Location: Hamilton, New Zealand
At LIC our Research and Development division has a reputation for innovation. This role provides an opportunity to be part of a world-leading research group.
The successful candidate will possess a postgraduate degree in computer science, machine learning, or similar discipline, and will have related research experience.
You will use your skills in computing and mathematics to explore, analyse and create new technologies for farming systems and agriculture.
Proficiency in Java, C++, C# and SQL as well as familiarity with web development languages and some experience with the R statistical software would be beneficial.
You need to have good communication skills and the capability to build strong working relationships with internal customers and research collaborators. Ability to work as an effective team member within the analytical team is essential. As communication of results to company and industry users is an important part of this role, excellent spoken and written English is required.
Joining the LIC team offers you more than just a job; we offer you opportunities for further career development, staff benefits and an excellent work environment.
For more information about LIC, this role and to apply check out our website www.lic.co.nz/employment, Job code: 9535
Applications close 22nd June 2012.