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1676 - Machine Learning Manager

Silver Spring, Maryland

We are looking for a candidate with a history of successfully managing research teams and a strong background in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for a full-time managerial position in our Machine Learning and Data Analytics department. The candidate will be leading a group of researchers working on basic and applied research, as well as the conception and development of prototypes, in various areas of AI/ML, data analytics, big data, and related areas. The candidate will be responsible for technical and people management, as well as business development and proposal writing.


  • Requires BA/BS with 10 years of experience with at least 4 years of management-level responsibility. The incumbent has specialized knowledge in at least one area of expertise and general knowledge in 1-2 other areas.
  • A successful candidate will have a broad background across multiple technology areas, including AI/ML and its applications to areas including but not limited to cyber security, autonomy, visual analytics, text analytics, networking, and so on. This person will be responsible for leading the technical execution of programs, identifying funding opportunities, meeting with customers, shaping programs, and writing or participating in proposal efforts.


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science/Engineering or related area.
  • Strong research background in machine learning/artificial intelligence and its applications to Government customers areas of research, such as robust and adversarial AI/ML, advantage in cyber operations, confidence in the information domain, resilient and adaptable systems, mosaic technologies, and related areas.
  • Experience in business development and writing winning proposals for R&D opportunities with DoD/IC/other Government customers, such as DARPA, IARPA, ARL, AFRL, etc.
  • Experience in leading DARPA or similar projects as Principal Investigator.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability and desire to quickly acquire knowledge of new subject matter areas.


  • An active Secret clearance is required