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Lead Machine Researcher - Audio

Two Six Labs
Arlington, VA 22201
  • Job Code

  • Lead Machine Researcher - Audio

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US-WA-Tacoma

    Job ID 2019-1159 # of Openings 1 State Arlington, VA Category Software/Hardware/Field Engineers

  • Overview

    The Data Science Team applies expertise in machine learning, computational architectures, data visualization, and simulation to solve hard research challenges in high impact areas including cybersecurity, biological systems, and distributed sensor platforms. We've built large-scale data mining and generation pipelines, prototypes to visualize graphs with millions of nodes, and automated systems that detect malware, summarize source code, and predict protein stability.

    Our team values creativity, initiative, collaboration, and diversity. We strive for a fun and collegial atmosphere that encourages intellectual crosspollination and professional growth. In short, we're passionate about empowering our customer's missions and enjoy working together at the leading edge of technology!


    As a Lead Machine Learning Researcher , you will lead technical efforts to apply state-of-the-art deep learning and signal processing techniques to event detection problems in diverse time-domain signals, including audio, accelerometer, and network data. You will also apply machine learning techniques to generate prototypes for biometric authentication and identification using this data. You may also develop acoustic simulation environments for data augmentation and noise removal. You will work on a multidisciplinary project team that includes experts in cybersecurity, with clients that include DARPA and other DoD and IC Agencies.


    Key Qualifications:

    • Expertise in state-of-the-art machine learning techniques and their application to challenging problems, especially in speech or biometrics (speech-to-text transcription, speaker recognition).
    • Experience with digital signal processing techniques (noise removal, channel equalization, beamforming, speaker localization, filter design).
    • Demonstrable programming experience with Python, C/C++, or similar language.
    • Comfortable analyzing complex problems and communicating research results.
    • 5+ years of relevant practical experience.
    • Relevant BS degree (CS, EE, math/stats, etc.) or equivalent practical experience.
    • Ability to obtain DoD security clearance.

    Nice to Have:
    • Applied research experience, especially with DARPA or a similar agency.
    • Experience providing technical leadership to a project team and/or mentoring junior team members.
    • Familiarity with TensorFlow and/or PyTorch
    • Familiarity with software development tools and platforms (Git, Docker, Jupyter, etc.).
    • Advanced degree or published work in a relevant research area.
    • Active DoD security clearance.

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    Two Six Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic corrected by law.

    As a federal contractor, Two Six Labs has established affirmative action programs to ensure non-discrimination and affirmative action in Two Six Labs's policies and practices for qualified women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The narrative portion of Two Six Labs affirmative action plans for individuals with disabilities and veterans are available for inspection at our offices during normal business hours. Employees and applicants interested in inspecting these plans should contact Human Resources by phone 703-543-9662 or by email at hr@twosixlabs.com for assistance.

    If you are interested in applying for employment with Two Six Labs and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department by email at hr@twosixlabs.com or by calling 703-543-9662.

    Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-24
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