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]).