Sr. Principal Scientist - CART

Job Description

Find out what comes next. At BAE Systems, Inc. FAST Labs' Collaboration, Architecture & Reasoning Technologies (CART) directorate, we're innovating for the future. "We Protect Those Who Protect Us®."-we work in a in a collaborative culture on interdisciplinary teams to innovate first-in-kind technology to solve today's hardest problems in intelligence analysis, artificial intelligence, and human-machine teaming. Our organization embraces scientists; we give you the training, resources, opportunities, and access you need to put your work in the hands of those who need it. Our culture and flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. Work with BAE Systems and you'll find out where your work makes an impact and where your career goes next.

Your Role:


  • Work with program managers, customers, academic and business partners to develop research programs that shape the Science and Technology Landscape
  • Lead teams of scientists and engineers on complex, cutting-edge programs of research as a Principal Investigator
  • You work hands-on in your own projects; you contribute your time and experience to solving the problems you care about
  • Explore our network and build your own to develop strong collaborative teams including top academics, small-business, and other sectors within BAE Systems
  • Showcase your work at research conferences, co-author publications and patents

    Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status


  • Typical Education & Experience
    Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

    Required Skills and Education
  • {BA, MA, PhD} with {8+, 6+, 2+} years of research experience
  • Experience leading research teams
  • Excellent people skills. Must be able to influence and open-minded to others' influence.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written


  • Preferred Skills and Education
  • The ideal candidate has completed a graduate education in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, Cognitive Science or related discipline, and applies their education to problems in the realm of Data Science or Human Language Technology development. Examples of highly desirable skill sets are as follows:
  • Skill with scientific programming and scripting languages, like Python
  • Past experience in Natural Language Processing methodologies, such as:
  • Information extraction and retrieval
  • Language generation and summarization
  • Discourse analysis
  • Semantic parsing
  • Paraphrase detection
  • Taxonomy and ontology development
  • Multi-source entity disambiguation
  • Machine learning, including deep learning
  • Expertise in Agile product development methodologies
  • Datastore and index design
  • Knowledge engineering
  • Web-content extraction and document parsing
  • Experience with grant/proposal writing activities


  • About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
    BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.


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