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From: Venkat Ram Ghatti
Date: 03 Nov 2006
Subject: Shelton, CT: Software Project Engineer at Pitney Bowes

An exciting full time position is available for a motivated candidate in the diverse areas of data mining and text mining. As a project engineer, you will join AC&Tís "Intelligent Systems" team of engineers in solving exciting and challenging research problems in the business field. Our research is motivated by decision-support problems arising in the business domain and related areas. Our team currently focuses on solving issues using data mining and text mining utilizing statistics, database technologies, unsupervised and supervised learning techniques.

Job Description:
A candidate should have at least 3 - 5 years of experience or equivalent research experience at the graduate level in the data mining field, including contributions to applications within the database marketing arena such as multi-channel, event-based, or lifetime value analyses using large datasets. The candidate should have experience in application development, database design and tuning. Must be able to carry out a project independently, have skills in data collection, and have an analytic capability of converting business problems into a framework of data mining. Candidate will interact with internal clients, manage relationships, and provide regular reporting. The candidate will have a strong technical background in databases, statistics, and machine learning.


  • Strong DATA MINING Experience is required with application to business problems
  • MS in Computer Science with a specialization in data mining with demonstrated academic excellence required
  • Publications demonstrating innovative capability in data mining field a plus
  • Project management skills
  • The candidate should be proficient in SQL and have experience with commercial databases such as Microsoft SQLServer or Oracle
  • Working knowledge of data mining algorithms, statistics, machine learning and application of said tools in projects
  • Knowledge of and experience with Text Mining a strong plus
  • Proficiency using statistical tools such as SAS or SPSS or other data mining tools
  • Strong experience in developing and implementing data mining models using logistic regression, neural networks, decision trees and support vector machines
  • Software development skills, object-oriented development - Java, C#, or C++
  • Web development skills a plus - ASP, JSP, Java
  • Experience with Oracle IAS and Discoverer, Oracle ETL or other tools to load data a plus
  • Database skills in design, performance tuning, data warehousing
  • Oracle DBA experience a plus
  • Experience in programming and building models using MATLAB a plus
  • Candidate must possess strong communication skills in order to convey complex analytical results to business sponsors of programs
Email your resume to venkatram.ghatti@pb.com, with the subject: Data Mining Project Engineer.

Pitney Bowes is the world's leading provider of integrated mail and document management systems, services and solutions. The $5.5 billion company helps organizations of all sizes efficiently and effectively manages their mission-critical mail and document flow in physical, digital and hybrid formats. Its solutions range from addressing software and metering systems to print stream management, electronic bill presentment and presort mail services. The company's 80-plus years of technological leadership has produced many major innovations in the mailing industry and more than 3,500 active patents with applications in a variety of markets, including printing, shipping, encryption, and financial services.

AC&T stands for Advanced Concepts and Technology. The AC&T group is Pitney Bowes indispensable technology team. These world-class engineers, scientists and mathematicians develop and apply the technology that influences the way all of us send and receive messages, today and in the future. AC&T is organized around six core technologies: systems architecture, software, mixed media, digital printing, data mining and secure systems.

We are located in Shelton, CT.

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