Analytics, Modeling & Simulation: Principal Scientist/Engineer
Aptima, Inc. - Washington, DC

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We currently have an opening for an experienced, passionate, and creative scientist/engineer with a background in mathematical modeling and simulation. The hiring team employs computational methods to maximize organizational effectiveness, identify patterns in noisy data, and understand/design organizational, cultural, and social behavior. The ideal candidate will possess a background in problem analysis, mathematical formulation, algorithm development, and/or model implementation and analysis, and will also have experience in technical management and customer interaction.

Possible responsibilities include technical management of multi-disciplinary projects, oversight of integrated product development, and coordination of large proposals. The position entails substantial collaboration with software engineering and social science staff members.

Minimum Requirements:
Masters or Ph.D . in an engineering or applied mathematical modeling discipline ( e.g ., Computer Science, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research)

Technical R&D experience in one or more of the following areas:

Developing and implementing optimization and probabilistic classification, inference, or control models for organizational analysis or behavior recognition from diverse sensor sources

Developing and applying social network or other graph theoretic analyses as quantitative models of social phenomena

Developing and employing intelligent agents, socio-cultural models, or mixed-initiative AI planning for smart decision support systems

Developing and utilizing machine learning techniques to complex real-world data

History of customer-facing business development activities

Track record of program management and/or product development for large programs of record from DARPA , DoD research labs, or other government agencies

Background in writing and winning technical proposals

Experience collaborating with software engineers, mathematicians, and intelligence analysts

Authorship in journal and/or other refereed publications

Experience writing technical reports and proposals

U.S . Citizenship

Active security clearance preferred; must be able to obtain Secret security clearance

Aptima will compensate applicants for any travel or relocation expenses to fill this position. All applicants must be willing to work on site at Aptima’s Washington, DC location, Monday through Friday (no telecommuting or compressed schedules). Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume/vita, and publications list to .

All applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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In the age of technology, the human is the last frontier for innovation. Aptima's mission is to engineer tools and systems that increase...