Data Scientist / Operations Research Engineer

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Austin, TX
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At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center.

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results. It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Job description – Data Scientist/Operations Research Engineer

This position is responsible for formulating and applying mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, mathematical optimization, and data analytics techniques to develop decision-support systems. S/he will be part of a data science or cross-disciplinary team on commercially-facing development projects, typically involving large, complex data sets. These teams typically include statisticians, computer scientists, software developers, engineers, product managers, and end users. The position requires collecting and analyzing data, as well as designing, developing and supporting decision support applications. The Operations Research Specialist / Data Scientist will develop and supply analytics support for optimal time, costing, pricing, or logistics networks for evaluation and/or implementation. Potential application areas include supply chain demand forecasting, financial analysis, and operations optimization. Work alongside software developers and software engineers to translate algorithms into commercially viable products and services.

As part of the team, you also will be responsible for creating data driven solutions that at the core are driven by relevant Machine Learning and develop / deploy new prediction algorithms. In this role you will educate internal and external teams on conceptual models for problem solving in the machine learning realm and help translate goals and objectives into data driven solutions. You will enjoy working with some of the most diverse data sets in semiconductor world of IC Design, Manufacture, Test and bring-up, and the ability to see your insights turned into real business results for internal teams on a regular basis.

The scope of this role includes:

Observe current AMD’s supply chain systems and processes, interact with the appropriate personnel. Utilize a variety of sources, collect and analyze information to support the modeling and analysis.

Build, develop, validate and apply mathematically based decision algorithms, heuristics, optimization and simulation models and tools.

Mathematical optimization for applications in supply chain optimization, production planning, inventory management and available to promise methods.

Designs and codes complex applications using advanced technology. May create optimization programs to resolve problems. May design and build prototype applications.

Debug complex software solutions or enhancements to existing software in maintenance capacity and propose new enhancements.

Work closely with the business units to identify Machine Learning applications, define the strategic and tactical needs and drive the appropriate business (Hardware, Software, Graphics) and co-develop technical solutions.

Select features, build clustering classification techniques using machine learning techniques.

Process and cleanse data for analysis.

A good understanding of CS Fundamentals, Data Structures, Algorithms and Problem Solving

and hands on writing and reviewing code in different standard frameworks.

Job Requirements:

Required Education & Experience

An Engineering Degree - B.S/B.Tech/MS/PhD in any stream – in Computer Science, Operations Research or Industrial Engineering

At least 8-11 years of IT/work experience overall in production environments

At least 4 years of experience on Optimization, analytics, business intelligence (BI), ETL, and data quality

Strong applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.

Proficient to advanced level in operational research (linear programming, eg. Simplex algorithm)

Proficient in the use of any of CPLEX, Dash, Gurobi or GLPK

Required Skills

Operations Research (optimization using LP, simulation) and Decision Analysis. Formulate mathematical models (linear and non-linear) of problems.

Ability to work with broad aspects of existing optimization based codes in support of ongoing production challenges from supplier.

Demonstrated skill at data cleansing, data quality assessment, and using analytics for data assessment

Demonstrated skill in the use of applied analytics, descriptive statistics, and predictive analytics on industrial datasets.

Solid programming skills with knowledge of R, SAS, SQL, Python or other data-extraction and analysis tools and programming languages

DevOps and Full SDLC technologies and processes for maintaining software codes and incoming bug analysis and tracking/delivery of fixes to end-users.

Desired Skills

Fluency in applying advance multivariate statistical analysis (logistic & linear regression, decision tree, cluster analysis,ANOVA, PCA) to categorize, classify and detect data relationship in large datasets

Able to quickly learn and program new tools for multi-dimensional data visualization and decision support

Programming skills in any of C/C++/C#

Skilled with Pandas, AngularJS, flask, MongoDB, SQL, numpy, scipy

Technologies such Jupyter, Anaconda, Luigi, Celery, etc.

Proficient to advanced level in computational complexity theory

Machine Learning frameworks as Kaffe, Tensor Flow, Keras,

Understanding of various Machine Learning techniques proposed in Industry and Academia.

Effective written and oral communication skills in English.

Leading an engineering team, defining architecture, driving an independent project when required.


Requisition Number: 67712

Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin

Job Function: Information Technology

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