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U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. DoD Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

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 an Associate 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 applied software research uses the above technologies to build both prototype and real operational systems. You will solve challenging problems including:

• Researching and publishing novel software algorithms and solutions to complex, open-ended problems.
• Optimizing software for knowledge representation, storage, and query systems for high performance.
• Applying machine reasoning and learning to develop solutions for complex intelligence problems;
• Developing and analyzing complex data models and ontologies;
• Designing co-reference/entity resolution algorithms;
• Designing algorithms to reason about causal networks in noisy, incomplete, multi-modal data;
• Creating hypothesis reasoners that interactively generate competing hypotheses for user feedback;

Required Education and Experience:
• BS in Computer Science or equivalent discipline
• Proficiency in Java and the Java-based development ecosystem

Desired Skills and Education:
• 1-2 years of relevant software engineering experience or internships involving software engineering.
• Experience with Web application development
• Research or development experience with probabilistic reasoning, data representation, or machine learning
• Research or development experience with Big Data, Semantic Graphs, or Graph Databases
• Working knowledge and/or hands-on experience with Semantic Web technologies (RDF/OWL/SPARQL)
• Experience with Flora-2, XSB, Prolog, or other rule-based systems for knowledge representation and reasoning
• An active TS/SCI clearance is highly desired

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.


About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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