Machine Learning Researcher

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It includes four industry-leading businesses—Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense. With 195,000 employees, the company is pushing the boundaries of avionics, cybersecurity, directed energy, electric propulsion, hypersonics, quantum physics and more.


Mid Level

East Hartford, CT, USA

Not defined

10 Jan → 09 Feb

Job Description

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

To realize our full potential, Raytheon Technologies is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

The Technology & Engineering organization is comprised of the global engineering function, several focused centers of expertise, and our advanced Research & Development Facility – the Research Center. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, we create smart, sustainable solutions that prove we can do the big things the right way.

Seeking a motivated and curious candidate for a Machine Learning Researcher position in the Advanced Learning and Analytics team, part of the Aerothermal and Intelligent Systems Department at Raytheon Technologies Research Center.

The Advanced Learning and Analytics team researches and develops machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing and human computer interaction solutions for a variety of high impact real world problems in the aerospace, manufacturing and defense industries. Examples include autonomous flight, material discovery and design, automated visual inspection of parts, robotic perception and prognostics and health management. We conduct basic and applied research in a stimulating multi-disciplinary environment where scientists, engineers, practitioners and subject matter experts collaborate and exchange experience.

We’re looking for a highly motivated candidate eager to use and extend state of the art Machine Learning approaches in the above areas.

Additionally, this role requires an ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team partnering with universities, government agencies, and national labs. The role requires strong communication skills and the ability to provide timely, accurate and detailed presentations, as well as documenting and publishing approaches and findings for in papers, white papers and patents for internal and external audiences.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.



  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in various ML techniques, algorithms, off-the-shelf packages and development environments.
  • Ability to understand and use details of an engineering problem statement, formulate it as an ML problem and identify candidate ML approaches.
  • Original research experience in synthesizing and combining multiple ML approaches to address novel engineering problems.
  • Strong mathematical background in statistics and linear algebra
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in computer vision.
  • 3+ years of professional ML experience.
  • 3+ years of experience applying and adapting ML approaches from academic literature to real world problems.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills with track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation and initiative
  • Clear and effective communication with all levels of management, business development, researchers and customers
  • Ability to focus and determine task priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment
  • Ability to work independently with limited direction to accomplish project goals
  • Has solid hands-on experience with state-of-the-art ML approaches, especially in computer vision.
  • Can research, design and implement novel ML approaches for multi-modal data.
  • Demonstrates the potential to initiate, lead, and execute funding opportunities through internal and external R&D.
  • Can stay abreast of the latest developments in the field and champion new ideas and problem definitions.

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