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Scientist IV – Causal Inference & Reasoning

Malibu, CA, USA Req #76
Friday, December 18, 2020

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.

EDUCATION DESIRED: Ph.D. in Computer Science, Data Science, Network Science, Applied Math, EE or related fields

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The primary job function is to develop, implement, and evaluate algorithms and theories from the fields of quantitative causal inference and counterfactual reasoning, machine learning (computer vision, natural language processing), machine reasoning, and other related areas to process and gain insight from large amounts of multimodal relational data (e.g. text, images, graphs, spatio-temporal processes). Additional job functions include solving customer problems, writing invention disclosures, publishing papers, briefing customers, and assisting in marketing HRL expertise.

EXPERIENCE DESIRED: Research experience developing and implementing causal inference and counterfactual reasoning, machine learning, machine reasoning, data mining algorithms and software tools. Experience developing innovative solutions based on the application of relevant research results from a wide variety of literature i.e. from theory to software. Experience working on projects requiring group software development and version control is a plus. 

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Background in causal inference and one or more of the following areas: machine learning, machine reasoning, computer vision, network science/graph theory, text mining, statistics. Strong Python programming skills, in addition to R, C/C++, Java, and/or Matlab. Experience with Spark, YARN, MapReduce or Hadoop is a plus.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Good communication (verbal and written) skills, active participation in R&D team activities is required. Able and willing to occasionally travel.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license, special tools or restrictions): U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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