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Senior AI Research Scientist

Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.


Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics, or related scientific/engineering discipline
  • Experience in developing AI planning and search systems
  • Expertise in various planning techniques, such as Search-Based Planning, Hierarchical Task Network (HTN) planning, and SMT planning
  • Proficient in Python, C, Rule Engines, Clips, Prolog, Z3
  • Experience in state modeling
  • Experience in multi-objective functions
  • Experience in domain-relevant objective development
  • Experience working with large integrated analytical systems
  • Experience integrating technical solutions
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Working knowledge of modern development practices and toolsets (Git, CI/CD, Agile)
  • Active secret clearance required.
  • (Top Secret preferred, and SCI eligibility strongly preferred)


We are looking for candidates with a strong interest in AI Planning and Search research and development for full-time positions in our Cyber Security research group.Candidates will work with teams to research, conceive, and develop prototypes, and should be adept at identifying successful approaches to complex problems. Senior Research Scientists play leadership roles on teams that design, implement, and test research prototypes and software systems aimed at solving cutting-edge research problems. Senior Research Scientists are expected to work independently in a collaborative technical environment and provide technical leadership, including mentoring junior staff members; creativity and initiative are a plus.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-27 Expires: 2023-10-01

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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