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RTX Corporation Research Engineer I in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA105: BBN Headquarters 10 Moulton Street , Cambridge, MA, 02138 USA

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Help design and develop AI and autonomous systems to assist humans in complex tasks and assess human performance. RTX BBN Technologies is seeking a scientist/engineer with a breadth of expertise in architecting and building full stack software applications involving autonomous systems and sensor data across varied user interfaces (e.g., desktop, mobile, augmented reality). The ideal candidate will join our team of talented scientists and engineers and be at the forefront of creating new and exciting technologies that will advance the state-of-the-art in mixed-initiative, multi-agent autonomy.

What you will do

  • Work on algorithms involving multi-agent autonomous systems

  • Work with computer vision libraries and machine learning tools like OpenCV and Yolo

  • Work with a small team on cutting-edge research and development projects

  • Design and develop prototype software using the latest open-source technologies

  • Receive and incorporate feedback from end users, field tests, and exercises

  • Explore technical possibilities collaboratively with motivated, world class colleagues

  • Deliver practical solutions to complex problems

  • Participate in publications

What you need

  • Bachelor’s in computer science (or related field) and 0-2 years of direct experience

  • Must be able to commute to office in Cambridge, MA. Relocation assistance is available to the successful candidate.

  • Strong programming skills and experience with Java, C++ and Python

  • Passion for software engineering practices

  • Creative problem solving and ability to build rapid prototypes

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience with Linux

  • Position may require some amount of overnight travel

  • The ability to obtain a US Government security clearance. A willingness to apply and US citizenship are required.

Additional Skills that would be AWESOME:

  • Experience with ROS, OpenCV or Unity

  • Experience training machine learning systems such as Yolo

  • Experience with machine learning CNN and DNN systems

  • Interest and experience with software configuration management

Why Us

Raytheon BBN Technologies (BBN) is the research company behind many revolutionary advances that we take for granted today. BBN is where email was invented and the first routers were implemented. Today, BBN's scientists and engineers are working to advance the state-of-the-art on topics ranging from machine language translation to quantum cryptography. BBN offers the opportunity to perform exciting and revolutionary research that solves important problems in an exciting, collaborative environment. BBN values work/life balance (as evidence by a normal 40 hour work week), a comfortable work environment (as evidence by offices that have doors and windows and your choice of computer, OS and tools), and a pursuit of research (as evidence by our staffed research library, encouraging publications, and paying people to attend conferences). We are looking for a creative, talented software developer to join our Intelligent Software and Systems group. Work in our group focuses on designing, developing, and deploying new advances in artificial intelligence, cyber security, autonomous systems, virtual technologies and distributed computing to solve challenging problems across a variety of application domains.

Our team members are passionate about growth, innovation, and collaboration. We are constantly striving to learn and improve. If you are a creative problem solver and have an insatiable appetite for learning, come join our team! We offer outstanding benefits that include flexible work schedules, a competitive 401k company match, a Retirement Contribution plan, performance based incentive, paid parental leave, paid time off, and many other employee discounts.

The salary range for this role is 53,000 USD - 103,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.