Research Scientist – Data Mining / Learning, IBM Research Dublin

Job description

The Smarter Cities Technology Centre (SCTC) at the IBM Dublin Research Laboratory, Ireland is accepting applications for full-time researchers from entry-level through principal investigators.

We are hiring researchers in data mining, statistical analysis, predictive modeling, and machine learning. We are especially interested in candidates with strong background and experience in dealing with data, control, or planning of urban or environmental systems such as transportation and mobility services, sustainable energy (smart grid, renewable energy, intelligent buildings), and water management. Projects will involve identifying applications of data-intensive machine learning, invention of effective algorithms for these applications, and incorporation of these algorithms in distributed and parallel software systems.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to define research plans, carry out leading research, and publish research results through professional journals, academic conferences, and patents. As a researcher you will be expected to organize challenging problems, develop new solutions, and work with business & development teams to ensure these solutions have a significant impact.

Required :
– Doctoral degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or Engineering
– Strong publication record in top-tier conferences and journals

The Smarter Cities Technology Centre is part of IBM Research and was created to take on the challenges of our increasingly urbanized world. We are an R&D organization that works closely with city authorities, universities, and small/large businesses to advance science & technology for smarter urban and environmental systems. We aim to expand our highly skilled and cross-disciplinary team to as many as 200 researchers and software engineers. Areas we currently focus on include: data mining and machine learning; statistical modeling & organization control and decision systems, social, semantic web; distributed information systems; knowledge & data engineering, geo-spatial analysis and organization simulation, real-time computing, and urban and environmental systems, e.g., water, energy, transportation.

We offer:
• A stimulating, cross-disciplinary environment in a leading research organization, • Opportunities for a unique combination of scientific and industrial research into real-world problems • Excellent ties to research groups worldwide • Up-to-date infrastructure and resources • The ability to take part in large-scale international research projects

Doctorate Degree
At least 2 years experience in data mining, statistical analysis, predictive modeling or machine learning At least 2 years experience in software programming with C++ or Java
English: Fluent

At least 1 year experience in SPSS, SAS, or similar statistical analysis or modeling tools At least 6 months experience in data mining or machine learning applied to urban or environmental systems

Additional information

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.