BAE Systems Senior Level Scientist in Reston, Virginia
Looking to make a difference developing disruptive technologies? Solving the Defense and Intelligence Communities hardest problems with innovative software and hardware solutions, BAE Systems FAST Labs is technology s leading-edge destination for thought leaders. FAST Labs, the research arm of BAE Systems Electronic Systems, is searching for a Senior-Level Scientist with multi-domain defense collection experience and a familiarity with intelligence problem decomposition, collection measures of performance, and collection measures of effectiveness to join their Special Activity Exploitation (SAX) research group. SAX is part of BAE Systems FAST Labs division, which is heavily involved in advanced research concepts primarily from the various government research labs and organizations, including DARPA and IARPA. Members of the group are involved in the entire cycle of research development, from the initial concept ideation and program shaping with potential customers and new business pursuits through the execution and transition of research concepts to BAE Systems business areas and products. Most programs involve small teams of principal engineers and academically strong assistant researchers.
The SAX directorate is a cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research and engineering organization that is the ES lead for invention and application of innovative machine learning, control, and optimization approaches to learn patterns of behavior from a wide range of data sources, including real-time sensor feeds. Exploitation uses of these behavioral models include anomaly and change detection, prediction of future behavior, and recognition of complex events and activities. Applications of our technology include terrestrial, maritime, and space domains over a range of sensing modalities (e.g., radar, full motion video, radio communication) spanning the technology readiness spectrum from basic research through fielded operational systems. Our cutting edge projects and opportunities advance the frontiers of science as well as contributing to practical systems that solve real problems.
Typical Education & Experience
8 Years with HS
6 years with AA
4 years with BS
2 years with MS
Required Skills and Education
An Active US Top Secret clearance-SCI eligibility are required
Practical experience in designing measures of performance and measures of effectiveness for multi-source collection assets
Knowledge of Activity-Based Intelligence indicators and observables and Intelligence Problem Decomposition
Knowledge of AI/ML application areas such as Natural Language Processing and data extraction techniques
Preferred Skills and Education
Practical experience in deconstructing Joint and Service specific Intelligence Planning Processes such as JIPOE and IPOE with a working knowledge of the DoD APEX process and Defense Collection Management Enterprise
Strong knowledge of the intelligence cycle and cross-domain collection tasking processes and associated databases
Strong writing and presentation skills
Experience presenting to technical audiences
Bachelor's Degree or 10 years of cross-domain technical collection experience.
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact for our customers and the communities we serve.
Senior Level Scientist
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