Raytheon Scientist I - Speech, Language & Multimedia; PhD New Grad in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Raytheon BBN Technologies (BBN) is looking for creative, talented individuals to join our world-class Speech, Language, and Multimedia group and to help us advance the state-of-the-art in our areas of operation. Our work ranges from seminal research and development to advanced fielded solutions. BBN's research team collaborates with universities on a range of cutting edge projects. Our research activities drive the development of industry-leading 24x7 solutions and their deployment into demanding user environments. At BBN, Scientists work with a team of experienced staff to design and implement new techniques in a variety of technologies, including speech recognition, speaker ID, language ID, machine translation, information extraction, question-answering, machine learning, NLP, document image processing, and video analysis. Responsibilities include algorithm implementation, testing, analyzing, and documenting the performance of the new algorithms, and integrating the resulting advances into existing systems and components. BBN offers an exciting collaborative environment with the opportunity to contribute to revolutionary research. Career growth is encouraged through support for publication of research papers, participation in leading research conferences, on-site training, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement. BBN currently has several exciting opportunities available for the right candidates. If you believe that you would thrive in a culture that emphasizes innovation and technical excellence, we want to hear from you. Required Education/Experience: • PhD in Electrical Engineering (EE), Computer Science (CS), Mathematics, Computational Linguistics, or related areas and two (2) years of research experience. • Strong analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills. • Background in probability, statistics, or machine learning. • Experience in at least two of the following programming languages: C/C++, Java, Python. • Solid working knowledge of Linux and/or MS Windows programming environments. Desired Qualifications • Good communication and presentation skills. • Internship or co-op experience in one or more of the areas listed above. 100076