Operations Research Scientist I-III

Date Posted: 
7/12/2019
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Company Name: 
FedEx
Job Location: 
Moon Township , PA
US
Contact Name: 
Matt Cesario
Contact Email: 
matthew.cesario@fedex.com
Job Description

Auto req ID: 204787BR
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

Knowledge and use of Python and Mosel is required. Also, experience working with cloud based data (AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Oracle Cloud, Azure) a plus. Models will primarily be focused on mid to long term network design, planning and optimization.

This position may be domiciled in either Moon Township, PA or Brookfield, WI.

% of Travel for the Position: <25%
Address: 1000 FedEx Drive
City: Moon Township
State: Pennsylvania
Zip Code: 15108
Domicile Location: P090

EEO Statement

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

Closing Date: 
Position is open until filled