Autonomous Systems and Artificial Intelligence Researcher, Senio with Security Clearance

Booz Allen Hamilton
San Diego, California
Jun 13, 2024
Jul 11, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate, Consulting
Job Number: R Autonomous Systems and Artificial Intelligence Researcher, Senior
The Opportunity: As an Autonomous Systems and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Researcher, you will be at the forefront of creating innovative research and development (R&D) solutions that drive the future of Intelligent Autonomous Systems for the Navy. Our team is seeking a visionary thinker with a deep understanding of AI, machine learning, and autonomous systems to lead technical teams through designing, architecting, implementing, integrating, testing, delivering, and maintaining autonomy and artificial intelligence-based capabilities for multi-domain unmanned vehicles. In this role you will work in a highly collaborative R&D environment, exploring and designing novel systems and academic researchers. You will combine your passion for learning with your deep technical expertise to lead teams in the invention of disruptive hardware and software technologies that advance state of the art AI-enabled autonomous solutions. Join us. The world can't wait. You Have: 5+ years of experience in R&D including leading successful R&D captures, writing winning proposals, and developing close relationships with government research and development program managers at Navy Acquisition, ONR, or the DoD Experience leading R&D efforts and developing concepts for trusted autonomous systems, artificial intelligence, machine learning, or autonomy algorithms Experience with AI, federated learning, data fusion, tracking, modern and classical control, or sensor resource management autonomy algorithms Experience leading multidisciplinary, hybrid, and remote development teams on technical projects, such as AI/ML algorithm design and autonomous software development and integration, including live demonstrations with military hardware prototypes Experience documenting and presenting technical ideas and progress to C-suite level executives and socializing team accomplishments internally and externally through journal publications and conference participation Experience with Python or C++ and machine learning software implementation using machine learning libraries, including TensorFlow, Pytorch, or Keras Experience with Git, JIRA, Agile development and DevSecOps or MLOps workflows Knowledge of ROS, ROS2, ROS-M, MOOS-IvP maritime autonomy architecture, Gazebo, Unity or Unreal simulations, or game development Secret clearance Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Science, or Software Engineering Nice If You Have: Experience with maritime systems development, including autonomous surface and underwater systems Experience with hardware, software integration, EO/IR, passive and active radar integration, digital signal processing, and with in-field testing and validation of systems Experience with edge processing technologies and embedded systems Experience with publish-subscribe service-oriented, containerized and portable architectures Experience with large language models, autoencoders, generative adversarial networks, image processing, feature identification, and tracking, including pattern recognition, automatic target recognition, and anomaly detection Experience with state-of-the-art game theory and optimization techniques Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other cloud-based architecture Experience with DevSecOps, MLOps, CI/CD systems, and associated development philosophies Experience with implementation of unsupervised, supervised, or reinforcement learning approaches Doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Science, or Software Engineering Clearance: Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required. 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