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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Statistician and Mathematician, 2 positions - Visual Numerics (Houston, TX)

Visual Numerics, Inc. is currently seeking a Statistician and Mathematician to complete their staff in the Corporate office located in Houston, Texas.

Visual Numerics provides leading technical solutions for numerical analysis and visual data analysis to users in a broad range of industries including High Performance Computing and predictive analytics. Established in 1970, the company has a proven track record of delivering innovative products, The IMSL® Numerical Libraries and The PV-WAVE®Family. The IMSL Numerical Libraries provide a comprehensive set of embeddable mathematical and statistical algorithms, written in C, C#, Java, and FORTRAN and recently we had added Python to our lineup. The PV-WAVE Family of products delivers easy to use software that allows users to quickly understand and visualize data with broad visualization functionality.

Candidates for both positions must possess the ability to read, interpret, and perform software development activities including research, programming (C/C++ or FORTRAN or Java on UNIX and/or Windows environments), consulting, and documentation.

Degree requirements for the Statistician candidate carry a minimum of a Masters degree in Statistics with a PhD preferred. We are looking for people with experience in Bayesian Statistics, CART, Genetic Algorithms, Neural Network, Modeling, and Simulation. The successful candidate will design, develop, debug, and test statistical analysis functions utilized in our software products. This position is also responsible for reviewing current product statistical capabilities and making recommendations to enhance program performance.

A Masters degree in Computer Science is the basis for our Mathematician position. Experience in Parallel Computing and Numerical Analysis is necessary with Statistics and Financial Analysis experience a definite plus. One of the primary responsibilities of the Mathematician position is to develop, debug, and test mathematical and statistical analysis functions used in Visual Numerics’ products. In addition, providing technical leadership and training, writing and reviewing documentation is another main focus of this position.

For consideration please send your cover letter with resume and contact information for three references to:

Human Resources
Visual Numerics, Inc.
2500 Wilcrest Dr., Suite 200
Houston, Texas 77042
E-mail to vnijobs@vni.com

Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Visual Numerics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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