Machine Learning Researcher - CIPHER

Atlanta, GA 30303

Job Description

GTRI is searching for a Machine Learning Researcher to work in the Assured Software and Information Division (ASID) in the Cybersecurity, Information Protection, and Hardware Evaluation Research (CIPHER) Lab. ASID is a new unit focusing on developing and implementing analytical methods to assure the security and integrity of data, software, algorithms, and cyber-connected devices. Research areas of interest include: AI/ML, information theory, quantitative reasoning, programming language and compiler theory, formalisms, combinatorics, formal methods, abstract interpretation, symbolic analysis, static and dynamic analysis, malware analysis, fuzzing, natural language processing, and other fundamental mathematical-based knowledge applied to diverse cyber problems.

The CIPHER Lab has programs across a wide range of cybersecurity topics, including secure information systems, cyber-physical systems, reverse engineering, software and hardware assurance, trusted microelectronics, command and control systems, cyber threat analysis, and novel computing and information storage approaches including quantum and molecular systems. The goal of ASID is to grow a forward-looking capability in quantitative methods that brings innovative cross-disciplinary methods and techniques to the laboratorys diverse cyber research portfolio. Current efforts include projects in adversarial machine learning, software assurance, cyber-physical system reverse engineering, cyber system resilience, and natural language processing applied to cybersecurity. Researchers in the division often develop solutions in collaboration with Georgia Tech faculty and students as well as research groups in academia, industry, and government from around the globe.

ASID researchers operate in a culture with an entrepreneurial spirit, but within an environment that provides the stability of funded programs of nationally relevant purpose. This position offers an opportunity to provide mentorship and cultivate career growth in an open culture. The position is based at GTRI facilities in Midtown Atlanta, GA. Researchers at GTRI are research faculty at Georgia Tech.

Job Duties

  • Conducting basic and applied research projects to solve complex cyber and information security problems using machine learning
  • Development and execution of internal research and development programs supporting the division strategic vision,
  • Development of proposals for new research efforts

 

Travel Requirements

10% - 25% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Associate I

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or a related field of study

Research Engineer/Scientist/Associate II

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or a related field of study and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or a related field of study and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or a related field of study

Senior Research Scientist/Associate

  • A Masters degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or a related field of studyand seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or a related field of study and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or a related field of study and four (4) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Candidates currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor's degree program relevant to this position will be considered.  Candidates must have a graduation date of no later than August.

  • 0-5 years professional experience in the machine learning domain.
  • Experience with data science and machine learning
  • Experience with Python (including numPy, sciPy, pandas, matplotlib) and C/C++
  • Knowledge of various AI and machine learning techniques, algorithms, and related development environments.
  • Candidate must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Research experience in computer science, mathematics, physical science, or engineering field.
  • Original research experience with collecting and preparing data for use in machine learning tools such as Tensorflow, PyTorch, and Scikit-learn

 

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

Benefits at GTRI

Comprehensive information on currently offered GTRI benefits including Health & Welfare, Retirement Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Time Off, and Professional Development, can be found through this link: https://hr.gatech.edu/benefits

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

Posted:
Closes:

Back Submit Resume

Categories

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.

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Machine Learning Researcher - CIPHER

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Atlanta, GA 30303

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account