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Rockwell Software, a division of Rockwell Automation, Inc.
(http://www.rockwellautomation.com), has a research position available for
an optimization and control scientist at its Austin, Texas location. The
successful candidate will join a dynamic research team and use their skills
to develop innovative solutions for optimization and control applications in
the various businesses supported by Rockwell Software. The specific
activities will focus on optimization-based control and optimization and
contribute to the development of algorithms and software for fast, real-time
applications for large-scale, non-linear processes within the Pavilion suite
of products (http://www.pavtech.com).

Required Skills:
--Background in process systems engineering.
--Solid background in optimization algorithms. Of specific interest is the
ability to develop problem specific solvers that exploit problem structure
to achieve favorable computational properties.
--Experience with the implementation of numerical algorithms in
computational applications.
--Good programming background with languages such as C/C++, Java, and/or Python.
--Ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse technical
backgrounds and across technologies, disciplines and functions.
--Ability to effectively contribute to multi-disciplinary project teams. 

Desired Skills:
--Familiarity with real-time execution environment and interface to hardware.
--Creativity and motivation to find novel solutions to challenging problems. 

Education Requirements:
Ph.D. in Engineering, Physics, or Computer Science specializing in one or
more of the following: Computational efficiency of optimization algorithms,
large-scale optimization, advanced control.

Additional Comments:
--Travel requirements are minimal.
--Compensation will be commensurate with the qualifications of the applicant. 

Please send a cover letter and resume to Carl Schweiger
([log in to unmask]).