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Data Scientist - Senior in Maryland Heights, MO at Integrated Resources, Inc

Date Posted: 3/20/2019

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Job Description

The mission of this OR position is to work under a full-time team member to design and implement OR model in DOC.

Description
Required skills:
Experience in solving scheduling/production planning/revenue optimization/network design problem using operations research techniques and heuristics (+5 years)
CPLEX/Gurobi experience (+5 years)
Java experience (+4 years)
Python or R experience (+2 years)
Database knowledge (+2 years)
PhD in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science or any related area; OR Masters with 2 years of industry experience
Ability to work in fast paced environment

Preferred skills:
Experience in IBM DOC, experience in constraint programming
Experience in working with data API's, Teradata, Oracle
Experience in discrete event or agent based simulation

• Location of this role: North Campus
• What does OR model in DOC stand for?
o Operations Research, DOC stands for IBM Decision Optimization Center. It's a platform for creating optimization model.
• When you are reviewing the resumes, what are some of the things you look for that would be the perfect candidate?
o Phd in industrial engineering, Java or python skills and optimization with CPLEX or Ruby.
• What are the must have's for this position? (Skills or experience that would cause you to reject the candidates)
o Experience in solving scheduling/production planning/revenue optimization/network design problem using operations research techniques and heuristics (+5 years)
o CPLEX/Gurobi experience (+5 years)
o Java experience (+4 years)
o Python or R experience (+2 years)
o Database knowledge (+2 years) (Any database experience is fine)
• What does your group/team do that this role would be contributing to?
o Our group is global IT analytics and optimization and simulations. Works with Biotech and supply chain. Work on optimization projects such as planning an mathematical planning. This person will be working on optimization projects using java or python to code optimization models.
• Highest level of education?
o PhD in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science or any related area; OR Masters with 2 years of industry experience. Will consider some out of school with a PHD.
• Duration of the role?
o Thru the end of the calendar year with the potential to extend. The candidate must have Visa approval to work the entire length of the contract.
• Will you consider candidates right out of school or must they have enterprise working experience?
o No, at least 2 years of enterprise experience is a must, they don't want someone right out of school.
• What are the items that would be nice to have, but not an absolute must?
o Experience in IBM DOC, experience in constraint programming
o Experience in working with data API's, Teradata, Oracle
o Experience in discrete event or agent-based simulation
• Any flexibility in the Bill Rate?
o No*** stay within the bill rate band
• Will you consider remote workers, or must they work onsite?
o No, must be seated at North Campus with the team 40 hours a week.
• What will be your interview process?
o Technical interview (60min) – agenda for reference
o candidate's general introduction and technical strengths introduction (15min)
o real-time coding test (25min)
o general verbal technical questions (10min)
o logistics and questions back (10min)