Artificial Intelligence Specialist

at Central Intelligence Agency
Published January 27, 2024
Location Washington, DC
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Summary Artificial Intelligence Specialists apply their expertise to collection platforms, including edge processing and autonomous systems, in the exploitation of data from sophisticated collection systems. This job is open to Federal employees - Competitive service Current or former competitive service federal employees. Federal employees - Excepted service Current excepted service federal employees. The public U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S. Videos Duties As an Artificial Intelligence Specialist for CIA, you will employ a wide range of AI techniques, to include deep learning and machine learning, multi-agent systems, expert systems, and mixed-initiative human-machine teaming to enable outstanding intelligent collection and the exploitation of data from our collection systems.Our AI solutions will improve the performance of our collection systems, enable faster, deeper, and better explained insights from collection. The solutions will ultimately boost the performance of our mission experts by enabling human - machine teaming and putting the right insights before the right experts algorithmically. CIA's collection systems offer specialized insights spanning a wide range of phenomena and types of data; the AI work occurs across the Agency with edge processing, core processing, and autonomous capabilities.You will be working with teams of world-class experts, both internal and external to CIA - in many cases you will be steering the work of large collaborative teams. Your work will be realized using advanced hardware, software, and computational platforms with an emphasis of highly scalable and efficient solutions to bring exploitation capabilities to production and bear insights on the nation's most difficult national security challenges. Problem solving is highly collaborative, you will be working with problem domain experts, data and collection experts, systems designers and integrators, and with analysts who interpret the insights you will be deriving. You will develop your expertise with both Agency-sponsored continuing education, academic and conference participation, and highly integrated on the job training with deep domain experts. Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be physically in the United States or one of its territories when you submit your resume via MyLINK. You must be registered for the Selective Service, if applicable. You must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age (dual-national US citizens are eligible). You must be willing to move to the Washington, DC area. You must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation. For further requirements information, please visit: www.cia.gov/careers/how-we-hire/requirements/ Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Experience in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) related field, such as: Computational Social Science Computer Science Data Analytics Economics Engineering Geospatial Analysis Mathematics Operations Research Quantitative Finance Statistics Experience with applying AI techniques to real world data through thesis research, internships, or work experience. Good fundamental understanding of a range of AI techniques and ability to match techniques to problems. Creativity Initiative Integrity Leadership abilities Problem solving skills Ability to work in a diverse team environment Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation Desired Qualifications Advanced degree in a data science or computational science equivalent field or sub-field Without previous work experience, a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale is strongly desired. Experience working with data rich problems through research or programs Experience with computer programming or user experience/user interface Ability to work across, and help guide, diverse teams including leveraging best commercial and industrial capability. Ability to successfully complete projects with large or incomplete data, to tackle problems of and provide solutions Education Bachelor's degree preferably in a quantitative science, engineering, or other STEM field. At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale Benefits A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. For more information, please visit: www.cia.gov/careers/jobs/artificial-intelligence-specialist/. Benefits A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. Required Documents As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies. For further information, please visit: www.cia.gov/careers/jobs/artificial-intelligence-specialist/. How to Apply This post is for viewing purposes only. To get started, please visit www.cia.gov/careers/jobs/artificial-intelligence-specialist/, where you can read more about this position and express your interest in up to four jobs. Upon expressing your interest, you will be taken to MyLINK, which allows you to submit your resume and job rankings and provide basic information about yourself. Agency contact information Central Intelligence Agency Website https://cia.gov/careers Next steps After you express interest for up to four positions on cia.gov/careers, a CIA recruiter may contact you for further discussion if your qualifications meet our needs. See the MyLINK FAQs on our website for more information. Fair and Transparent The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy Reasonable accommodation policy Financial suitability Selective Service New employee probationary period Signature and false statements Privacy Act Social security number request Required Documents For further information, please visit: www.cia.gov/careers/jobs/artificial-intelligence-specialist/. How to Apply This post is for viewing purposes only. To get started, please visit www.cia.gov/careers/jobs/artificial-intelligence-specialist/, where you can read more about this position and express your interest in up to four jobs. Upon expressing your interest, you will be taken to MyLINK, which allows you to submit your resume and job rankings and provide basic information about yourself. Agency contact information Central Intelligence Agency Website https://cia.gov/careers Next steps After you express interest for up to four positions on cia.gov/careers, a CIA recruiter may contact you for further discussion if your qualifications meet our needs. See the MyLINK FAQs on our website for more information. Fair & Transparent The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy Reasonable accommodation policy Financial suitability Selective Service New employee probationary period Signature and false statements Privacy Act Social security number request

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