Lead Research Scientist, Multi-Domain Systems

Lead Research Scientist, Multi-Domain Systems

As a Lead Research Scientist in the Multi-Domain Systems directorate, you will lead research efforts in development of autonomous and multi-agent distributed systems.


  • Investigate fundamental topics in autonomous systems development, multi-agent distributed command and control, simulation to live drone software deployment, autonomous platform sensor fusion, localized sensing algorithm development, and fully autonomous system development.
  • Utilize Python, C++, R, and Java to develop models to test research theories.
  • Work with project / proposal teams to identify research approaches, hypotheses to be tested, and program milestones to achieve program objectives.
  • Lead project teams as the Principal Investigator.
  • Design statistically valid experiments to test and validate resulting computational models.
  • Analyze results of your experiments using sound scientific principles.
  • Prepare technical briefing materials/summarize technical work and progress of projects.
  • Collaborate with company leadership and senior technical staff to conduct proposal research and proposal writing.

This job is right for you if you have:

  • Implementation experience with multiple modeling and analysis techniques, including machine learning, operations research, optimization, control theory, data visualization, or probabilistic modeling.
  • Experience with ROS, and either TensorFlow, or PyTorch.
  • Demonstrated expertise in implementing algorithms in structured programming languages such as Python, Java, and C++
  • Experience using classical applied probabilistic, mathematical, and/or artificial intelligence methods
  • Experience with multi-agent decision making and unmanned multi-agent vehicles
  • Solid technical and proposal writing skills
  • Ability and desire to mentor junior staff
  • PhD in Computer Science or related field and 5+ years’ experience
Job Category: Research Scientist
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Boston
Business Area: Multi-Domain Systems

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