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Senior Machine Learning Researcher - CIPHER - 1433

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Atlanta, GA
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Title: Senior Machine Learning Researcher - CIPHER - 1433
JobID: 1433
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: Job Description

 The Machine Learning Researcher will perform and supervise basic and applied research on sponsored programs targeted at integrating machine learning and network defense and/or intelligence analysis, and participating in internal R&D (IRAD) associated with advanced AI and machine learning techniques to solve cybersecurity and/or intelligence analysis problems. The Machine Learning Researcher will be expected to identify potential sponsored research opportunities, support conferences, sponsor briefings, participate in delivering content associated with short courses and CIPHER’s education initiatives and other activities in support of our outreach activities.


Education: MS in computer science, electrical engineering, artificial intelligence, or related technical field.  PhD a plus.

Senior Research Scientist

In addition to the years-in-rank requirement, this rank requires one (1) of the following:

  • A Master’s degree and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Master’s degree and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree and four (4) years' relevant full-time experience. For candidates holding the Doctoral degree, the last two (2) years of employment prior to employment at Georgia Tech will be considered if adequately documented, and the four-year time in grade requirement be reduced to two (2) years for candidates so qualified.

Principal Research Scientist   

In addition to the years-in-rank requirement, this rank requires either:

  • A Master's degree and eleven (11) years' relevant full-time experience; or
  • A Doctoral degree and seven (7) years' relevant full-time experience.

Experience: 5+ years professional experience in the machine learning domain.  Concurrent experience in cybersecurity and/or intelligence analysis domain is required. Business development experience a major plus.

Skills: Comprehensive knowledge of various AI and machine learning techniques, algorithms, and related development environments.  Demonstrated knowledge of cybersecurity and/or intelligence analysis issues and problems is also required. Candidate must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Software development experience is required.  Experience with machine learning development tools and techniques is a plus (Python, R, Matlab, Tensorflow, Caffe, etc). Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Other: Candidate must be a US citizen capable of holding a Top Secret DoD Security clearance, active clearance a major plus.

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.

Ranked as the #7 best public university, Georgia Tech provides a focused, technologically based education to more than 21,500 undergraduate and graduate students.

Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report.

Degrees are offered through the colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

The strong academic work ethic at Tech is balanced by a collegiate atmosphere incorporating both intercollegiate and intramural sports, campus traditions, and some 400 student organizations.

Alongside their academic achievements, Tech students are also active in the community, earning a well-rounded education through community service activities.

As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 centers focused on interdisciplinary research that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to American government, industry, and business.

There is no doubt that Georgia Tech stands out as a distinctively different kind of university, one that is eagerly encouraging and developing the revolutionary technologies of the 21st century.

Equipped with the extremely rich resources of an outstanding student body and faculty; strong partnerships with business, industry, and government; and support from alumni and friends, Georgia Tech is designing a future of global preeminence, leadership, and service.