Cognitive Computing Algorithms Engineer

Posted Date 5 months ago(10/18/2017 4:59 PM)
Job Location
Required Clearance
TS/SCI with Polygraph
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems is seeking an Cognitive Computing Algorithms Engineer that will contribute to the development of a Cognitive Computing embedded project, as well as productize and optimize other prototype algorithms and solutions. The project is a research-based initiative taking concepts through development to test and ultimately fielded into an integrated system.

We are looking for an experienced Cognitive Computing Algorithms Engineer.  The engineer will join a fast paced, rapid prototyping team focused Cognitive Computing Algorithms Engineer on applied Cognitive Computing (including artificial intelligence and machine learning) solutions for embedded applications.   



  • Develop novel, complex algorithms for autonomous embedded systems that must interpret large amounts of input state, constraint, and event data to generate actions and scheduled to achieve higher level goals
  • Use cognitive technologies to partially and fully automate critical systems for scheduling, planning and resource allocation
  • Teach and mentor others in the use of Cognitive Computing concepts and algorithms
  • Experience with a representative set of the following Cognitive Computing concepts/algorithms: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Neural Networks, Multilayer Perceptron, Radial Basis Function, MAXNET, Self-Organizing Map, Feedforward Network, Reinforcement Learning, Generative Models, Machine Reasoning, Unstructured Content/Data Analytics, Data Science, Knowledge Extraction and Representation, Feature Extraction, Principle Component Analysis, Clustering, Classification, Machine Vision, Natural Language Processing, Statistical Relational Learning, Expert Systems, Pattern Recognition, Large Scale Data Mining,  Probabilistic Methods, Bayesian Networks, Hidden Markov Models, Inference Engines, Training, and Digital Signal Processing (DSP) for Software Defined Radios
  • Mathematically minded with experience in manipulating high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources to highlight patterns, anomalies, relationships and trends with machine learning techniques
  • Develop requirements, evaluate and benchmark cognitive computing technologies
  • Algorithm development experience including the optimization of solutions on embedded hardware platforms
  • Apply and utilize historic, current and emerging techniques, technologies, and tools in creative ways
  • Familiarity with one or more neural network frameworks / tools such as Theano, Torch, Caffe, TensorFlow, MatLab, and Python
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional environment
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, networking and communication skills

ualified candidates must have a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or other related technical field

Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire.  Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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