Software Engineer (AI/ML)

Raytheon Co   •  

Portsmouth, RI

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


Less than 5 years

Posted 34 days ago

The Integrated Warfare and Sensor System Software department in Portsmouth, RI is extending its team of software engineers with applied artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) skills. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary agile group of engineers focused on applying state of the art ML approaches to a variety of customer problems. We are seeking an exceptional individual interested in working collaboratively on challenging problems of importance to our nation's defense. Modern ML approaches are inherently multidisciplinary, integrating concepts from Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics, Physics, Neuroscience, Data Science, and other fields. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated the interdisciplinary breadth needed to integrate concepts from other fields and the undersea warfare mission space.

Raytheon offers robust reward and recognition programs in compensation, career development, health care, educational assistance, maternal and paternal leave, flexible work schedules, child/adult backup care, 401(k) retirement plans, paid holidays and paid time off. You continue your career in a challenging and collaborative workplace, joining a team with a tradition of achieving noteworthy distinctions through thought and teamwork where, every day, you work with extraordinary engineers empowered for excellence.

The Portsmouth facility has miles of nature trails, a fitness center with locker rooms, a dining center, research library and a fully staffed medical facility. There’s an active chapter of the Young Employee Success Network (YESNET,) one of Raytheon’s employee resource groups, with a focus on networking, new hire outreach, career development, community service and social activities. And it’s just a five-mile trip to the famed beaches of Newport, Rhode Island, or that short drive north to Boston.

Required Skills:

  • 4+ years of engineering work experience
  • Sound knowledge of computer science, mathematics, and statistics
  • Experience programming in some combination of Java, Python, and C++ in an agile development environment
  • Solid working knowledge of Linux and/or MS Windows programming environments
  • Experience with one or more scientific analysis and prototyping environments such as the SciPy/NumPy stack, MATLAB, or R, or with an ML framework such as Caffe or TensorFlow
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • Active security clearance
  • Background in AI, ML, data science and analytics, game theory, intelligent agents, and related techniques is desirable
  • Experience with real-time and/or high performance computing environments, including use of GPUs, neuromorphic computing, and cloud-based development
  • Experience across the software lifecycle, including architecture definition, design, implementation, integration and test of complex systems
  • Experience in the undersea warfare mission area.

Required Education (including Major):

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Physics, Math, Electrical Engineering or similar quantitative focused degree. Advanced degreepreferred.