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Machine Learning Research Scientist

Red Bank, NJ 07701
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Perspecta Labs

Perspecta Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Perspecta that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.


To create innovative solutions using Machine Learning (ML) technologies for various applications including cyber security, network design and optimization, decision making, knowledge representation, prediction. Applications include commercial and tactical networks, Internet-of-Things, edge devices, power grid systems, and 5G systems. We are looking for well knowledge and experienced engineer who is keen to involve in new initiative of AI and machine learning projects across various groups of companies.

The ML Research Scientist is expected to be familiar with wider scope of knowledge and experiences on designing and implementing of ML algorithms to solve research problems for both government and commercial applications. Self-motivated individuals who have strong analytical and mathematical background to engage in new research in machine learning are desired.

The ML Research Scientist is responsible for understanding the business problems, identifying/applying right machine learning technologies to solve problems and involving in formulation and execution of technologies for both military and commercial deployment.

  • Understand the business problem, challenge of existing technologies and areas of application for ML technologies.
  • Identify and choose right machine learning technologies for solving problems and formulate ML recipes for development.
  • Develop required machine learning models or prototype applications applying formulated ML recipes and verify the problem/solution fit.
  • Engage in ML research in innovative applications of AI and machine learning technologies to advance state-of-the-art technologies.


Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.


  • M.S. with 5+ years of experience or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Math or related field.
  • Established record of research and publication in machine learning related fields.
  • Software development experience with MATLAB, C, C++, and familiarity with source control tools such as "git"
  • US. Citizen with a current security clearance of SECRET or above, or the ability to obtain a security clearance

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-05-31 Expires: 2020-06-29

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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