CURRENT OPENINGS

Applications for our paid 10 week 2019 Summer Internship Program will begin in November.

Knexus Research is currently hiring for the positions listed below:

If you're interested in applying, and have the necessary qualifications and experience we seek, please fill out an application.


Data Scientist – Big Data Privacy

Full Time, Temporary (Multiple Positions)

About Us:  Knexus Research Corporation is a leading artificial intelligence and machine learning R&D company with a mission to advance the state-of-the-art in autonomy, data analytics,  and decision aids for supporting national science and technology initiatives.

The Opportunity:  As a Data Scientist you will be part of a team prototyping and evaluating ground-breaking privacy preserving algorithms for large data sets.  This position gives you a rare opportunity to learn about and make significant contributions to the emerging field of privacy analytics over big data.

Duration: This is a temporary (12-18 months), full-time position.

Where: Our head office is located in the heart of National Harbor, MD, a waterfront district that overlooks the Potomac River, downstream from DC, with VA on one side and MD on the other.  

Responsibilities

  • Assist with data analytics requirement gathering from analysts & subject matter experts
  • Review and analyze existing data models survey data and recommend design changes
  • Support design and development of new statistical analyses of survey data
  • Design and prototype data models and routines for synthetic data generation and analysis.
  • Document, report and present findings and recommendations to the team

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s of Science or Graduate Degree in computer science, statistics, or related field
  • Data modeling and database design including schema design for big data analysis
  • Experience with statistical modeling and analyses of large datasets
  • Experience with Python

Bonus Experience

  • Experience in the field of Differential Privacy
  • Experience with analysis and modeling of survey and questionnaire data
  • Experience with statistical programming languages such as R or SAS
  • Professional software engineering experience
  • Familiarity with social science research using census data
  • Familiarity with theoretical statistics

Work Environment

  • Lab-like, Inventive:  web technologies, AI, machine learning skunkworks
  • Open:  Investigate, experiment, learn, actively discuss, listen, and be heard
  • Casual:  Leggings, flip-flops or shorts are ok!
  • Flexible:  Like to sleep in late, and work into the evening?  That’s ok too
  • Work alongside top AI scientists and engineers!

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Performance bonus
  • Fully vested company contributions to employee retirement plan
  • Great health insurance (medical, Rx, dental & vision) with company contribution
  • We pay your Short Term Disability, Life and Accidental insurances
  • 3 weeks of paid time off per year that increases with tenure, plus, 10 Federal Holidays!
  • Monthly telecommuting allowance (so you can work from home when necessary)
  • Free covered parking at the head office

Interview and Selection:  Applicants should be prepared to discuss and explain their computer science and development experience, participate in a Python programming test, submit any publications they have authored, and submit code or knowledge engineering samples as applicable.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Release Date: October 2018

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Software Engineer – Big Data Privacy

Full Time, Temporary Position (Multiple Positions and Seniority)

About Us:  Knexus Research Corporation is a leading artificial intelligence and machine learning R&D company with a mission to advance the state-of-the-art in autonomy, data analytics,  and decision aids for supporting national science and technology initiatives.

The Opportunity:  You will work with a team of prominent data scientists and engineers to  develop and evaluate software for preserving privacy over big data. This position gives you a rare opportunity to make ground-breaking contributions toward the development of software suite for automated testing of privacy preserving algorithms. You will be contribute to all stages of  agile software development to deliver high quality, robust, and maintainable software.

Duration: Temporary (12-18 months) full-time position with potential for transitioning to a permanent position.

Where: Our head office is located in the heart of National Harbor, MD, a waterfront district that overlooks the Potomac River, downstream from DC, with VA on one side and MD on the other.  

Responsibilities

  • Collaboratively design, implement, and test software using cutting-edge technologies
  • Develop modular systems in a distributed architecture
  • Use agile development techniques
  • Develop and maintain Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Deliver and maintain a high standard of software code quality

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 2+ years experience as a Software Engineer
  • Strong Python programming ability
  • Experience with Git distributed version control, build frameworks (e.g. gradle, maven, cmake, gulp), unit test frameworks (e.g. junit, testng, mocha, python unittest)
  • Experience working in a small team environment

Bonus Experience

  • Implementing data analytics on large datasets
  • Kanban Workflow, GitFlow, and related software engineering practices
  • Container and Database technologies such as Docker, SQL, NoSQL
  • Developing or maintaining CI/CD build pipelines

Work Environment

  • Lab-like, Inventive:  web technologies, AI, machine learning skunkworks
  • Open:  Investigate, experiment, learn, actively discuss, listen, and be heard
  • Casual:  Leggings, flip-flops or shorts are ok!
  • Flexible:  Like to sleep in late, and work into the evening?  That’s ok too
  • Work alongside top AI scientists and engineers!

