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2019-027-INT: Computer Scientist
DirectorateIntelligence & Defense Solutions
LocationSpringfield, VA
  
Riverside Research’s IDS Business Unit is seeking a full-time Computer Scientist with experience in analytic modeling and computer vision algorithmic Test & Evaluation development/application supporting the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency in the Washington DC metro area.

The Intelligence and Defense Solutions (IDS) Business Unit within Riverside Research is comprised of exceptionally talented and dedicated individuals, working as a team, who assist IC and DoD customers in accomplishing their critical missions.  Within IDS, we provide services spanning program management and advocacy, systems engineering, research and development, intelligence analytics, mission planning, and software engineering.  IDS currently assists three national intelligence agencies, three U.S. Service Intelligence Centers, and a variety of additional clients serving national and tactical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. 

All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. citizenship.
 
Job Responsibilities:
• Develops Test & Evaluation of computer vision algorithms
• Utilizes statistical requirements for testing and evaluation of algorithms
• Uses techniques from transfer learning, also known as few-shot or one-shot detection
• Establishes and documents system parameters and formats, ensures hardware and software systems compatibility and coordinates and/or modifies system parameters in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities
• Develops and delivers written results of T&E efforts
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Active Top Secret/SCI for Secret Clearance 
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Data Science or related field and 4+ years of hands-on experience in computer vision or analytic modeling
Strong skills in the high-level program language Python 
Minimal 4 years’ experience in data Linux operating systems 
3+ years of experience with handling and classifying data
3+ years of experience in test and evaluation field
Demonstrated proficiency in utilization of statistical models, algorithmic development, transfer learning techniques
Experience developing and implementing analytic models and related algorithms
Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
Ability to perform functional duties independently

Desired:
Fluency with high-level programming languages (Python, C++, MATLAB) and Jupyter notebooks
6+ years of experience in test and evaluation 
Demonstrated experience with computer vision techniques, national imagery, metadata, virtual environments, and GPU-computing
Intelligence production experience


Riverside Research strives to be one of America’s premier providers of independent, trusted technical and scientific expertise. As we continue to add experienced, technically astute staff, we are looking for highly motivated, talented team members that can help our DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) customers continue delivery of world class programs. As a not-for-profit, technology-oriented Defense Company, we believe service to customers and support of our staff is our mission. Our goal is to serve as a destination company by providing an industry-leading, positive, and rewarding employee experience for all who join us. We aspire to be a valued partner to our customers and to earn their trust through our unwavering commitment to achieve timely, innovative, cost-effective and mission-focused solutions.

All positions at Riverside Research are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.
  
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