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EY Quantitative Strategies & Solutions (QS2) - Operations Research - Director in New York, New York

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

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Emerging technology is disrupting business at an exponential rate. EY-Parthenon’s Quantitative Strategies and Solutions team has a market-leading proposition to create and maximize value for our clients by combining deep subject matter expertise in these emerging technologies with cutting edge quantitative solutions.

The opportunity

EY-Parthenon’s Quantitative Strategies and Solutions (QS2) team works on complex and high-profile emerging technology engagements across a broad portfolio of clients and industry sectors. We are a group of highly experienced technical professionals with backgrounds in biotechnology, biopharmaceuticals, health, devices/diagnostics, energy, AI/ Machine Learning, and autonomous systems , which enables us to bring a wealth of deep sector and functional knowledge to our clients. As a team, we assess client gaps and link them to solutions from emergent, disruptive technologies; identify and source technology solutions; develop strategies and roadmaps around emerging technology; set the stage for development, adoption, and commercialization; and develop and deploy novel solutions for our clients. You will join one of the fastest growing practices at EY and you will be afforded a range of opportunities for your professional growth and development.

This role will join a team responsible for providing technical consulting and developing analytical toolsets and software across a range of different types of engagements with a focus on the application of advanced optimization projects within the government and private sectors. We are seeking someone who is motivated by technically challenging projects that require rigorous analysis and solution development based on client objectives and constraints.

The ideal candidate will be someone with technical experience who is excited to develop, implement, and scale cutting edge and robust OR solutions to a wide variety of applications. As a member on the team, you will lead and manage projects, maintain client relationships, and support new business development.

Your key responsibilities

  • Works closely with other scientific and business subject matter experts on producing state-of-the-art solutions that will enable our clients to achieve their strategic goals.

  • Develop bespoke optimization models as part of an analytical solution pipeline with client needs as the foundation, and leverages subject matter expertise knowledge to develop quantitative methodologies and tools to produce comprehensive solutions, within the agreed quality, service commitment levels, schedules, and budgets

  • Actively involved in the daily operational activities that generally impact important components / processes of the technology function

  • Develops protocols to support established standards

  • Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.

  • Gathers and updates necessary information and communicates to appropriate parties

  • Coordinates cross-functionally to accomplish assigned tasks

  • Mentors less experienced members of the team

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, operations research, industrial/systems engineering, business analytics or relateddata science and 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 3 years of related work experience.

  • A master’s degree and/or PhD strongly preferred.

  • Experience with one or more of the following fields:

  • Risk Management

  • Portfolio Analysis

  • Trade Analytics

  • Supply Chain Analysis and Management

  • Shipping and Logistics

  • Transportation Systems

  • Power Systems Optimization

  • ESG

  • Experience with one or more of the following quantitative methods:

  • Optimization Research with focuses on:

  • Stochastic Programming

  • Nonlinear Optimization

  • Mixed Integer Programming

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)

  • Machine Learning

  • Data Analysis

  • Data Mining

  • Modeling & Simulation

  • Statistics

  • Stochastic Processes

  • Quantitative Risk Assessment

  • Experience delivering high-quality work products for clients

  • Excellent analytical, communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills

  • A successful history of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large, disconnected datasets

  • Strong track record of applying technical skills in an industry setting

  • Ability to communicate complex technical subjects and results in a clear and meaningful manner to nonexperts

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Prior experience with one or more:

  • Optimization solvers (e.g., Gurobi, CPLEX, Octeract)

  • Programming languages (e.g., Python, Go, C/C++, Bash, Qt/QML, R);

  • Web technologies (e.g., JavaScript, TypeScript, Firebase, D3, HTML, CSS, React);

  • Platform technologies (e.g., Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure); and

  • Data tools (e.g., Tensorflow, scikit-learn, Numpy, pandas)

  • Data management, data structures and analytic models

What we look for

We’re interested in talented professionals with the ability to visualize our clients’ goals and think creatively to facilitate them by engineering market-leading solutions founded in advanced data analytics. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, and a genuine passion for taking on new challenges, this role is for you.

What we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The base salary range for this job in all geographic locations in the US is $205,000 to $235,000. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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