ECS is seeking a Scientist-Engineer to work in our Arlington, VA office.
Please Note: This position is contingent upon additional funding.
This non-personal services Scientific, Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) position is in support to DARPA programs.
Areas of interest include, but not limited to contemporary machine learning algorithms and applications and neural networks.
Experience working with Department of Defense organizations or performers is highly desirable. Previous experience as a DARPA SETA is highly desirable.
The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of contemporary machine learning algorithms and applications and neural networks in particular. Other relevant areas may include:
* computational neuroscience, cognitive science, bio-inspired algorithms
* computer architecture and design, ASIC design (digital, analog, and mixed-signal), neuromorphic computing
* non-traditional computational models, "soft computing", bio-computing, natural computation, non-Turing models
* computer vision, image / video processing, speech recognition, Natural Language Processing, sensor fusion, control theory
* Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Cognitive Science, Computational Neuroscience, Electrical Engineering or a related quantitative field
* Demonstrated skill in successfully performing technical assignments including conducting research in problem areas of considerable scope and complexity requiring unconventional or novel approaches and sophisticated research techniques, risk analysis and resolution, tracking technical milestones, and report preparations.
* PhD and published articles in Field of Expertise is highly desirable.
ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.