Entry-level position responsible for formulating and applying sophisticated modeling and other advanced analytical methods using a computer to develop and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formulation, or other managerial functions. Concentrate on collecting, cleansing and analyzing data, developing decision support software and producing actionable information for decision making.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Identify business opportunities or expand ideas obtained from management in order to conceptualize and define and model operational problems to assess feasibility and impact. 2. Identify performance improvement opportunities via data analysis and develop decision support tools to ensure most cost conscience, efficient use of company resources that supports service objectives. 3. Develop concepts into business plans utilizing appropriate research techniques, methodologies, and experience and present them to senior management with recommendation for implementation. 4. Perform extensive analysis of the problem, model, and resources available and alternative solutions. 5. Develop and implement data collection systems from primary and secondary sources and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and data quality. 6. Identify, analyze, interpret and visualize trends or patterns in complex data sets. 7. Support the evaluation of alternative systems or transportation networks employing financial, computer, geographic or operational models as appropriate. 8. Assist with the preparation of decision analysis and reports for presentation to senior management. 9. Research cutting edge technologies in support of the “best practices” in any transportation or network related question. 10. Support model design and development via testing, validation, and evaluation of strategic proposals. 11. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations as well as company policies/procedures. 12. Perform other duties as required
Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering, Math/Statistics or related quantitative discipline
Basic programming skills and ability to learn new languages, including but not limited to: JAVA, Python, SQL, SAS
Basic knowledge of optimization/simulation software such as CPLEX, Gurobi, FlexSim
Basic knowledge of mathematical optimization and solution methods for linear and integer programming
Basic knowledge of designing and building machine learning models
Basic knowledge of relational database systems Oracle, DB2 and Terradata
Basic knowledge of big data implementations (hadoop), preferred
Basic knowledge of ESRI technology, preferred
Good computer skills (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint) with experience using statistical software and reporting interfaces, data mining tools, machine learning techniques and data visualization
Analytical, problem solving, time management, organizational and interpersonal skills
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