Senior Research Scientist - Analytics Lab

Job Description
BAE Systems is looking for a Research Scientist in the area of Analytics and Computing. In this role, you will support R&D in projects relevant to the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense.

This includes: programming languages, modeling of computing systems, development tools, and probabilistic programming; static and dynamic analysis, explainable software, artificial intelligence / computer vision, trustworthy systems, computer architecture, and distributed computing.

You will be engaged in R&D efforts through all phases of its lifecycle, from brainstorming and conceptualization, to opportunity identification and development, to leading research and experimentation during program execution. The candidate will craft whitepaper and proposals elements encapsulating technical ideas, publish and present R&D results in peer reviewed venues, and actively engage in the broader research community through professional leadership activities.

Our team includes software engineers with a dedicated passion for creating first-of-kind systems, as well as intelligence analysts with a strong dedication to the mission. You will serve as a key member of BAE Systems Advanced Analytics Lab. The work location will be in our McLean, VA office.

Our research spans the R&D lifecycle, from basic and applied research up through advanced technology demonstration to transitioning our results to business areas within our organization and in some cases directly to our government customers.

You Will Leverage

  • Cutting edge advanced computing research
  • Application to real-world challenges
  • Collaboration with investigators from top computer science departments
  • Exceptional teammates
  • Opportunities for professional growth
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
  • Ph.D. degree and 0-2 years work experience OR Master's degree and 3+ years of work experience OR Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of work experience, OR equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated technical innovation with strong written and communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Computer Science research and academic space
  • Eligible for a TS/SCI Security Clearance
Preferred Skills and Education
  • MS or Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field
  • Software engineering
  • Test and integration
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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