1672: Senior Research Engineer

Open Job Announcement: Senior Research Engineer – Machine Learning

September 2016

SSCI is looking to fill a Senior Research Scientist/Engineer position in the area of Machine Learning and Data Analytics for projects relating to unmanned and intelligent systems, and human-machine collaboration. This position requires U.S. Citizenship and eligibility for DoD Security Clearance.

Scientific Systems Company, Inc. (SSCI) is a leading developer of advanced technologies for navigation, mission planning and autonomy systems for the Aerospace and Defense industries. Founded in 1976 and headquartered in the metro-Boston area, SSCI has built a reputation for delivering high quality and mission-relevant technology solutions. SSCI is among the Top 20 companies in highly competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. SSCI’s clients and teaming partners include all major branches of the U.S Department of Defense, NASA, and many of the leading prime contractors.

Job Title Senior Research EngineerJob Code SSCI 1672
Level PhD (or MSc with 4+ years’ experience) in EE, CS, or related field
Location Woburn, MA.
Duties Develop creative machine learning/pattern recognition algorithms and solutions to challenges in autonomous systems

Prototype machine learning software

Support systems engineers in the integration of algorithms and real-time code

Work in a team to execute technical deliverables

Contribute technical materials for proposals, white papers and/or publications

Present technical results to internal and external customers

Participate in technical discussion for short term and long term technical plans

Required Skills/Experience Strong background in broad spectrum of machine learning  algorithms

Demonstrated experience in developing and prototyping novel research ideas

Proven ability in Matlab and/or Python

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to external customers

Desirable Skills/Experience Experience with common machine learning frameworks and libraries

Experience in developing solutions for computer vision, signal/image/video processing and pattern recognition applications

Proficient in programming C/C++

Compensation Salary is competitive with market rates, with annual bonus awards based on company and individual performance. SSCI offers a generous benefits package, which includes an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), Bonus Plan, 401K, and Health / Life / Disability Insurance.
Notes US Citizenship and eligibility for DoD Security Clearance are required for this position.


Please email your applications to: SSCI‐1672@ssci.com    Include the Job Code 1672 (use Subject Line) and at least three (3) references with your correspondence for prompt consideration.

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