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From: TT
Date: 26 Nov 2007
Subject: Charleston, SC: Data Mining / Machine Learning Scientist at BeliefNetworks

BeliefNetworks is a developer of software platform applications for understanding and effectively using structured and unstructured data in opportunity and risk assessment. BeliefNetworks provides a comprehensive and scalable solution to organize, analyze and deliver information from any structured or unstructured source. The company is based in Charleston, South Carolina.

All candidates must have a proven track record of developing scientific and analytical insights to tough problems. They must possess a record of exceptional academic and professional achievement, demonstrated through scientific publications, patents and shipped products, and should be comfortable working with very large datasets in a commercial software development environment.

These are 'hands on' positions where you will be asked to do everything from build rock-solid components to formulate strategy and evangelize technology, lead company-wide architectural changes, mentor other engineers and provide training and support for our supported technologies. Successful candidates must be innovative, creative, flexible, self-directed, and able to design and write high-performance, reliable, maintainable code.

If you want to test your limits and tackle technical challenges you won't see anywhere else then come join our company.


  • Derive novel approaches to the recognition and analysis of structured and unstructured data, with the goal of enhancing the quality and relevance of results BeliefNetworks provides.
  • Research methods to adapt and improve BeliefNetwork anomaly identification and assessment algorithms.
  • Provide statistical analysis support for the business - provide statistical analysis that can drive business decisions around the value of different data sources and the impact of meeting customer requirements.
  • Author patent applications and whitepapers to protect the intellectual property of the company, and to evangelize its technology publicly.
  • PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Operations Research or Mathematics, specializing in Data-Mining, Machine Learning or Statistics. Will accept MS with experience
  • Experience writing search engines, web crawlers or information retrieval engines.
  • 5+ years of experience applying scientific and analytical skills in a commercial software development environment
  • Strong conceptual understanding of a range of current Data Mining/Machine Learning and search technologies (Decision Trees, Neural Networks, Support Vector Machines, Hidden Markov Models etc.) .
  • Algorithm design experience and familiarity with probabilistic Machine Learning methods.
  • Experience with C++, MATLAB, C# and mySQL or SQL
All applications should be sent to: [email protected]

For more information visit: www.beliefnetworks.net

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