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Mon, 19 Oct 2020 17:21:26 +0000
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Dear Colleagues,

The data science team at Goodyear in Akron, OH has full-time and intern opportunities in the area of Data Science/Operations Research. If you know any current, former, or graduating students who may be interested in a Data Science position please pass along the job description below. Interested parties should send resumes to Brianna Christian ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>).


Brianna Christian

About the position:
Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to drive success with data? The Data Science & Analytics group at the Goodyear Innovation Center in Akron, Ohio does just that. The group's project portfolio continues to grow and includes areas of business, tire manufacturing, operations, and technology. The people in our Data Science group come from a broad range of backgrounds including: Mathematics; Statistics; Cognitive Linguistics; Astrophysics; Biology; Computer Science; Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, and Industrial Engineering; and of course - Data Science. This diverse group works together to develop innovative tools and methods for simulating, modeling and analyzing complex processes throughout our company. If you like deriving insight from variability and complexity, then you will enjoy the challenge of working in this team.
Primary Responsibilities:

  *   Develop an understanding of the business, technology, manufacturing processes
  *   Provide decision-support by training predictive models, performing statistical analysis, or formulating optimization problems.
  *   Independently perform tasks (including data exploration, cleaning, feature engineering, and data visualization) to support large-scale Data Science initiatives in our global team
  *   Prepare and present findings of analysis to business stakeholders and product owners leveraging business reporting procedures and project KPIs
  *   Work closely with other Goodyear associates to industrialize data products including integration of data systems, deployment of models, and testing
Required Qualifications:

  *   Master's degree in a data science related field

**Candidates for the intern position should be at least one year into an advanced degree

  *   Experience with one or more programming languages
  *   Familiarity with several of the following areas:
     *   Advanced Statistics (Bayesian inference, uncertainty quantification)
     *   Applied Mathematics (linear algebra, graph theory)
     *   Discrete Event Simulation
     *   Optimization (Linear Programming, MPC, Stochastic or Dynamic Programming)
     *   Metaheuristics (genetic algorithms, particle swarm, ...)
     *   Deep Learning
     *   Image Processing
     *   Natural Language Processing
Preferred Qualifications:

  *   PhD in a data science related field
  *   Familiarity/Experience in any of the following areas:
     *   software development
     *   cloud platforms (AWS or MS Azure)
     *   environment management (Docker)
     *   SQL/NoSQL databases
     *   Linux systems
     *   Scrum/Agile
     *   HPC
     *   shell scripting
     *   CI/CD