[S] Job Openings

Douglas B. Clarkson (clarkson@statsci.com)
Fri, 09 Oct 1998 12:02:39 -0700


JOB OPENINGS: Research Scientist, Scientific Programmer, Java Programmer
Research Group
Data Analysis Products Division of MathSoft
Seattle, Washington

OVERVIEW: The DAPD Division of MathSoft produces S-PLUS, a high-end
statistical modeling, data analysis and visualization package. The
Research Group is a dynamic group of about 25 people, working on a
wide variety of scientific computing projects.

Our specific group creates statistical software using S-PLUS, Fortran,
C, C++ and Java. Current projects requiring additional staff include
software
for (1) pharmacokinetics, (2) hazard regression, (3) random effects
multidimensional scaling, (4) generalized linear mixed effects
models, and
(5) complex sample surveys. In addition to a Java based graphical
user interface,
these projects involve computationally intensive algorithms such as
BFGS, EM,
iterative simulation (Monte Carlo Markov Chain), and the bootstrap.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: at least an M.S. degree in statistics,
computer science, or a related field. Experience developing software.
Good coding and documentation practices. Able to communicate orally
and in writing. Fluency in at least one (and preferably more) of C,
Fortran, and S-PLUS. Strong work ethic and willingness to learn.

PLUSES: knowledge/experience in numerical analysis and optimization
methods, statistical applications, or in implementing the algorithms
mentioned above.

IF INTERESTED: Please mail, fax, or e-mail your resume to:
Human Resources, Data Analysis Product Division, MathSoft, Inc.,
1700 Westlake Ave. N., Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98109
FAX: (206) 283-6310 e-mail: hr@statsci.com
Doug Clarkson

Research Scientist
MathSoft, Inc. clarkson@statsci.com
206-283-8802 x 245 FAX 206-283-6310

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