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Lead AI Software Engineer

The MITRE Corporation
Washington, Washington DC, United States
Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges-and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day-working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE-and make a difference with us.MITRE's Collaboration and Social Computing Department is seeking a Lead Software Engineer experienced withArtificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) concepts and tools. In this position, the ideal candidate will use their advanced technical skills and leadership ability to help solve tough collaboration and social computing problems for a wide variety of sponsors and help MITRE achieve its goal of a safer world. The successful candidate will:Lead software engineering teams in the architecture and implementation of solutions to solve challenging collaboration and social computing problems in domains such as healthcare, intelligence, and defenseDevelop and use modern software engineering techniques to integrate AI/ML algorithms into conceptual prototypesStay up-to-date on advances within the Al field, both in industry and academiaDemonstrate technical proficiency and leadership in producing software solutions that address sponsor requirements andneedsEstablish and maintain trusted relationships with MITRE customers in order to understand their missions, domains andchallengesAssume responsibility for deliverables including definition, completion, and technical quality, as well as assuringconsistencyHave expertise in industry standard best practices for software design, implementation, testing, and documentationMentor and recommend training for department members in Al techniques that are useful for advanced collaboration and social computing systemsMinimum Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, including specialization in an Al-related field of study, or related job experience8+ years experience with programming languages such as Python and C++ including hands on proficiency using Al frameworks.Required Qualifications:Strong fundamentals in software engineering, object-oriented programming, web application development, and software architectureDemonstrated success using Al frameworks such as TensorFlow, Torch, Caffe, AWS Machine Learning or Keras.Proven ability to work independently to learn new technologies, techniques, processes, languages, platforms, systems.Strong written and verbal communications skills.Demonstrated ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts comparable to those obtained with a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study.PreferredQualifications:Advanced degrees in software engineering, computer science, computer engineering or a related field.Understanding of Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) and Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs)Qualified candidates holding an active DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance are preferred.This requisition requires the following clearance(s):SecretMITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual identity, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status.MITRE intends to maintain a website that is fully accessible to all individuals. If you are unable to search or apply for jobs and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of MITRE's employment process, please contact MITRE's Recruiting Help Line at or email at 1, The MITRE Corporation. All rights reserved. MITRE is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation. Material on this site may be copied and distributed with permission only.

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