Artificial Intelligence Engineer (Hybrid)

at The MITRE Corporation
Published November 1, 2022
Location Orlando, FL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

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Department Summary:

The Center for Securing the Homeland (CSH) Cyber Analytics Department (P742) is seeking an experienced artificial intelligence engineer who will join a team of data scientists, analysts and engineers supporting MITRE's sponsors. The explosion of data and complexity of problems facing DHS requires an innovative approach which MITRE is leading through the application of new technology and techniques. As an artificial intelligence engineer, you will work on real world problems related to cybersecurity, infrastructure protection, immigration, disaster response, maritime awareness, and many others.

A successful candidate will display these abilities and attributes:

+ Lead tasks and projects, contribute to a team or work independently

+ Incorporate feedback and strive for a continuous growth mindset

+ Respect a diversity of opinion but also be willing to stand your ground when needed

+ Assess the audience and tailor feedback with the receiver's point of view in mind

+ Display technical leadership and be willing to assist leadership with shaping work and developing staff technical goals

+ Mentor junior staff

Job Responsibilities:

+ Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Perform data wrangling, analyze large and diverse datasets and demonstrate expertise with at least one modern programming language such as Python, R, Java or Scala

+ Demonstrate skills related to machine learning and artificial intelligence to potentially include assessment of model effectiveness, predictive analytics, explainability and bias

+ Prepare comprehensive written reports, presentations, and charts based on research, collection, and analysis of data

Required Qualifications:

+ Experience with data manipulation and analyzing datasets

+ Expertise with at least one modern programming language such as Python, Java or Scala

+ Experience with ML/AI

+ Applicants selected for this position must be eligible for security clearances, will be subject to a government security investigation, and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

+ Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with relevant experience who can immediately contribute at this job step; or equivalent combination of related education and work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Prior experience working in a customer facing environment

+ Prior experience working on government projects

+ Prior experience leading tasks

+ Prior experience leading teams

+ Prior experience applying AI/ML, data science, data engineering or data analytics

+ Proven experience with one or more of the following: computational linguistics, computer vision, or natural language processing

+ Experience with cloud-based environments such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, or Microsoft Azure

+ Experience visualizing multi-dimensional data using tools such as Tableau, Qlik, Kibana, neo4j, ggplot2, Plotly, matplotlib, or D3.js.

+ Experience with databases technologies (e.g., PostgreSQL, Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, MongoDB, Neo4j)

This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):

This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):

Salary compensation range and midpoint:

$107,500 - $134,500 - $161,500 Annual

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