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 Research Scientist - Austin, Texas, United States

Job information
Posted by: Rockwell Automation 
Hiring entity type: Manufacturing 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Computers - Programming Languages
Computers - Platforms
Engineering - Electrical
Computers - Software Engineer
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 2469558 / Latpro-3531043 
Date posted: Feb-24-2017
State, Zip: Texas, 78729


Position Summary:

Research Scientist: Rockwell Automation, Strategic Development, USA
Rockwell Automation has an open position for a research scientist within our corporate research group in Austin, TX. The successful candidate will join a dynamic research team to develop innovative solutions for a diverse range of applications. This position will put the candidate's technical and creative skills to test. The specific activities will focus on the development of optimization algorithms and models for real-time analytics applications in the manufacturing and process industries.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education Requirements:

  • Graduate degree (preferably Ph.D) in a technical discipline like; Engineering, Physics, or Computer Science specializing in one or more of the following: Optimization, Statistical Data Analysis, Learning Algorithms for Big data, Complex System Modeling, Control.

Required Skills:

  • Developed applications or algorithms, which required use of optimization theory.

  • Developed applications or algorithms, which required use of complex modeling.

  • Demonstrated experience to develop creative solutions for real world problems (thru internships, university based project work or outside of school employment).

  • Strong programming background, or demonstrated learning proficiency with programming languages. Specific languages of interest: Python, C/C++, nodejs. Other languages considered too.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in algorithmic development for optimization. Of special interest is the ability to analyze and enhance the robustness and computational efficiency of optimization algorithms for real-time applications.

  • Experience in uncertainty modeling.

  • Familiarity with statistical data analysis algorithms and concepts.

  • Prior work with Big data is a plus.

  • Familiarity with control theory.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse technical backgrounds and across technologies, disciplines and functions.

Requisition Number:

Business Group:

Job Category:
Engineering and Technicians

Relocation Eligible:

Position Type:
Full Time

No. of Positions:

Work State/City:
Austin - Texas

Company Overview:
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.

You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth - and career opportunities.

As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.

EEO Statement:
Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process, email our Talent Acquisition representative at (see application details).

Download the EEO is the Law poster and the supplement for more information.


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