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Game-based Simulation Developer

Requisition ID 147132BR Date updated 08/27/2019
Help design, develop and deploy new advances in technologies including game-based simulation, intelligent agents, and machine learning. Raytheon BBN Technologies is seeking a scientist/engineer with a expertise in game-based simulation, intelligent virtual agents, and machine learning approaches to behavior development. The ideal candidate will join our team of talented scientists and engineers and be at the forefront of creating new and exciting technologies that will advance the art of simulation and intelligent agents.

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
• Bachelors in Computer Science and 2+ years of direct experience or M.S. in Computer Science
• Strong programming skills and experience with Java, C++, and/or Python
• Experience with game engines, including Unreal and Unity
• Experience with game design/development practices, especially serious games for simulation, training and experimentation
• Experience with developing intelligent virtual characters
• Passion for software engineering practices
• Creative problem solving and ability to build rapid prototypes
• Excellent communication skills
• Position may require some amount of overnight travel.
• 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 machine learning frameworks and analytic tools (e.g., Tensorflow, Torch, PyTorch)
• Experience with graphics programming (DirectX, OpenGL)
• 3D animation experience/skills (e.g., 3D Studio Max, Maya, Creator, Blender)
• Experience with GPU programming
• Experience developing/delivering military simulation and training
• Experience with networking


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. 147132BR 147132
Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible
Yes

Clearance Type
None / Not Required

Expertise
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Machine Learning
Mathematics
Research & Development
Software Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
MA - Cambridge

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.

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