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Data Analytics Engineer

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 8/5/2017 9:55:31 AM
  • 2952372
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States; Florida; West Melbourne


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:
GE Transportation is looking for a Data Analytics Engineer to work on a small Agile/Scrum team developing Movement Planner, a planning and optimization solution for rail.

Essential Responsibilities:

In two decades, U.S. freight requirements will be double
what they are today. Railroad logistics technologies need to move goods faster,
smarter and more efficiently to keep up with demand— so locomotives can too. A
sophisticated rail traffic control system and logistics planner all in one,
Movement Planner intelligently analyses and optimizes traffic, allowing more
trains to run on the same railroad at faster speeds, without laying new track.

GE is making huge investments in software & test
development and our people so it’s a great time to be a Data Analytics
Professional at GE.

The Data Analytics Engineer will work with the team to
create state-of-the-art data and analytics driven solutions, developing and
deploying cutting edge scalable algorithms, working across GE Transportation to
drive business analytics to a new level of predictive analytics while
leveraging big data tools and technologies. You will be supporting all aspects
of the Movement Planner business from early customer engagement through
railroad operations modeling through customer analytics delivery.

In this role you will:

  • Architect, Design and develop new systems and tools to
    enable users to consume and understand data faster.
  • Work across multiple cross-functional teams in high
    visibility roles and own the data solution end-to-end.
  • Adopt a FastWorks mindset to support Business data and
    analytics project.
  • Help drive a best-in-class data engineering practice that
    will be leveraged across GE
  • Participates in setting strategy and standards through data
    architecture and implementation leveraging big data and analytics tools and
    technologies
  • Work in an Agile development environment
  • Engineers structured and unstructured data from source
    systems to fit business needs



Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:



  • Masters or Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science,
    Information Technology, Business Analytics or equivalent (STEM)
  • 3-5 years of Data Analytics experience





Eligibility Requirements:



  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this
    job opening.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful
    completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to travel < 5% of the time
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in
    Melbourne, FL













Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

  • Experience using Analytics tools such as R and/or MATLAB,
    SAS.
  • Experience in scripting languages such as Python, Perl
    preferred.
  • Experience in Dashboard development for KPI displays
  • Advanced degrees preferred. Statistics background a plus
  • Experience with tools such as GITHub and Rally.
  • Primary role in recent positions must be as a Data/Big Data
    Engineer
  • Ability to leverage data assets to respond to complex
    questions that require timely answers
  • Must have superior communication skills - both oral and
    written

Leadership:

  • Has the ability to take ownership of small tasks and deliver
    without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary
  • Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or
    factual evidence to influence
  • Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in
    collaborative activities

Personal Attributes:

  • Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing
    solutions. Asks questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present
  • Identifies opportunities for innovation and offers new
    ideas. Takes the initiative to experiment with new test frameworks
  • Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots
    quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other
    sources

#DTR



Locations: United States; Florida; West Melbourne

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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