Research Software Engineer

ID
2021-3029
Job Locations
US-MD-Rockville

Overview

Why work at IAI/BlueHalo

 

At Intelligent Automation (now a BlueHalo company) our employees describe their work as reminiscent to a graduate school lab with the unique opportunity to see your innovation go beyond the research environment. At IAI/BlueHalo your work will transition to the real world, where it can make a difference.

 

Being on the BlueHalo team means working alongside the brightest minds in technology on the toughest challenges facing our nation – not just every once in a while, but every single day.

 

Together, we are leading the transformation of modern warfare and each BlueHalo employee plays a key role. That’s why our investment in you goes beyond a rewarding salary and benefits package. We’re committed to providing our people with the best opportunities to develop their skills, share their knowledge, and push their innovative ideas to the cutting-edge. Having fun doing it with a team that feels like family all across BlueHalo Nation is the ultimate perk. From Space and Directed Energy to Cyber and Intelligence to C4ISR and Air & Missile Defense, there is no limit to where you can take your career with us.

 

Are you ready to launch a career at BlueHalo?

 

Benefits, Retirement & more

 

Our careers benefits include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Flexible/hybrid work schedule (built-in work from home days)
  • Professional development & educational assistance
  • Retirement savings with employer matching
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Medical and life insurance
  • Active social committee
  • Fitness center
  • Annual profit sharing
  • Relocation expenses
  • Paid vacation & holidays

 

About Us

 

Intelligent Automation, a BlueHalo company, is a technology innovation company with an office located in Rockville, MD. It conducts state-of-the-art research and product development in the areas of Intelligent Transportation Systems, Robotics, Signal Processing, Controls, Sensor Technologies, Distributed Intelligent Systems, and more.

 

We specialize in providing advanced technology solutions and R&D services to federal and state agencies, and corporations throughout the United States and internationally. Our transportation portfolio includes Surface Transportation, Big Data Analytics, Controls, Signal Processing, Modeling & Simulation, and Robotics & Sensor Systems.

Responsibilities

Role Overview

 

 

If you are a Research Software Engineer that enjoys working writing code for advanced algorithms, is passionate about understanding how things work, then you are highly encouraged to apply. We are seeking Research Software Engineers that want to solve complex problems and strive to stay current on the technology and literature in areas of high-performance computing, network analysis and machine learning.

 

JOB DUTIES

  • Design and prototype machine learning and network analytic algorithms
  • Construct tests and evaluations using in-house data to ensure correct behavior and demonstrate benefits
  • Develop and tune robust and scalable algorithm implementations
  • Evaluate and improve runtime performance of algorithm implementations
  • Debug and solve problems in complex environments

 

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Algorithm and data science development experience in Python, C/C++ and/or Java
  • Experience with software development lifecycle systems (e.g., git, jira, cmake, gradle, mvn) and experience working with complex software dependencies
  • Familiar with high performance and big data computing technology (e.g., MPI, OpenMP, OpenACC, CUDA, opencl, mapreduce, hadoop, spark, BSP)
  • Capable of writing high level interfaces for interpreted languages (e.g., SWIG, pyrex, mex, Rcpp)
  • Development of machine learning and/or graph-based algorithms (e.g., scikitlearn, networkx, mlpack, weka)
  • Comfortable working on linux systems

 

EDUCATION

  • A BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or related field is required

Qualifications

Leading the Transformation - The BlueHalo Effect
 
It speaks to who we are as a company, a global protective ring that shields everything we most want to safeguard, an unbroken line that ensures our customers retain the advantage in any battlespace, from high above the Earth to deep in cyberspace. It’s who we are, a halo, a protector, the light of inspired engineering keeping our Nation safe.
 
Our vision is a world where national security is certain because technical superiority is assured.
 
Join us and become a vital element of The BlueHalo Effect!

 


EEO Statement 
 
BlueHalo is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
 
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable workplace accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to Recruiting@bluehalo.com. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. This option is reserved only for individuals who are requesting a reasonable workplace accommodation. It is not intended for other purposes or inquiries.

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