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BAE Systems Research Scientist in Human-Machine Teaming in Burlington, Massachusetts

Job Description

Looking to develop innovative autonomy algorithms and/or software solutions for challenging real-world problems in collaborative, agile team advancing the state-of-the-art human-centered and human-in-the-loop decision support tools? You ve found the right place. Join us for amazing R&D challenges and work on revolutionary advanced autonomous technologies that make a direct real-world impact!

BAE Systems is looking for a research scientist, whose passion lies in envisioning and realizing innovative technologies for enabling human-centered analytics, mixed-initiative systems, and human-in-the-loop solutions, to join their Collaboration, Architecture and Reasoning Technologies (CART) directorate. CART is a leading multidisciplinary R&D department dedicated to meeting critical U.S. military needs. Our directorate specializes in R&D of innovative human-machine teaming, machine-machine teaming, and advanced computing across a variety of domains for customers in the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC). Our research spans the R&D lifecycle, from basic and applied research up through advanced technology demonstration to transitioning our results to business areas within our organization and in some cases directly to our government customers.

As a scientist in CART, you will work in small to medium groups of researchers and engineers on projects that typically last 1-3 years. While some of our work is fundamental research (i.e., advancing scientific frontiers) much of our work is also in the application of those new scientific to grounded domains and problems. As a research scientist, you will support research and development efforts through all phases of its lifecycle, from brainstorming and conceptualization, to opportunity identification and development, through research and experimentation during program execution. Working on different projects keeps things new and interesting,but the projects don't just stop when our research stops. CART is part of FAST Labs at , which acts as the research and development core of Electronic Systems' five other business areas. Once we finish the research, we work to transition our programs to those business areas.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

We are looking for scientists with foundations and willingness to learn in one or more of the following areas:

  • Innovative technologies for enabling human-centered analytics, mixed-initiative systems, and human-in-the-loop solutions.

  • Probabilistic or symbolic reasoning (e.g. statistical machine learning, probabilistic modeling, forward chaining)

  • Java as a mechanism for prototyping to support experimentation with and evaluation of analytics and interface concepts

  • Excellent analytical skills for working through complex algorithms and implementing them on distributed systems

  • Strong mathematical background for analyzing and experimenting with a mix of static and streaming data sources

  • Strong written and communication skills

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Preferred Education MS or Ph.D. in field related to mathematical and computing sciences

  • Experience in preparing technical briefs

  • Experience with web services and javasript

  • Experience with social computing, social media technologies, and/or natural language processing

  • Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR)

  • Experience working with user interface developers to create a good user experience

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact for our customers and the communities we serve.

Research Scientist in Human-Machine Teaming


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