Artificial Intelligence Researcher - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

We provide Scientific, Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support to Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, VA. For sixty years, DARPA has held to a singular and enduring mission: to make pivotal investments in breakthrough technologies for national security.  

We are hiring for an Artificial Intelligence Researcher supporting DARPA I2O

We are supporting multiple client efforts, including: - Linguistics, Natural Language Processing/NLP and Social Media applications; - Reinforcement Learning & optimizing intelligent agents; - Cyber / AI / Forensics.   For more information about this DARPA team we support, please visit:   Duties will include but are not limited to the following: - Perform technology and research management of programs involving basic and applied artificial intelligence (AI) research and its wide applications, including machine learning, adversarial machine learning, human-machine collaboration, and deep learning; - Provide significant contributions across a range of technical areas by identifying, analyzing, and developing novel technologies and methodologies for current and new program development; - Provide in-depth expertise in the assessments of proposals to determine the technical merit of objectives and methodologies; - Develop test plans for assessment of program performers' systems; - Coordinate with program performers throughout the testing of programs to assess performance against program metrics; - Provide a resource and means of information support for proposals to determine the technical merit of proposal objectives and methodologies; - Use information analysis expertise to identify, develop, and support methodologies for current and new program development; - Work will be performed on-site at DARPA in Arlington, VA; - Travel may be required up to 10% of the time.


  • This position requires US citizenship and a Secret security clearance at minimum
  • Experience with building and researching neural networks
  • Experience with Bayesian networks, classifiers, causal models, cognitive computing, human-machine interaction, symbolic logic, deep learning, Markov processes, neural networks, deep neural networks, probabilistic models, probabilistic methods, and/or explanatory models
  • One must have strong written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, mathematical, and organizational skills.


  • B.S. degree or higher, in computer science, engineering, information, or mathematics related field desired.

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