Norfolk Southern Operations Research Analyst (contractor role) in Atlanta, Georgia
Provides management with recommendations for the use of analytical models and decision support systems to improve business processes, increase revenues, and reduce costs.
Manages projects and provides hands-on leadership in design and development of operations research models and decision support systems.
Effectively utilize operations research techniques and computer science skills in delivering decision support systems
Collaborates with various departments to identify opportunities for process improvement by using decision tools to develop project proposals and to manage projects through to completion.
Job Related Experience:
Minimum Level: 1-2 years Preferred Level: 3-5 years
Preferred Level: Ph.D. Degree
Computer and Information Sciences
Engineering - Industrial Engineering
Engineering - Operations Research
Engineering - Systems Engineering
Mathematical Sciences - Applied Mathematics
Licenses / Certifications: Required: None listed Preferred: None listed
MS Office: PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Word
Software development experience and programming in C++ or Java
SQL and relational database
Commercial optimization solver CPLEX or Gurobi
Integer and mixed Integer Programming (MIP) optimization models
Heuristics or Meta-heuristic algorithms
Discrete event simulation and analysis
Experience in formulating and implementing optimization models
Experience in transportation industry
Skills and Abilities:
Planning and Organizing
Identifying and Considering Alternatives
- Assistant Operations Research Specialist
- Manager Operations Research
Shift Work: No
Weekend Work: Yes
Travel Required: 6 - 10 Days per Month,
Norfolk Southern Corporation(NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500route milesin 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.
We are a team of more than 28,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation". As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.