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Raytheon Technologies Research Scientist: AI and Machine Learning in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Are you an experienced, passionate pioneer in technology – who is versatile, displays leadership qualities and is enthusiastic about tackling new problems? Do you enjoy creating experiments, prototyping implementations or designing new learning algorithms? If so, then BBN is the place for you.

Who we are

Our Analytics & Machine Intelligence team is looking for inquisitive and energetic researchers that seek to apply their knowledge of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning expertise in a variety of problems ranging from Natural Language Processing, Decision Support, Computational Social Science, Media Exploitation, Computer Vision, Information Extraction from Noisy Signals, Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, etc. As a member of our technical staff, you will work on all aspects of software development, starting with concept ideation and development, implementation and testing, and finally, transition to the operational environments. You will have the opportunity to apply your work products to real-world applications and leverage the knowledge gained from that experience into new and advanced research threads.

For more than 70 years, scientists and engineers in diverse disciplines at BBN have collaborated to solve real-world problems through research, exploration, development and prototyping. We partner with the best technical talent in academia and industry to challenge the status quo, pioneer new technologies, and create transformative solutions.

What you will do

· Work with small teams on national security problems, collaborating with the top academics in the domain of interest

· Design and implement software solutions using the latest open-source software; test and evaluate the produced solutions and validate their capabilities against the customer needs

· Participate in collaborative evaluations that assess performance against the state of the art

· Support the program lead in preparing presentations and writeups that describe the uniqueness of the approach

· Write and present conference papers about your work at peer-reviewed venues

What you will gain

· Experience with cutting-edge research and prototype development

· Familiarity with state-of-the-art machine learning techniques and programming packages

· Opportunities to propose new ideas and solutions to challenging scientific and technological problems

· Empowerment to satisfy your scientific curiosity and entrepreneurial drive

· Flexibility to vary your work environment in a way that fits your lifestyle and needs

What you need

· BS with 5+ years, or MS with 3+ years, or PhD with 0-3 years

· Degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computational Linguistics, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and other related fields are all welcome

· Demonstrated experience in ML technologies such as Natural Language Processing, Reinforcement Learning, Complex Systems, etc.

· Proven ability to carry out a research project from idea to design, implementation, testing, and publication.

· Familiarity with state-of-the-art techniques used in addressing data analytic challenges.

· Excellent written and oral communication skills, and a willingness to work closely with customers and partners.

· Comfortable supporting research codebases written in Python or Java.

· Experience working on code collaboratively, including use of tools such as git and issue tracking.

Additional Skills that make you an ideal candidate

· Strong communicator with demonstrated ability to address customer needs in a dynamic environment

· Participation in research regarding advanced ML fields.

· Strong programming skills, e.g. system design and implementation

· Eligibility for a security clearance (NOT REQUIRED)

· We also welcome applications from non-U.S. persons.

Why us?

Raytheon BBN is proud to offer a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive 401k company match, a Retirement Contribution plan, performance-based incentive, and competitive benefits package. In addition to protecting your and your family’s health and well-being, we also offer important financial and family friendly benefits to meet your needs.

Our Work/Life benefits include – Paid Parental Leave – Adoption Assistance – Auto and Home Insurance – Child/Elder Back Up Care – College Coach – Retirement Planning Services – Flexible Work Arrangements - Legal Services – LifeResources – Employee Discount Program – Educational Assistance – Transportation Benefits – and Wellness Reward.

Relocation Eligible: Yes

Relocation Eligible: Relocation assistance available provided final candidate meets eligibility requirements.

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Awarding.

This position requires either (1) US citizenship, (2) Permanent Residency, or (3) other suitable documentation to permit hiring if you are not a US citizen or Permanent Resident.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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