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Operations Research Trainee

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Date: Feb 27, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 10850: MT - OR 

Posting Start Date: 09/18/2018

A Day in the LIfe

As an Trainee in our Operations Research department, you will assist with building new optimization models, enhancing the existing mathematical models, and conducting data analyses. You will also be working with development of decision support software (DSS) to improve assets utilization and to reduce operating cost. The application front end uses technologies ranging from HTML, java scripts, CSS, Flex, and Swing. The application back end uses technologies ranging from Struts, Spring, Hibernate, JDBC, etc running on Weblogic, TOMCAT, and IIS application servers.

 

Duties & Responsibilities: We are recruiting 2 types of candidates with different responsibilities.

  1. Operations Research: Candidates with educational training in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research and other related engineering majors will assist the Operations Research group with building new optimization models, enhancing the existing mathematical models, and conducting data analyses.

    Skills: Some basic programming skill in Java or C++ is a plus. Master or Ph.D. graduates are preferred.

 

  1. Computer Science: Candidates with educational training in Computer Science or related fields will assist the development of decision support software (DSS) to improve assets utilization and to reduce operating cost. The application front end uses technologies ranging from HTML, java scripts, CSS, Flex, and Swing. The application back end uses technologies ranging from Struts, Spring, Hibernate, JDBC, etc running on Weblogic, TOMCAT, and IIS application servers.

           Skills: Proficiency in Java or C++ is required

Education/Experience

  • Pursuing a Master’s/PhD Degree
    • Preferred Degree Paths: Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, Managmenet Science and Statistics, and majors in a similar field of study
    • Candidates should have at least a 3.0 GPA

 

*Relocation assistance is available to those who qualify.

Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.

We are a team of more than 28,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation". As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta