Aptima
  • 09-Mar-2020 to 08-May-2020 (EST)
  • PAS
  • Columbia, MD, USA
  • 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 researcher to lead and/or support efforts regarding human-centered deployment of artificial intelligence technologies.

In this position you will:

  • Conduct field studies to inform how AI-related technologies and systems should be deployed to existing socio-technical systems
  • Contribute to the design and execution of research studies to assess the usability, utility, and performance of human-AI teaming techniques
  • Design evaluation methodologies and perform evaluation of products incorporating AI-related technologies
  • Maintain awareness of the latest artificial intelligence techniques and identify advantages and weaknesses of those 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:

  • U.S. Citizens only
  • Minimum master's degree in a relevant discipline, including but not limited to: Cognitive Science, I/O Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Engineering, Human Factors, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Artificial Intelligence, or Data Science
  • Experience working on distributed, collaborative teams
  • Experience working in and with inter-disciplinary teams
  • Experience working on research-oriented projects
  • Experience writing proposals and research papers

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

  • Ph.D. in the abovementioned disciplines
  • Experience with knowledge and behavioral elicitation techniques such as cognitive task analysis, cognitive work analysis
  • Experience with system evaluation techniques
  • Experience with human-in-the-loop experiments
  • Experience in evaluating and improving user interfaces or visualizations
  • Experience in applying, leveraging, and advancing the state-of-the-art in AI models such as Machine Learning, Reinforcement Learning, or Deep Neural Nets
  • Experience in deploying and scaling AI solutions in modern environments such as AWS or TPUs
  • Experience with 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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