• 14-Apr-2019 to 14-May-2019 (EST)
  • PAS
  • Woburn, MA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Aptima is a fast-paced, employee-focused small business that excels in finding solutions to complex problems in human-centered engineering. Aptima has an opening for an experienced, motivated visionary to shape and lead research and development programs involving the teaming of human and artificial intelligence.

In this position you will:

  • Lead research efforts to identify and develop novel approaches to allow humans and artificial intelligence to team together to improve reasoning, analysis, prediction, and decision-making about complex problems
  • Maintain awareness of the latest artificial intelligence techniques and identify applications of those techniques
  • Contribute to the design of user interfaces to support new approaches to human-AI teaming
  • Contribute to the design and execution of research studies to assess the usability, utility, and performance of human-AI teaming techniques
  • Collaborate with software engineers and data scientists to implement and test new approaches
  • Contribute to proposal writing, project management, and customer interactions

Minimum requirements:

  • Minimum master's degree in a relevant discipline, including but not limited to: computer science, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, mathematics, and human factors
  • Experience working on distributed, collaborative teams
  • Experience working on research-oriented projects
  • Experience writing proposals and acquiring funding for large programs
  • Experience in leading research and development projects or teams

The ideal candidate will have one or more of the following:

  • Ph.D. in the abovementioned disciplines
  • Experience writing and presenting on findings in peer reviewed journals or conferences on these topics
  • Experience building systems and visualizations that enable humans and artificially intelligent systems to collaborate
  • Experience developing the underlying models and frameworks upon which artificially intelligent systems operate
  • Experience in building, leveraging and advancing the state of the art in AI models such as Machine Learning, Reinforcement Learning, or Deep Neural Nets
  • Experience in deploying, scaling AI solutions in modern environments such as AWS or TPUs
  • Experience in evaluating and improving user interfaces or visualizations
  • Knowledge of human-computer interaction, visual analytics, data journalism, human factors, and/or cognitive science research
  • Experience in Human-AI teaming applications such as Personal Assistants, Ground and Air Robotics, and Cyber Security Operations

All applicants selected will be subject to a background check and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Aptima, Inc. participates in the US Government E-Verify Program. For more information, click on http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.


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