Operations Research Scientist

Full Time

Fujitsu Intelligence Technology

Fujitsu Intelligence Technology Limited (FITL) is a Center of Excellence and Innovation in Fujitsu's global operations for Data and Decision Science, Artificial Intelligence, Quantum-inspired computing, and Digital Transformation.

Inspired by the power of artificial intelligence and quantum-inspired computing, FITL leverages some of the most advanced forms of Decision Science as a catalyst to help our customers solve problems and harness opportunities related to the increasingly vast streams of data in today's modern enterprise.

Located in Vancouver, Canada, and operating as a gateway to Fujitsu's profound global innovation services and solutions capacity, we also serve as a gateway to significant global innovation capacity in helping organizations in North America harness the latest advanced technologies along their own Digital Transformation journeys.

Comprised of a diverse and talented team of professionals committed to helping Fujitsu’s customers navigate an increasingly digital world, FITL believes that employee development, health and wellbeing, work-life balance, and diversity and inclusion are as important to them as being leaders in digital innovation. FITL’s goal is to create an environment where employees feel free to be their authentic selves at work and realize their full potential all while working collaboratively together to co-create transformative solutions at the heart of reimagining how businesses and society can thrive in this millennium.

Position Summary

We're looking for an experienced Operations Research Scientist to join Fujitsu's AI and optimization team to help solve real-world challenges facing society and businesses across different industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, and financial services.

As an Operations Research Scientist, you are passionate about solving problems that make a difference to people, business, and society. You will play a crucial role in identifying and developing innovative advanced analytics solutions & services to support business outcomes. In this position, you will be working in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment to solve customer problems through data, using best-of-breed open source and proprietary AI and Operations Research technologies such as Fujitsu’s Next Generation Quantum Inspired Digital Annealer, a dedicated architecture for solving complex combinatorial optimization problems.

About the position

A successful candidate will perform the following:

  • Collaborate with our clients and internal stakeholders to understand business processes, identify opportunities, and propose approaches to challenges in a consultative manner
  • Design, develop and lead the implementation of cloud or on-premises analytics solutions
  • Acquire, explore, analyze, visualize, cleanse, and transform large sets of data from various external or internal sources
  • Select and apply appropriate algorithms, methods, and tools 
  • Create scalable data pipelines and machine learning systems
  • Clearly and objectively communicate progress, results and insights to clients
  • Investigate, define, select, and promote the use of processes, tools, frameworks, and best practices
  • Share ideas and expertise with colleagues in a collaborative team environment

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s or PhD Degree in a quantitative field such as Operations Research, Data Science, Computer Science, Quantitative Finance, Math, Physics or a related Engineering degree
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in building models and developing algorithms for optimization, machine learning, statistics, mathematical programming, and simulation in industry.
  • Minimum five (5) years of work experience in managing and analyzing large-scale structured and unstructured data using a data and analytics programming language, preferably Python
  • Expert skills in Operations Research such as linear programming, metaheuristics, heuristics, quadratic programming
  • Experience with analytics, and optimization frameworks and packages such as Numpy, Scipy, Pandas, Gurobi, CPLEX, Xpress, Simulated Annealing
  • Proven ability to communicate complex concepts and insights verbally and in writing to colleagues and clients with varying degrees of technical knowledge
  • Proven ability to efficiently work in a team
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively in high-pressure situations
  • Ability to lead and deliver projects against tight timelines
  • Organized, articulate, team player, open to collaborative workstyles and able to manage multiple deliverables for different projects at any given time
  • Familiarity and willingness to work in cross-cultural and geo-diverse teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in designing and building production analytics solutions
  • Experience in Data Science using machine learning frameworks and packages such as Scikit-learn, Keras, PyTorch, TensorFlow
  • Consulting or experience in a client-facing role
  • Experience with discrete event simulation
  • Experience with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop and Spark
  • Experience with visualization platforms such as Tableau and PowerBI
  • Experience with relational databases, SQL and data modeling

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