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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Statistical Software Engineer - Visual Numerics (Houston, TX)

Visual Numerics is a privately held software firm that provides high performance analysis and visualization solutions to business and technical professionals throughout the world. Scientists, researchers, educators, engineers, application developers, intranet managers, and analysts use Visual Numerics analytic tools to solve problems, identify business trends and share results.

We are looking for self-starters, and winners. People that desire to play as hard as they work and display an it-can-be-done attitude. In addition to working with great professionals, we offer highly competitive medical, dental, life, 401(k) benefits + continuing education allowances. Enjoy a flexible and casual work environment and 15 days of Personal Time Off your first year of employment to support your life outside of the workplace.

Statistical Software Engineer


  • This position requires the ability to read, interpret, and perform software development activities including research, programming (C/C++ or FORTRAN or Java or C# .NET on UNIX and/or Windows environments), consulting, and documentation.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are necessary.
  • Must be able to work with internal and external personnel as required.

  • Design, develop, debug, and test statistical functions used in Visual Numerics’ software products.
  • Contribute to product goals documentation regarding planning and scheduling responsible activities for product releases.
  • Review current product statistical capabilities and make recommendations to enhance product offerings.
  • Maintain and test existing products.
  • Write and review documentation as required.
  • Occasionally perform in the consulting or technical product support role.
  • Research and stay abreast of statistical developments in specific industry environments (i.e. financial, pharmaceutical, etc.).


A graduate level degree (MS or Ph.D.) in Statistics is required.


To perform the essential responsibilities of this position previous work experience developing software applications utilizing statistical algorithms is required. In addition, algorithm experience with data mining, time-series analysis, forecasting, and non-parametric statistics is desired. Experience in the financial, pharmaceutical, data mining, telecom, and/or medical technology industry is strongly preferred.


  • E-mail to: vnijobs@vni.com
  • Fax to (713)781-9260
  • Regular mail to Visual Numerics, Inc., 2500 Wilcrest #200, Houston, Texas, 77042

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