Research Engineer in Florence, Italy 
Fleetmatics has an immediate need for a Research Engineer to facilitate the design and development of our award winning web application suite.
This role will be responsible for the in-house research and development of both internal and external service offerings that support Fleetmatics customers and integration partners.
It will use state-of-the-art machine learning and data mining algorithms to analyse our massive datasets.
A strong technical background is expected, and successful applicants will also exhibit leadership or organizational strengths.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in computer science or equivalent education;
  • Strong computer science fundamentals (Algorithms and Data Structures);
  • Familiar with Microsoft and Unix/Linux environments;
  • Excellent understanding of algorithm design, implementation and testing.
  • Ability to read advanced scientific papers and extract the main ideas.
  • Excellent communications skills to clearly articulate complex technical issues to all levels of the organization (both technical and non-technical).
  • Results oriented with a strong / demonstrated track record of successful delivery.
  • Fluent in English.
Essential Qualifications:
  • 2+ year’s scientific research experience in the field of Computer Science, Data Analytics or Operations Research;
  • 2+ Years Programming experience with C++, C#, Java or other relevant OOP languages;
  • Hands-on experience with predictive modeling, machine learning, data mining, and parallel computing.
Desired Qualifications:
  • PhD in Computer Science, Data Analytics or Operations Research.
  • Advanced knowledge of algorithms and data structures for large scale optimization problems; parallel and distributed programming;
  • Experience with R (r-project.org) and Big Data Analytics tools (Hadoop, Spark or similar).

 

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Research Engineer position in Florence (Italy)