Technical Staff - Optimization and Machine Learning
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Location: Lexington, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Operations Research Professionals
Telecommuting is allowed.
If you are interested in developing exciting new technologies that enable safe, efficient, and secure transportation for the nation, the Air Traffic Control Systems Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory may be the place for you.
We work in a wide range of mission areas, including weather sensing and forecasting, climate change mitigation, air traffic management, advanced air mobility, aviation cyber security, and military logistics. Our group brings together experts across multiple disciplines – systems analysis, meteorology, mathematics, computer science, aerospace engineering, human factors, and others – to address challenging and impactful real-world transportation problems. We develop unique and advanced prototype systems, and work closely with the US government, users, industry and academia to integrate cutting-edge systems into operations. Our technologies have been recognized nationally through numerous R&D100 awards, and we are proud to serve the country through our research. We offer a collegial work environment, value teamwork and diversity, and allow for flexible work arrangements.
We are seeking technical staff who can apply data science, optimization, or machine learning skills to important transportation and logistics problems. This position involves leading analytics efforts, leveraging complex data to develop optimization or predictive algorithms to enhance operations for our sponsors. Work will involve modeling and data analysis, algorithm development, systems integration, documentation, sponsor engagement and evaluation of systems in simulated and operational environments. Previous experience in the transportation domain is not necessary.
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Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.
To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees. Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.
PhD in Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, or other technical field with demonstrated academic excellence coupled with the ability to apply talents to new fields at both the technically detailed and big picture levels are required. In lieu of a PhD, an MS with 5+ years of directly related experience will be considered. Demonstrated excellence in communication skills and the ability to convey technical concepts in a clear, concise manner to a wide spectrum of audiences are required. The candidate must work in both a team-oriented environment and independently.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory researches and develops a broad array of advanced technologies to meet critical national security needs. What sets us apart from many national R&D laboratories is our focus on building operational prototypes of the unique systems we design.