15 Nov 2017

Lead Analytic Consultant (Optimization)

“The candidate will lead the delivery of Analytic and Optimization Professional Services client projects using Decision Optimizer (DO) and Xpress Optimization software. A background in analytic model building and hands-on model development experience in Application, Behavior, Collection, Marketing and Propensity modeling is preferred and Optimization experience is required.” Quote by Director Analytics Consulting

Candidate should also have had exposure to model building tools such as FICO Model Builder, SAS, SPSS, R or Python. The person should exhibit strong leadership skills, mentorship and direction to more junior staff and be equally as comfortable in a role that blends both the business side with technical skills of Analytical modeling.

 

We strongly prefer candidates with real-world experience, broad, big-picture understanding of risk, who can communicate with both business and technical people, as well as understand the challenges institutions face in the decision making process behind the lending process. Position is located in San Rafael, CA (relocation required if not already in the area).

What will you do in this role?

•Manage projects focused on Analytics and Optimization and provide consulting services to clients on a wide range of advanced analytics-based services.

•Consult with clients around adoption and on-going use of DO / Xpress approaches, and identify Analytic and Optimization Professional Services opportunities through client interactions.

•Create high performance optimization models to meet client requirements.

•Develop analytic processes and procedures, working across departments to enhance FICO analytic & optimization tools, techniques and offerings.

*Support the development of Professional Services Analytic solutions using DO / Xpress optimization software.

•Contribute to pricing, hours, budgeting, and contract review and delivery methodology for DO / Xpress Professional Services offerings.

What experience/skills will you need?

•Master's degree or Ph.D. in applied mathematics, statistics, operations research, industrial engineering, computer science, or related technical discipline or equivalent professional experience beyond a BS degree.

•4+ years of experience in optimization solution development with Project Management and client focused delivery experience (travel to client sites when necessary) specifically building optimization models in some of the following categories: logistics, supply chain management, revenue optimization, scheduling optimization, pricing optimization, credit line Increase, Initial credit line and collections.

•Experience with various modeling methodologies in a development role, including the building of risk models/scorecards and decision models.

•Experience working with commercial Mathematical Optimization Software: Xpress, Gurobi, and/or IBM CPLEX with some knowledge/experience in commercial model development platforms such as AIMMS, AMPL, GAMS, OPL, Xpress-Mosel, Concert, MPL.

•Experience with a programming language such as C/Python or a combination of programming languages.

•Successful management in leading teams toward completion of medium scale projects setting priorities, identifying roadblocks and working to get them removed, and understanding the importance of meeting client/internal deadlines. Possess the ability to influence without authority in a matrixed management environment.

Rewards:
•High performance culture promoting recognition, rewards and professional development
•Competitive base salary coupled with attractive role-specific incentive plan
•Comprehensive benefits program

Fulfill Your Potential and apply to requisition #18499 today at: http://www.fico.com/en/careers

23 Oct 2017

Analyste en optimisation au CIRRELT (3-6 mois)

Dans le cadre d'un projet de solution informatisée pour la gestion des stages en santé, réalisée en collaboration avec la Faculté de médecine et les Technologies de l'information de l'Université de Montréal, le CIRRELT est à la recherche d’un analyste en optimisation. La personne devra être disponible dans les meilleurs délais et la durée estimée du projet est de 3 à 6 mois.


L’analyste devra développer un programme permettant de résoudre un modèle d'optimisation par un logiciel commercial de programmation en variables entières, incluant le traitement des données d'entrée et de sortie. Il sera appelé à travailler de près avec les équipes de la Faculté de médecine et des Technologies de l'information. Le titulaire doit être détenteur d’une maîtrise en informatique ou dans une discipline connexe, et posséder des connaissances avancées en recherche opérationnelle.


Si vous êtes intéressé, prière de communiquer votre CV et vos bulletins universitaires à : Bernard Gendron, professeur DIRO et chercheur CIRRELT, Université de Montréal Bernard.Gendron@cirrelt.ca

29 Sep 2017

Senior Operations Research Developer

Location: Montreal - Quebec - Canada

Function: Engineering 

Communicate your CV to: ahmed.chaouachi@kronos.com

Job Summary

The OR developer is responsible for participating in the design of new optimization software products and existing product enhancements. This position reports to the development manager and will work closely with the Products team and customers to deliver mission-critical software components. The ideal candidate will possess a variety of skills required for problem solving, resource optimization and data analysis, to be applied in the context of the development of optimized decision making systems. These skills imply the ability to effectively use mathematical modeling, algorithmic/computational thinking and the relevant computing tools.

This is a very hands-on position where the ideal candidate works side-by-side with fellow developers to implement product enhancements and new products while ensuring high-quality development practices. He/she must respect project deadlines and must ensure software quality meets the company’s standards. Excellent communication skills are required, as the position requires close collaboration with fellow developers, Product Managers, architects, and customers. 

At AD OPT, OR developers are challenged with highly complex problems, to be solved using optimizers that must carefully balance solution quality, run times and memory usage. Creativity and modeling skills are key assets that we put to the proof!

Qualifications

• MSc. or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Mathematics
• Experience with Operations Research domain (combinatorial optimization, linear programming, network algorithms, CPLEX, etc.)

• Related scientific publication are appreciated.

• Experience with C, Perl, POSIX shells and various scripting languages.
• Experience with source control software such as Git.
• Experience in n-tier environments.
• Knowledge of object oriented, functional, and reactive programming.
• Knowledge of the principles of parallelism.
• Experience with agile development.
• Must be team-oriented, results-oriented and have strong customers focus.
• Excellent communication skills in French and English, both written and spoken.

 

Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance — to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! Whether you’re playing foosball in one of our game rooms, working up a healthy sweat in group fitness classes, or videoconferencing with Kronites thousands of miles away, you’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond.

 

Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 100 countries – including more than half the Fortune 1000® - use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications.  Kronos customers include enterprises large and small across diverse industries worldwide including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, services, and distribution.

 

Kronos is a privately held company and was founded in 1977. Headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Kronos employs more than 5,000 people worldwide.

 

Kronos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Description

Our benefits, at a glance !

1) Unlimited Vacation: we are following the practices of the best IT companies in the world

2) Work from home: 1 to 2 days a week 

3) Annual bonus: 5%

4) Contribution up to $ 3000 / year to the RRSP

5) Payment of tuition fees up to $ 5250 / year / employee, possibility of paid tuition fees for employees’ children...



At Kronos you will become part of a dynamic team focused on delivering exceptional results. Driven by a set of foundational core values and a collaborative approach, you will have the ability to exceed yourself. Kronos provides a work environment in which talented and skilled individuals can thrive. 

In our 30-year history, Kronos has built a strong global reputation as a company that empowers organizations to effectively manage their workforce. At Kronos, we are experts who are solely focused on delivering software and services that enable organizations to reduce costs, increase productivity, improve employee satisfaction, and ultimately enhance the level of service they provide. Widely recognized as a market and thought leader in managing the workforce, Kronos has unrivalled reach with more than 30 million people using a Kronos solution every day. 

The Software Developer will join the Montreal AD OPT Team which focuses on developing a suite of customized crew planning, management, and optimization solutions that balance airline interests with those of planners and crew members. 

You are a fit? send your CV to:ahmed.chaouachi@kronos.com

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