Learning toolchain
? Experience with cloud computing and/or DevOps practices
? Willingness to get a Government Security Clearance a plus

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


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