Principal Investigators / Research Scientists - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon BBN Technologies is one of Raytheon’s premier research and development centers. Our diverse research portfolio combines the best technologies to deliver innovative, custom solutions with real-world benefit.
Opportunity for entrepreneurial scientists to start and lead new R&D areas as a Principal Investigator at Raytheon BBN Technologies. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to explore their own research agendas, organize and direct teams of bright scientists and engineers, and do important work.

We're looking for creative, entrepreneurial, and highly motivated research scientists with the potential to define and lead the growth of new research areas, which includes seeking and interacting with customers and potential customers, obtaining funding for projects, and organizing and leading project teams. Our key requirements are creativity, a strong entrepreneurial streak, and the potential to create and grow cutting-edge research projects. The potential to interact with potential customers, write excellent, winning proposals, and successfully execute cutting-edge R&D projects are essential for this position.

BBN excels at very high-end R&D. Our areas of technical interest and expertise are:

• Networking and Communications
• Distributed Systems
• Cyber Security / Cyber Physical
• Sensor Systems
• Quantum Information Processing
• Speech, Language & Multimedia
• Machine Learning
• Computational Imagery
• Mission Aware Networking
• Biotechnology
• Synthetic Biology
• Positioning, Navigation and Timing
• Radar
• Artificial Intelligence
• Autonomy
• Analytics/Forecasting
• Command & Control

Our creative teams take pride in their work and tackle exceptionally hard problems to provide useful, practical solutions for our customers. BBN provides an excellent work-life balance with bright and friendly colleagues and comprehensive benefits.

Required Skills and Experience:
Ability to shape and lead research efforts in forward leaning technology areas.
Ability to interact with academic customers and decision-makers.
Position may require some amount of overnight travel.

Desired Skills:
Exposure to writing successful proposals, standing up research teams, and executing projects successfully.
Education Required:

Masters in a technical discipline required, Doctorate preferred.

This position requires either (i) U.S. citizenship, (ii) permanent residence 145678

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