Senior Operations Research Expert

Senior Operations Research Expert

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Department Project & Program Management
  • Team Project and Program Management
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Salary
  • Requisition 863086BR

What you'll do

  • Directs coordination between large projects and the technical execution plan
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Leads system design process and solution development
  • Leads technical strategy implementation efforts
  • Maintains and advances industry expertise
  • Oversees developmental opportunities of associates
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and 7 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 11 years OR 9 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 11 years.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years optimization research experience.
  • 3 years experience in programming in an object oriented language such as C++ or Java.
  • Working knowledge of database systems.
  • Working knowledge of commercial optimization solvers such as CPLEX or Gurobi.
  • 3 years experience in calculation and determination of ROI.
  • 4 years experience in creating and presenting research findings and recommendations.
  • 4 years experience in developing new technologies and mathematical modeling techniques that provide retail and/or supply chain competitive advantage (for example, last mile routing algorithms, optimization algorithms) by identifying gaps between current technologies and innovative business needs.
  • 4 years experience in prototyping mathematical models to meet business problems.
  • 4 years experience in testing technologies and models using trial and error and scientific methods.
  • Doctorate degree in Operational or Optimization Research.
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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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