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Operations Research Scientist

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:50:30 PM
  • 2824154
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Digital
Location(s): United States; Texas; Austin


About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

Operations research position working in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team to develop optimization solutions for the commercial airline and aviation industry. The position requires innovative, creative and resourceful individuals to collaborate on the conception, design, implementation and maintenance of optimization algorithms.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership within multi-disciplinary team of professionals to solve difficult industrial problems
  • Interface with stakeholders to identify relevant industry problems
  • Analyze industry problems
  • Evaluate available data and existing methodologies
  • Propose efficient solution methodologies
  • Participate in implementation, test and evaluation of solution methodologies
  • Support and lead in the ongoing evolution and maintenance of solution methodologies

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • M.S. (Ph.D. preferred) in a quantitative field such as Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science or related Engineering degree
  • 5+ years building models and developing algorithms for mathematical programming
  • 5+ years researching and building optimization-based solutions
  • 2+ years object-oriented programming (C++ preferred)
  • 2+ years utilizing commercial optimization solvers (e.g. CPLEX, DASH, Gurobi) and software profiling & memory management tools)
  • Experience in multi-process, multi-threaded optimization implementations
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job

    Desired Characteristics:

    Applicant should have demonstrable expertise in data modeling and analysis, large-scale linear and integer programming, meta-heuristic solution design, mathematical optimization modeling and developing efficient optimization algorithms.
    We are looking for individuals who want to drive the evolution of Aviation Operations Research.
    You must be passionate about what you do. You want to turn the theoretical into practical and usable products for the industry.
    You are a creative thinker, an innovator and someone who pushes boundaries.
    You do not want a job, you want a career where you are excited and enthusiastic about coming to work every day, because you know you are working on leading edge technology and developing solutions that will benefit the aviation industry and beyond.

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    Locations: United States; Texas; Austin

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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