Artificial Intelligence Engineer – Social Cybersecurity

Soar Technology
Soar Technology

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About UsAt SoarTech, our focus is in the development of artificial intelligence (AI) that reasons like humans do, to automate complex tasks, simplify human-machine interactions, or model human behaviors. Our philosophy is three-fold: to be an augmentation to, not a replacement of, the human; to think top-down, not bottom-up; and to be transparent so that decisions and processing are communicated to the human and in human-like terms.SoarTech has two primary business areas, Autonomous Platforms, and Intelligent Systems. Intelligent Systems is growing and we are looking for individuals interested in helping research, develop, and implement this exciting technology into everyday operations.Intelligent SystemsAs military operations become more complex and budgets shrink, it is increasingly challenging to prepare warfighters for and support them during – complex, interactive, and cognitively demanding work. SoarTech is addressing this challenge by developing and applying AI and machine learning to enhance and individualize training environments, to develop intelligent decision-support systems, and to support data and performance analysis in both training and operational contexts. Our AI technologies and systems are a force multiplier for instructors, students and users.Job DescriptionWe are seeking to help our clients understand the dynamics of online social media and to identify and counter various types of disinformation and human hacking via online media. This individual is interested in creating technologies and tools to support these goals, contributing to the development of solutions that counter disinformation, and help identify bad actors online.Our work focuses on low-level design and development with small, agile technical teams. We work as partners with end users to create software to address mission-critical objectives. We pursue challenging work with hard problems, and we can see the impact we have on our nation’s security each day.Required Skills+ BS or MS in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, or a related discipline or equivalent experience.+ At least (3) three years of experience as a developer in the online social media/analytics space.+ Demonstrated track record in the design, development and implementation of increasingly more complex solutions.+ Fluent in one or more object-oriented languages such as Java or C++ and experienced with scripting languages such as JavaScript or python.+ Strong algorithms and data structures background.+ Strong grasp of statistics and at familiarity/knowledge of common data mining techniques.+ Direct experience working with online social media data. Examples include searching, crawling, analyzing, and efficiently storing online social media activity (audio, video, and text).+ Ability to work with a team distributed across multiple sites, traveling as necessary to support technical presentations and integration.+ Design, develop, and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.+ Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.+ Experience implementing complete solutions by integrating off-the-shelf and custom tools.Desired Skills+ Knowledgeable in one or more of the following: artificial intelligence and machine-learning, information retrieval, recommendation systems, social network analysis, natural language processing.+ Familiarity with specific tools and algorithms for the analysis of online social media dynamics (e.g., sentiment analysis; identification of events and trends; topic clustering, etc).+ Familiarity with specific tools and algorithms for the analysis of online social media content (interpretation/understanding of text/posts; extraction of social media content; image classification, etc).+ Familiarity with specific tools and algorithms for the identification and analysis of social media network activity (social network analysis; bot and cyborg detection; identification of falsified activity, etc).+ Experience with batch or stream data processing of high-volume real-time data using Heron, Storm, Scalding, Spark, Hadoop or other data-distributed tools.+ Academic or professional training in cognitive psychology and/or social science.+ Experience presenting your solutions and gaining buy-in and approval from relevant stakeholders.+ Professional publications or presentations on secure distributed systems design and implementation.+ Located in or willingness to relocate to the general Ann Arbor, MI or Orlando, FL.Security Requirements:+ Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance (Security clearances require U.S. citizenship and a background check clear of felony convictions.)Soar Technology offers a full package of health & medical benefits (medical, dental, and vision) along with competitive salary, flex time, and health reimbursement accounts. At SoarTech, we continuously invest in the development of your skills by providing budgeted time for technical skills development for all of our employees.

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