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Performance bonus
  • Fully vested company contributions to employee retirement plan
  • Great health insurance (medical, Rx, dental & vision) with company contribution
  • We pay your Short Term Disability, Life and Accidental insurances
  • 3 weeks of paid time off per year that increases with tenure, plus, 10 Federal Holidays!
  • Monthly telecommuting allowance (so you can work from home when necessary)
  • Free covered parking at the head office

Interview and Selection:  Applicants should be prepared to discuss and explain their computer science and development experience, participate in a Python programming test, submit any publications they have authored, and submit code or knowledge engineering samples as applicable.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Release Date: October 2018

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Administrative Assistant

Part Time

About Us:  Knexus Research Corporation is a leading artificial intelligence and machine learning R&D company with a mission to advance the state-of-the-art in autonomy, data analytics,  and decision aids for supporting national science and technology initiatives.

The Opportunity:  We have an opening for a part-time Administrative Assistant.  This candidate will primarily assist with technical recruiting, but will also perform other administrative and HR related tasks. This position is for 20 hours a week with a flexible work schedule and the possibility of some remote work.

Where: Our head office is located in the heart of National Harbor, MD, a waterfront district that overlooks the Potomac River, downstream from DC, with VA on one side and MD on the other.  

Responsibilities

  • Technical recruiting
  • Social Media postings
  • Asset tracking
  • Office and Administrative tasks

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Associates, BA or working on BA
  • 0-2 years work experience
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills
  • Great people and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Multi-calendar scheduling

Bonus Experience

  • IT recruiting or IT knowledge
  • Experience in event planning and management

Work Environment

  • Casual:  Flip-flops and shorts are ok!
  • Flexible:  Like to sleep in late, and work into the evening?  That’s ok too
  • Work alongside top AI scientists and engineers!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Release Date: 28 September 2018

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AI Software Engineer – US Citizenship Required

About Us:  Knexus Research Corporation is a leading artificial intelligence and machine learning R&D company with a mission to advance the state of the art in autonomy and decision support systems while serving national science and technology initiatives.

The Opportunity:  We’re currently building multiple AI applications for mission planning with substantial ML components.  These are engineered into a microservices architecture with a database backend and Angular frontend, utilizing a combination of Java, Python, C++ and TypeScript.  Other projects include AI applications that combine Goal Recognition, Adversarial Reasoning, and Multi-Agent Simulation.

As a software engineer you will be involved with all parts of the software development life cycle and are expected to contribute to create the best product possible. We are looking for a self motivated engineer who is able to apply their skills and learn new technologies to solve real world problems. The ideal candidate will be a driven, team-oriented individual who will be able to hit the ground running. Prior engineering experience is required, and we will provide further guidance and training in relevant software engineering skills and tools. This is a full time, permanent, on-site position.

Where: Our head office is located in the heart of National Harbor, MD, a waterfront district that overlooks the Potomac River, downstream from DC, with VA on one side and MD on the other.  The possibilities are endless no matter which state you choose to live in!

Responsibilities

  • Collaboratively design, implement, and test software using cutting-edge technologies
  • Develop modular systems in a distributed architecture
  • Use agile development techniques
  • Develop solutions for our customers including simulation, domain knowledge acquisition, and process optimization

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum 2+ years experience in a Software Engineering position
  • Proficiency with Java and/or Python
  • Experience with distributed version control (e.g. git, mercurial)
  • Experience with build frameworks (e.g. gradle, maven, cmake, gulp)
  • Experience with unit test frameworks (e.g. junit, testng, mocha, python unittest)
  • Experience working in a small team environment

Bonus Experience

  • Artificial Intelligence and/or Machine Learning experience
  • Proficiency with C++, JavaScript, and TypeScript
  • Experience creating and using REST APIs
  • Familiarity with technologies such as Docker, SQL, NoSQL, Node, Spring, Flask
  • Experience with Kanban Workflow, GitFlow, and related software engineering practices

Work Environment

  • Lab-like, Inventive:  web technologies, AI, machine learning skunkworks
  • Open:  Investigate, experiment, learn, actively discuss, listen, and be heard
  • Casual:  Flip-flops and shorts are ok!
  • Flexible:  Like to sleep in late, and work into the evening?  That’s ok too
  • Work alongside top AI scientists and engineers!

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance bonus
  • Fully vested company contributions to employee retirement plan
  • Great health insurance (medical, Rx, dental & vision) with company contribution
  • We pay your Short Term Disability, Life and Accidental insurances
  • 3 weeks of paid time off per year that increases with tenure, plus, 10 Federal Holidays!
  • Relocation assistance for out of state moves
  • Monthly telecommuting allowance (so you can work from home when necessary)
  • Free covered parking at the head office

Citizenship:  Due to Federal Government Contractual requirements, US Citizenship is required for this position.

Interview and Selection:  Applicants should be prepared to discuss and explain their computer science and development experience, participate in a programming test, submit any publications they have authored, and submit code or knowledge engineering samples as applicable.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Apply Now