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Machine Learning Research Scientist

2024-144789
Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
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Location:

Basking Ridge
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NJ

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Telecommute Options:

Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Responsibilities

Peraton Labs delivers world class networking, machine learning, cyber research and engineering to government agencies, telecom carriers, utilities, and commercial enterprises. Drawing on its Bell Labs heritage, Peraton Labs excels at creating innovative technologies and services to solve the most difficult and complex problems. We are looking for candidates with a strong research background in machine learning research and software development for full-time positions. Candidates will work with teams to research, conceive, and develop prototypes, and should be adept at identifying successful approaches to complex problems.

 

You will be responsible for participating in research projects and working with a team of research scientists to design, implement and test solutions in the areas of machine learning applied to a variety of areas, including cybersecurity, wireless and wired networks, and related areas. The candidate will perform research in areas related to AI assurance, including the detection, mitigation, and assessment of adversarial machine learning attacks on AI systems.  The candidate will also participate in preparing presentations and demonstrations for technical information exchanges with customers.  With time, the candidate will take on leadership roles and provide assistance with writing research proposals in the areas of machine learning and its applications.

Qualifications

5 years with BS/BA; 3 years with MS/MA; 0 years with PhD

 

  • Degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience in the area of Machine Learning
  • History of research and projects in the area of Machine Learning
  • Software development experience utilizing Python and C++ or Java
  • Familiarity utilizing libraries and frameworks such as Keras, TensorFlow, and PyTorch
  • Familiarity with source control tools such as "git"
  • US Citizenship Required (willingness to obtain a Secret security clearance is desired)

 


Benefits: Our comprehensive Benefits and Beyond package is designed to support every aspect of your health, wealth, self and beyond.

  • Health- Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans, HSAs and FSAs, and supplemental health options to keep you and your family healthy all year long.
  • Well-being- We strive to support your overall well-being – including emotional, financial, social/community, and physical wellness programs.
  • PTO & holidays- Our PTO programs helps you take the time in the ways that matter most. With 20 days a year of accrued PTO, 6 paid federal holidays, 4 floating holidays, and a flexible approach, Peraton Labs avidly supports a healthy work/life balance.
  • Retirement- All regular employees are eligible to participate in Peraton’s 401(k) retirement savings plan through Fidelity. Peraton will match 100% of the first 4% you contribute, and 50% of the next 2% you contribute. All contributions are 100% vested after two years of service.
  • Career Development- We are invested in your future, and pride ourselves on providing best-in-class training to our team through Skillsoft e-Learning Suite for formal and informal learning, professional and technical certification preparation, and education assistance for career path-related courses at accredited institutions.
  • TA and Student Loan Refinancing- Peraton provides tuition and training assistance for its employees, in addition to access to a student loan refinancing service and 529 plan through tuition.io to support your continued education aspirations.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

EEO

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

Benefits

At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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