Scientist (AI Developer)

Location:South Gloucestershire
Job Type:Full Time
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Scientist Al Developer

Would you like to be involved in using newartificial intelligence algorithms? For the past 2years the Integrated Modelling Technologies Group (IMTG), part of theComputational Engineering business, has continuously increased its capabilityin AI and is now acting as an area of technical expertise within the Airsector. We have secured a variety of projects in this area to be delivered toour Air and Maritime customers. We currently have a vacancy for an Al Developerat our site in Filton, near Bristol.

As an Al Developer, you will be expected to beinvolved in developing machine learning algorithms for classification typeproblems using existing data sources from air, land or sea platforms. Forexample, typical work would be creating code in Python using the TensorFlowframework to create prototype applications.

This role will provide you with, a broadunderstanding of air, land and maritime platforms, the engineering lifecycleand how emerging AI/ML technologies can provide a step change in the design,development, test, maintenance and support of BAE Systems products. It alsooffers the opportunity to apply new machine learning to exciting newtechnologies within the defence environment. This role offers realistic careerprogression.

Your main responsibilities as a Scientist Al Developer will involve:

Manage technical projects competently in orderto ensure adherence with baseline schedule, scope and costs.

Develop new opportunities to deploy machinelearning for the benefit of BAE Systems.

Develop new algorithms in a variety of applicationareas including service engineering, manufacturing, situational awareness andautonomy.

Take responsibility for Technical developmentof applying machine learning algorithms across new development areas.

Maintainingknowledge in this area of expertise, keeping up to date with currentdevelopments and events.

Has an understanding of the customers’ businessissues and needs, both obvious and underlying.

Responds to customer requests, maintainingclear communication, correcting problems and taking action to make thingsbetter for the customer.

Your skills and qualifications as a Scientist Al Developer:

1+years of industry experience or a PhD or relevant post-doctoral experience(computer science/ physics/ mathematics/ STEM subject).

Bachelor’sand/or master’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, or equivalentexperience.

Ability to write high performance productionquality code.

Demonstrateproficiency in coding, e.g. C++/ Python/ MATLAB.

Demonstrated knowledge in some of thefollowing areas: Machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing,computer vision, pattern recognition, large-scale data mining

Some experience working on classificationproblems would be advantageous

Industryexperience building and productionizing innovative end-to-end Machine Learningsystems using frameworks such as TensorFlow would be advantageous.

What we're looking for in you:

The ability to learn on the job, eventually becomingthe main point of contact for AI related work within the group. To work whenrequired with limited supervision, seeking advice or guidance from colleagueswhere and when appropriate, to be able to establish good long-term workingrelationships within the Group and across the wider business, communicatingeffectively with customers and colleagues.

Location: Filton

**Salary:**£Competitive and based on experience

Benefits: Ouremployees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitivepension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed ShareIncentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexibleworking, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local andnational employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annualincentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leadingglobal defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edgeof technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customersin over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Air

BAE Systems Air brings together the company’sinternational capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current andfuture requirements, and compete for international export and collaborativeopportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record andexpertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms,components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado andHawk.

BAE Systems Air has the capability to providecustomers with information superiority through the delivery of actionableintelligence and information, together with the provision of innovativeinformation systems and services. Training is a key enabler to deliveringmilitary capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in theanalysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerfulcombination for our military customers around the world.

Working as an integral part of the teamdelivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is toprovide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that reallymatters.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer.We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from allbackgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of thecommunity which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, includingwomen, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use anypersonal information relating to your background at any stage of theapplication process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAESystems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factorsincluding your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/oryour place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for theorganisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive,we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply asearly as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAESystems.