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Operations Research Scientist I-III

Brookfield, Wisconsin
Engineering Information Technology


Job Description

Requisition ID: 25736-340872
Auto req ID: 195057BR
Position Type: Full Time
Employee Type: Professional

Job Summary

Analyzes existing business system and designs business models and software applications. Develops optimization and rule-based models and applications and facilitates communications between Operations Research and end-users.

Essential Functions

• Implements mathematical optimization model methods using statistical toolkits and programming languages such as Rational Rose, Eclipse, TOAD, Java, SQL, SAS, and PL/SQL to drive industry leading concepts to solve complex business problems
• Programs and designs the business operational models and software applications
• Constructs new approaches and methodologies to enhance the business models
• Builds databases for new and enhanced business operational models
• Responsible for performing unit and system testing, including monitoring and validating test results
• Writes technical documentation in accordance with business framework
• Conducts Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions as required in user departments
• Develops ad hoc reports and big data analysis according to management requests
• Collaborates with business analysts, field personnel, and other departments for problem resolutions

NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Education

• Master’s degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Industrial Engineering or related field required; in addition to minimum experience, a Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years of experience in software development with exposure to object oriented languages and mathematical/rule based modeling is accepted in lieu of Master’s degree.

Minimum Experience

• Demonstrated application (could be in an academic setting) of one or a combination of the following: Java (JavaBeans, JDBC, RMI, JSF, Spring, WebLogic), SAS, Shell Scripts, SQL, PL/SQL; Tools – Rational Rose, Eclipse, TOAD; Databases – Oracle; Operating systems – UNIX, LINUX to analyze or design business models and software applications.

Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure

• Exposure to Operations Research (OR), mathematical/data modeling and object oriented design and development
• Exposure to optimization/simulation modeling engines and languages such as CPLEX, Gurobi, FlexSim, Simio
• Demonstrated programming skills
• Verbal and written communication skills necessary to explain complex and/or confidential information.
• Presentations skills necessary to facilitate training and/or deliver information sessions to groups and /or individuals.
• Time management and organizational skills necessary to appropriately prioritize workload, plan for resources to meet deadlines and goals, and respond to day-to-day functional needs.
• Ability to anticipate and identify problems and use sound judgment and fact-based analysis to develop effective and efficient solutions.
• Demonstrated application of Java (JavaBeans, JDBC, RMI, JSF, Spring, WebLogic), SAS, Shell Scripts, SQL, PL/SQL; Tools – Rational Rose, Eclipse, TOAD; Databases – Oracle; Operating systems – UNIX, LINUX to analyze or design business models and software
applications.

Other Job Description Information

This position may be domiciled at Pittsburgh, PA or Brookfield, WI.

% of Travel for the Position: <25%
Address: 17950 W Corporate Drive
City: Brookfield
State: Wisconsin
Zip Code: 53045
Domicile Location: PSPH

EEO Statement

FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce

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