Business Analysis, Decision Analysis/Science, Marketing Science, Operations Management, Operations Research Professionals
Data Scientist - Operations Research Expert
The expert data scientist should drive the scientific creation of intelligent solutions to address our customers’ business problems. You will have the opportunity to work on problems in the Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods Industries, from revenue management optimization, to optimization of a reverse supply chain, unsolved problems abound. The role involves discussing requirements with customers and internal product management, researching new methodologies, prototyping solutions, transitioning successful prototypes to the development group, working on continuous improvement of science in existing solutions. This is not a software development role; rather, it is a role for those that enjoy the exploration, the discovery process, and the Eureka moment of devising a breakthrough for a hard business problem, as part of a multidisciplinary team, in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, similar to a start-up.
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Eureka - S/4 HANA Consumer Industries Cloud is a new business unit at SAP S/4HANA with a focus on Industry Cloud, an emerging market segment where SAP guides its customers towards evolving their industry-centric business models with new processes, tools, and business services. SAP CIC complements SAP existing Business Suite as well as helps the entire company keep pace with new market trends in Industry Cloud.
SAP S/4 HANA CIC holistically targets the strategic industries Consumer Products, Retail, Wholesale, and Life Sciences. As a dedicated unit, it takes a start-up approach to developing new cloud products and brings together the product strategy and Product Management for these four industries with all the necessary cloud business functions, such as architecture, engineering, and operations along with development of cloud-native applications.
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7+ years of experience in optimization solutions for business problems, with experience implementing a number of OR algorithms such as MIP, Constraint Programming, Metaheuristics/Randomized Searches, Stochastic Optimization, Local Search, Nonlinear Programming, Graph Theory.
Strong coding skills in a language appropriate for rapid prototyping (R, Python, AMPL, MOSEL, etc).
As part of the R&D team, act as a key contributor on the selection, evaluation, and prototyping of new methods, striking a balance between research effort and time to market
Work closely with the engineering team to help transition prototypes into products, assist them in evaluating and defining strategies for delivering high quality product features and capabilities of the product
Be self-driven and stay updated on latest trends, generating competitive advantage for our solutions and customers
Embrace creative destruction, be open to look at challenges in new ways
Document findings, create best practices for data science topics, publish patents, present work internally and externally
PhD in OR, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science with strong optimization background
Industry experience in Retail and Consumer Products a plus