AI Research Scientist - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Are you interested in discovering Artificial Intelligence solutions to real world problems? Come help our diverse team of data scientists and engineers research and develop systems that change the world.

Who we are
Sixty years ago, BBN Technologies (BBN) played a central role in creating ARPANet, the forerunner of the modern Internet. BBN remains the nation's premier research institution for defense-oriented advanced technologies. If the government can't solve a problem, it turns to BBN.

Located in Arlington, VA, our team melds semantic reasoning and machine learning to create transformative analytics systems for government agencies. You will work on a wide variety of computationally intractable, large-scale analysis problems, including logistics, fake news, textual understanding, sensor tracking, causal networks, and space situational awareness.

What you will do
•Be part of a team designing a revolutionary, next-generation logistics prototype targeted for deployment into global enterprise operations
•Research and implement novel machine reasoning and learning algorithms solving complex, open-ended problems of data modeling and extraction, reasoning, and prediction
•Produce sophisticated software in a fast-paced agile environment
•Optimize analytics and data systems for high performance

What you will gain
•Experience solving real world analytics problems at scale
•Exposure to cutting edge software and methods
•Research publications and patents

What you need
•PhD in an AI-relevant field; or a MS in an AI-relevant field and 2 years of experience; or a BS in Computer Science with an AI-relevant concentration and 5 years of experience
•Solid programming skills, including experience with Python or Java and familiarity with software engineering tools and practices
•Expertise in Machine Reasoning technologies such Semantic Web, logic programming / Prolog, or probabilistic reasoning; or
•Expertise with Machine Learning methods (e.g. Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning) and frameworks (e.g. Pytorch, Tensorflow)
• Willingness to apply and be granted a US Government security clearance. US citizenship required.

Additional Skills that would be AWESOME
•Experience with logistics systems or subject matter expertise
•Experience in distributed processing architectures (e.g. Kafka, Spark)
•Expertise in Human Machine Interfaces
•Expertise in containerization (e.g. Docker)

Why Us
Our team members are passionate about growth, innovation and collaboration. We are constantly striving to improve and better ourselves so that we can better support our clients. Our culture enables all employees to find purpose, thrive, and succeed. By creating an environment where all opinions are valued, risk taking is encouraged, and excellence is rewarded, we allow our employees to do their best, most important work.

If you have a growth mindset and you thrive under pressure, Come Join Our Team! We offer outstanding benefits that include flexible work schedules, a competitive 401k company match, a Retirement Contribution plan, performance based incentives, paid maternity/paternity leave, paid time off, and many other employee benefits and discounts.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.


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.