United Technologies Corporation Staff Research Engineer, Numerical Methods in East Hartford, Connecticut

Job ID: 50795BR

City: East Hartford

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Engineering: Research

Job Type:


The successful candidate will provide technical expertise and leadership in the areas of high performance computing, especial as it relates to efficient numerical methods for parallel/cloud computation, graph theory, and mathematics on graphs, with strong emphasis on analysis and algorithm development. Of particular interest are demonstrated skills in these areas for industrial problems.


The successful candidate will have experience leading teams of researchers as well as technical expertise in large-scale computations, including the formulation of distributed optimization / estimation / control problems over large graphs / networks. Particularly sought are candidates with knowledge of advanced numerical methods, with experience using GPUs in the computational environment; Expertise in spectral and algebraic graph theory and demonstrated skills in asynchronous computations for large dynamic networks; and Modeling and computations in a parallel environment (100+ nodes). Previous experience with applications of such methods for large, complex engineering systems and large dynamic networks in an industrial setting is highly desirable. Besides technical excellence, very strong teaming and communications skills, together with an entrepreneurial attitude towards innovation, are essential.

Additional requirements for the position are:

  • Expertise in object-oriented programming in C++, C#, or Java.

  • Experience implementing, analyzing, and optimizing numerical methods for the solution of large-scale systems, including systems of ODEs, PDEs, and DAEs.

  • Strong background in high-performance computing, including developing algorithms for parallel architectures and the use of GPUs.

  • Familiarity with Matlab/Simulink.

  • Experience writing successful proposals to external funding agencies and executing on-time and within budget against funded projects.

A record of publications in the areas of numerical analysis, the numerical solution of large scale ODEs and DAEs, algebraic graph theory, and computational optimization methods in peer reviewed, archival journals.

Outstanding communication skills and the ability to work on cross-disciplinary teams are required. UTRC also actively looks to partner with the best research organizations in the world providing opportunities for external collaborations.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.