Principal Artificial Intelligence Advisor (Top Secret Clearance)

The MITRE Corporation
The MITRE Corporation

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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&D 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.We are looking for motivated individuals who are interested in the application of advanced Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning/Computer Vision (AI/ML/CV) algorithms to GEOINT data sources, to include: electro-optical (EO) imagery, infrared imagery (OPIR), hyperspectral imagery (HSI), radar (SAR), full motion video (FMV), Wide Are Motion Imagery (WAMI), and 3D data from a range of sources.Join a team that is developing state of the art algorithms to automatically extract information and “meaning” from these and other geospatial data sources to deliver mission-critical impact across our sponsors. Apply a broad understanding of MITRE’s national security portfolio and the opportunities and challenges in government adoption of AI/ML/CV to aggressively identify potential solutions to national security gaps.Responsibilities include:* White-board (i.e., brainstorming and problem solving) with experienced technical staff to develop solutions for challenging problems in the fields listed above, working with a small team to implement/test those solutions, and quantifying their accuracy* Leverage the collective wisdom of the government, academia, industry, and other FFRDCs to create transformational impact, and help advance the field by sharing our research via publications and professional conferences* Advance the state-of-the-art in AI though cross-cutting initiatives that demonstrate a substantial and sustained record of technical achievement, depth, breadth, rigor, and innovation* Act as a partner and direct channel between MITRE’s research program and MITRE mission challenges in AI to accelerate delivery of game-changing solutions to a potentially disparate set of sponsors* Maintain a deep understanding of AI and the multiple sponsor domains to identify opportunities and risks for new and existing initiatives* Build partnerships, encourage sharing, collaboration, and dissemination of knowledge, and bring the world to bear to provide the best solutions* Serve as a technology transition champion, enabling the transition of technical solutions and recommendations to solve critical problemsBasic Qualifications:* Bachelor’s Degree in Physics, Engineering, or related field* 10+ years of relevant experience* 2+ years of leadership experienceRequired Qualifications:* Must be a U.S. citizen with active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility* Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, and Word* Must have demonstrated proficiency and strength in verbal, written, PC, presentation, and communications skills* Experience in operational AI algorithms, solutions, and products* Technical leadership in AI, data analytics, and commercial AI tools, solutions, and frameworksPreferred Qualifications:* Advanced degree in technical field of study* Candidates that possess a current/active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility are preferred* Experience working with multiple Government departments or agencies is preferred, but experience working on transformational projects in other complex environments may be consideredMITRE 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 703-983-8226 or email at [email protected] © 1997-2020, 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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