Noblis is seeking a Senior Scientist Machine Learning for their Reston headquarters location.
The Machine Learning Senior Scientist will work across Noblis as the chief scientist for research and development (R&D) in the area of machine Learning and artificial intelligence to include computer vision, AI assurance, cybersecurity, forensics, and the life sciences, among others. The Senior Scientist will work with the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Noblis and the executive team to develop and execute the strategy for the Machine Learning Research Center and associated internal R&D investment, while building Noblis' machine learning-oriented new business funnel across the Federal Government. The Senior Scientist will work with Noblis' Mission Area Vice Presidents, business development, scientific researchers, and senior technical staff as well as proposal development teams to develop scientific solutions, integrate innovative approaches and technology, and incorporate feedback from Customers into current and new Noblis offerings and research.
This position reports to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Noblis.
The Senior Scientist, Machine Learning will
Direct the Noblis Machine Learning R&D portfolio, ensuring R&D investments align to Noblis business strategy, growth objectives, and Customer research interests;
Consult with and deliver machine learning expertise and new approaches to US Government Customers across Noblis' Federal Civilian, Defense, Homeland Security, and National Security programs;
Collaborate with the CTO, business development, and the executive team to develop solutions and to foster relationships with Federal Government Customers to include the DoD Services, DARPA, IARPA, the Department of Energy, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and others;
Identify and pursue US Government-funded S&T opportunities / solicitations to include Broad Area Announcements (BAA) and Other Transaction Authorities (OTAs);
Research and develop innovative, complex, leading-edge scientific and technology solutions, applying machine learning approaches across business opportunities and multiple domain areas including various defense and national security use cases, multimedia (voice, text, imagery, video), and life sciences, and integrate research outcomes into business capture and proposal development efforts;
Drive technologies, research, and prototypes derived from Noblis' internal research and development program into new Customer accounts in collaboration with the CTO and Mission Areas;
Work closely with scientists and technical staff (e.g., data scientists, data engineers, infrastructure engineers, and software developers) from across the company to advance the development of Noblis service and platform offerings and inform Nobis investment in scientific research;
Guide direction of and investment in the Noblis Machine Learning lab;
Develop and maintain a broad understanding of Noblis scientific, research, and technical capabilities and relay these capabilities to Customers both directly and in formal proposal submissions;
Provide demonstrations of Noblis solutions and capabilities to potential government clients;
Collaborate across diverse technology, scientific, shared service, and Customer facing organizations to engage clients and develop solutions that support their mission requirements;
Understand the needs of our Federal Civilian, Defense, and National Security markets and how to position and apply our R&D investment and solution offerings to address their requirements;
Provide overarching scientific and technical guidance to multiple concurrent programs and research projects to ensure they are on-track, on-time and meet project requirements and target outcomes:
PhD or equivalent in computer science, mathematics, statistics, data science / bioinformatics, physics, or other similar scientific or engineering area
5+ years of experimental work in computer science / engineering, or a scientific field
Knowledge and understanding of a wide range of machine learning applications and methods to include deep learning (CNNs/RNNs), generative adversarial networks (GANS), model development, workflow automation, and training data set preparation.
Understanding/experience in mission and/or policy as it relates to National Security, Law Enforcement, National Defense, Homeland Security, Aviation/Space, and/or Public Health
Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at Noblis -About Us
Why work at a Noblis company?
Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.
Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.