Do you want to be on the cutting edge of technology and make a difference too? Then consider joining our Cognitive Systems Engineering Intern Team!
POSITON: Junior Cognitive Systems Engineer Intern
POSITION AVAILABLE: Summer of 2021
NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1-3
LEADER: William Elm
SALARY RANGE: Paid Internship; Competitive hourly wage.
LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA; Currently a virtual internship during national pandemic crisis.
CITIZENSHIP: Due to the nature of the work performed at our facility, U.S. Citizenship is Required.
Resilient Cognitive Solutions is seeking revolutionary problem solvers. They have keen observation skills, can understand the technical and social environment, and create revolutionary tools to simplify decision making in mission-critical and business- critical situations. They will be a member of an elite team of passionate people who can see beyond the obvious to create and build revolutionary solutions for clients. Learn more about RCS, our people, culture, and leadership below.
At RCS, our Cognitive Systems Engineer (CSE) Team builds revolutionary information systems that directly support decision making for the military and private sector. Our projects are executed by creating both the concept and detailed designs for these systems. The team first analyzes the work domain through cognitive work analysis to reveal functional insights, which then serve as the cornerstone for the project. By focusing on the design of human-machine systems, our CSEs ensure that the systems work with decision makers.
KEYWORDS: Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Computing, Cognitive Modeling/Analysis, Graphical User interface Design, Human Computer Interaction/Interfaces, Usability Testing, User Center Design, UI/UX
WHAT WILL YOU DO:
You will be helping support our cognitive work analysis efforts by providing critical analytical basis for subsequent design.
You will be helping support our design of innovative and useful UI designs for these complex domains, including creation of storyboards and mockups to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
You will be helping support iterative evaluations of system prototypes and operational evaluations of fielded decision support systems.
You will have the opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team with other cognitive systems engineers, our graphics department and our software department providing specifications of information, visualization, and functionality requirements as guidance for their system development efforts, under the supervision of senior and principal systems engineers.
WHO YOU ARE:
You might be described as a goal driven nerd. You have broad interests in technical areas like engineering and math along with social sciences (Psychology). You are competitive by nature.
You are someone with a combination of interests and education in technical and social disciplines such as General Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors Engineering, Psychology and related fields working towards a BA, BS, MS, or PhD.
You have some training in analyzing, designing, and evaluating Decision Support Systems, information visualizations, and graphical user interfaces is helpful.
You have some knowledge /training in cognitive engineering and human-computer interaction, and knowledge of state-of-the-art research in these areas.
You have excellent communication skills (oral, written).
You can work and achieve goals in a group.
You have excellent analytic, problem definition, and problem-solving skills, including:
- analyzing a problem domain and to distilling core decision-making processes and challenges; often from rich, semi-articulated problem domains.
- identifying and adapting applicable technologies found in academic and industrial research. creating/inventing innovative human-machine interface approaches and to translate them into successful decision-support solutions.
- You have some experience in creating interactive prototypes (e.g., Adobe Suites).
CHECK OUT OUR INTERN WEBPAGE AND APPLY NOW AT: https://resilientcognitivesolutions.com/interns.html
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WHO IS RCS:
ABOUT: RCS is focused on helping executives and analysts make smarter, faster decisions within high-stakes, fast-paced environments. We do this by combining two forms of intelligence that do not easily mesh: Human Intelligence and Computer Intelligence. We work with best-in-class organizations from around the world and across multiple industries including defense, finance, healthcare, and energy.
LOCATION: RCS is in Pittsburgh, PA, near major universities (Carnegie Mellon and The University of Pittsburgh) and minutes away from a thriving city center. We have easy access to some of the best entertainment and sports venues in the country and Pittsburgh is ranked as one of the most livable and affordable cities. Once a thriving steel town, Pittsburgh is now known as an incubator of technology and medical innovation.
PEOPLE: Our people are passionate about changing the world! They know that their innovative solutions can save a person’s life, increase security, protect property, and better our communities. They help our clients improve their work-life by enabling them to make better, faster decisions.
CULTURE: We offer a culture that produces experts in an atmosphere where fun and hard work go together! We provide the fertile ground and freedom for personal and professional growth. We also believe in harnessing the power of group innovation and perspective. We encourage collaboration to help expand ideas and learning.
LEADERSHIP: RCS is a veteran-owned consultancy under the senior leadership of William Elm, a CSE Fellow and pioneer in the field. Our leadership team encourages excellence through clear expectations while providing the freedom for innovation. We challenge the status quo and develop our people and trade with passion. This is why we all are leaders that can and do IMPROVE THE WORLD!
OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
AAP/EEO: RCS is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
An internship at RCS is a chance to work on challenging and innovative projects in a supportive, learning setting. It is a way for you to make a difference in the world by helping enterprises overcome decision-making complexity in the private and public sector.