Machine Intelligence Scientist/Engineer

Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/7/2021 9:49 AM)
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Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit


Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now



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We’re looking for candidates to join our amazing and ever-growing team! We work on exciting, diverse, cutting-edge projects across AI, Data Science, and Machine Learning R&D. We work on exciting, diverse, cutting-edge projects in a wide range of fields including data-intelligence, finance, medicine, genomics, speech, and other signals. We develop tools spanning data science, big data, and machine learning domains for government and commercial customers. Our projects range from basic research to deployed systems, for commercial customers to government entities working on the most pressing national security problems of our time.


You will support internally funded R&D, as well as customer funded efforts that enable you to innovate and execute in a supportive and fast paced environment. Areas of work include; machine learning for a variety of applications, data analytics, predictive and computational modeling of complex systems, and rapid prototyping (coding) of completely novel tools. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, engaging colleagues and building ideas in a team-centered environment. 


  • Expert in machine learning and/or computational modeling, algorithm development, data analytics
  • B.S./M.S./Ph.D. in computer science, machine learning, statistics, mathematics, computational biology, physics, or related field.
  • Creative individual, team player, self-starter
  • Scientific thinking and the ability to invent, a track record of thought leadership and contributions that have advanced the field
  • Familiarity with Agile development and Atlassian’s agile suite in particular.
  • Solid programming experience (e.g., Python, Matlab, R, C++, JAVA)
  • Good written and spoken communication skills.
  • US Govt. security clearance is a plus.


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