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Staff Scientist II - Information Exploitation

Requisition ID 105868BR Date updated 10/30/2017
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Raytheon BBN Technologies is one of Raytheon’s premier research and development centers. Our diverse research portfolio combines the best technologies to deliver innovative, custom solutions with real-world benefit.

Located in Arlington, VA, our Information Exploitation group is seeking a Staff Scientist with software research interests. Our world-class team works with a broad range of Government agencies to solve problems that are both technically challenging and have a real operational impact. The ideal candidate will have experience in machine reasoning, semantic web technologies, data analytics, or artificial intelligence technologies and will have strong Java development experience.

Our research work applies the above technologies to build both prototype and real operational systems. You will solve challenging problems including:

• Developing and analyzing complex data models and ontologies;
• Designing algorithms to reason about causal networks in noisy, incomplete, multi-modal data;
• Creating interactive systems for organizing real-world data into competing explanations mixing deterministic and probabilistic reasoning and spatio-temporal analysis.
• Designing analytics algorithms for co-reference/entity resolution, complex event processing, similarity-based search, and others.
• Optimizing software for knowledge representation, storage, and query systems for high performance.
• Researching and publishing novel machine reasoning and learning algorithms and solutions to complex, open-ended intelligence problems.

Required Education and Experience:
• BS in Computer Science or equivalent discipline and 4 years of experience; or MS in Computer Science or equivalent discipline and 2 years of experience
• Proficiency in Java and the Java-based development ecosystem
• An active DoD Secret clearance is required. US citizenship is required.

Desired Skills and Education:
• 2-3 years of related research experience in one of the technical areas mentioned above.
• New PhD graduates are encouraged to apply.
• Experience with Flora-2, XSB, Prolog, or other rule-based systems for knowledge representation and reasoning
• Research or development experience with probabilistic reasoning, data representation, or machine learning
• Research or development experience with Big Data, Semantic Graphs, or Graph Databases
• Experience gathering requirements and implementing large software systems with minimal guidance.
• Working knowledge and/or hands-on experience with Semantic Web technologies (RDF/OWL/SPARQL)
• Experience with Web application development
• An active TS/SCI clearance is highly desired.

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

Clearance Type
Secret - Current

Computer Science
Data Science
Research & Development

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
VA - Rosslyn

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.

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