Wednesday , March 22 2023

BNSF Careers – Sr. OR Specialist

Website BNSF Railway

Job Description:

We are seeking an Operations Research specialist to join our team that applies techniques ranging from large scale optimization, simulation, ML/DL, Image analytics, cognitive computing and advanced statistics.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and Develop applications/tools for decision support systems to help solve business problems
  • Communicating proposed business solutions, status and findings to senior management and key stakeholders
  • Working with end-users to validate and enhance the tools
  • Collaborating with various Business and Technology Services teams on solution design, development and integration as part of the solution implementation
  • Applying operations research methodologies including linear, integer and network programming to formulate, develop, and implement complex mathematical models
  • Understanding existing data structures and IT processes and using data-manipulation techniques and tools to derive insights from large volumes of data
  • Identifying solution techniques and implementing them independently, with external vendors, through academic alliances, or with BNSF Technology Services teams
  • Staying abreast of the advances in analytical techniques, including open source libraries
  • Exploring and initiating new projects and socializing among business teams within BNSF
  • Preparing strategic insights and provide consulting services

Job Requirements:

  • Strong programming skills in an object-oriented programming language, such as Python, Java, C++, or VB.Net
  • Master’s degree in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Applied Mathematics,
  • Computer Science or a related field; PhD preferred for Sr. level or Masters with related experience
  • Ability to manipulate and extract information from very large, complex data sets
  • Ability to identify underlying problems and appropriate techniques for solving them
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Familiar with commercial solver software, such as CPLEX, FICO, Gurobi, ProMod or
  • Anylogic or Frontline Solver; expertise required for Sr. level
  • Practical experience applying quantitative techniques to solve real-world problems

Job Details:

Company: BNSF Railway

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Santa Fe, NM, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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