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Machine Learning Research Scientist (Fully Cleared)

2023-141309
Scientific
Top Secret/SCI with Poly

Location:

College Park
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MD

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Telecommute Options:

No remote/telework allowed
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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

With a distinguished heritage tracing back to Bell Labs, Bellcore, and Telcordia, our experts pave the way. Peraton Labs delivers innovative solutions and revolutionary new capabilities to solve the most difficult and complex challenges for government agencies, utilities, and commercial customers. Peraton Lab’s cybersecurity research protects mission-critical systems and national cyber infrastructure through a broad range of initiatives in computer network defense, secure-by-design techniques and cyber operations and experimentation platforms. Your expertise and areas of interest may be applied on one or more programs, providing you new opportunities to learn and grow.

 

We are actively seeking an entry to mid-level software engineer with machine learning experience to join our team of software research scientists working on full scope polygraph research within the maryland customer footprint. The perfect candidate for this role is someone with a strong technical prowess, inquisitive and curious nature, and strong desire to learn.

 

Primary responsibilities may include:

  • Designing, developing, and prototyping signal processing algorithms for wireless systems
  • Conducting Radio Frequency (RF) machine learning research
  • Implementing, debugging, and testing wireless application prototypes on third-party software-defined radio (SDR) platforms
  • Communicating the results of research through customer presentations and publications
  • Writing design documents, simulation reports, and system documentation
Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 years with BS/BA or 3 years with MS/MA or 0 years with PhD within a software engineering focused degree.
  • Experience coding within one or more of the following: Python, C, C++, and/or MATLAB
  • Interest and/or experience in one or more of the following domains: digital signal processing, RF software engineering, algorithm development, software defined radio, and machine learning

  • Experience with modern machine learning development frameworks and platforms (e.g. Keras, TensorFlow, PyTorch) is expected

  • US Citizen with an active TS/SCI and Fully Cleared Poly

Great to haves:

  • Familiarity with common software defined radio platforms (e.g. Ettus USRPs) and software (e.g. GNU Radio)
  • Familiarity with Open Air Interface(OAI) or srsLTE software stacks
  • Familiarity with multiple-antenna or distributed signal processing techniques
  • Knowledge of LTE standards

 


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

$146,000 - $234,000. 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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