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POSTED May 21

Software Engineer Research

Full Time Remote Technology

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Overview

Exciting opportunity to work on significantly advancing the state-of-the-art in cybersecurity tools! Our effort is addressing an outstanding software security hole, through novel applications of machine learning. 

Location : GrammaTech has offices in Ithaca, NY, Bethesda, MD, and Madison, WI — but will consider remote employees when there is a strong match of skills and remote work experience,outside the recent pandemic. (Remote employees MUST be located in the United States.)

Responsibilities

Under guidance of a principal investigator (PI), a software engineer on a research project will implement innovative prototypes to explore new approaches to problems in software security. A research-oriented software engineer is expected to:


* Study and implement approaches drawn from academic literature or in-house design.

* Evaluate the resulting prototype implementation to test its value in addressing the research goals.

* Report results to the PI and respond by adapting the prototype to better address research goals.

* Contribute to presentations and written reports that keep research sponsors up to date on project progress.

* Prepare prototypes for demonstrations and evaluations by research sponsors.




Qualifications

Required


* BS in Computer Science or equivalent. 

* Three (3) years or more of industry experience.

* Significant experience with applying machine learning techniques such as artificial neural networks, support vector machines, and cluster analysis to different problem domains.

* Experience with implementing robust software using open source machine learning frameworks such as keras, scikit-learn, gensim. Such experience is expected to be in projects that are beyond standard coursework.

* Ability to read advanced machine learning publications, and to judge and implement the key ideas.

* Advanced software application development skills in Python and C++. 

* Thorough understanding of data structures and algorithms.




Preferred


* MS or PhD in Computer Science. 

* Experience with machine code (x86, x64, ARM).

* Knowledge of the cybersecurity domain.

* Knowledge of containerization, orchestration, and deployment (docker, Kubernetes, AWS).




GrammaTech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 
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