AI Researcher/Scientist - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The third wave of Artificial Intelligence is upon us. It’s not enough for future AI software to learn, think and reason. We also need to be able to trust their decisions. They need to be able to explain their decisions. They need to learn and reason in novel environments in which they have not been trained. Be at the forefront of creating the next generation of machine intelligence by joining our team of talented scientists and engineers.

What you will do
• Work with a small team on cutting-edge research and development projects
• Design and develop prototype software using the latest open-source technologies
• Receive and incorporate feedback from end users, field tests, and exercises
• Explore technical possibilities collaboratively with motivated, world class colleagues
• Deliver practical solutions to complex problems

What you need
• M.S in Computer Science and 4+ years of direct experience or Ph.D. in Computer Science
• Strong programming skills and experience with Java and/or C++
• Experience with machine learning frameworks and analytic tools such as Tensorflow, Torch, PyTorch, etc. and experience with designing and prototyping, training, and evaluating machine learning methods
• Passion for software engineering practices
• Creative problem solving and ability to build rapid prototypes
• Excellent communication skills
• U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons

Additional Skills that would be AWESOME
• Experience with reinforcement learning techniques
• Experience with symbolic or rule-based AI systems
• Experience with autonomous robotics platforms (UAVs, UGVs), sensors and actuators
• Experience with computer vision, lidar, point clouds, and/or photogrammetry techniques.
• Experience with human-machine interfaces

Why Us
Raytheon BBN Technologies (BBN) is the research company behind many revolutionary advances that we take for granted today. BBN is where email was invented and the first routers were implemented. Today, BBN's scientists and engineers are working to advance the state-of-the-art on topics ranging from machine language translation to quantum cryptography. BBN offers the opportunity to perform exciting and revolutionary research that solves important problems in an exciting, collaborative environment. BBN values work/life balance (as evidence by a normal 40 hour work week), a comfortable work environment (as evidence by offices that have doors and windows and your choice of computer, OS and tools), and a pursuit of research (as evidence by our staffed research library, encouraging publications, and paying people to attend conferences). We are looking for a creative, talented software developer to join our Intelligent Software and Systems group. Work in our group focuses on designing, developing, and deploying new advances in artificial intelligence, cyber security, autonomous systems, virtual technologies and distributed computing to solve challenging problems across a variety of application domains.

Our team members are passionate about growth, innovation, and collaboration. We are constantly striving to learn and improve. If you are a creative problem solver and have an insatiable appetite for learning, come join our team! We offer outstanding benefits that include flexible work schedules, a 5% 401k company match, a 5% retirement contribution plan, performance-based incentives, an onsite gym and game room, paid parental leave, and many employee discounts.
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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.