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Research Programmer II

Information Sciences Institute Arlington, Virginia

Information Sciences Institute (ISI), a unit of the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering, is a world leader in the research and development of advanced information processing, computing, and communications technologies. ISI operates one of the world’s largest academic high-performance computing clusters. ISI has three research campuses:  one in Marina Del Rey, CA; one in Arlington, VA; and one in Waltham, MA.

ISI seeks a Research Programmer II who would like to create and deliver a new generation of artificial intelligence and human language technology to empower human analysts based on machine learning, human language technology, and knowledge graphs.

This position is located in Arlington, VA 

A successful candidate will have

  • A master’s degree in Computer Science or related field;
  • A strong background in software engineering or intelligence analysis;
  • Experience in developing advanced artificial intelligence software for classified environments, for instance, automatic knowledge base construction and machine learning;
  • Able to start before the end of June; and
  • Must have a current DoD security clearance and the ability to maintain it. According to U.S. government regulations, ONLY U.S. citizens are eligible for this type of clearance.

Necessary skills include experience with Unix/Linux and git as well as a strong programming background in at least one of Python, C++, or Java; experience with toolkits such as Kaldi, Moses, torch, tensorflow or theano is an additional bonus.

ISI’s work ranges from theoretical basic research, such as computer science discovery, machine learning, and human language technology, to applied research and development, such as design and modeling of innovative prototype systems and devices.

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.



REQ20073130 Posted Date: 04/11/2019

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