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  • Columbus, Ohio, Field Engineer Summary      To evaluate, design, and estimate natural gas distribution facilities for new business, public and system improvement, and maintenance projects according to company standards and other applicable guidelines and codes. Natural gas distribution facilities may consist of main lines, service lines, and measurement & regulation equipment. The Engineer will provide technical assistance and support for Construction and Field Operations staff involved in the construction, operation, and maintenance of distribution facilities. Collaborate and coordinate efforts with key stakeholders on large distribution projects.  Associate Field Engineer 1 Associate Field Engineer 2 Field Engineer Sr. Field Engineer Gas System Design Engineer Summary Provide technical advice, assistance, and training necessary for designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining pipelines, measurement, regulation, and related equipment.  Provide detailed designs, estimates, and construction drawings for pipelines, measurement, regulation, and related equipment. Collaborate with peers across NiSource and the industry to ensure effective technical solutions. Maintain strong communications and working relationships with various operating, engineering, and staff departments in an effort to provide needed technical support and direction. Associate Gas Systems Design Engineer 1 Associate Gas Systems Design Engineer 2 Gas Systems Design Engineer Sr. Gas Systems Design Engineer Gas Systems Planning Engineer Summary The Gas Systems Planning Engineer will be expected to execute measurable results in gas distribution system analysis, system reliability, long range project planning, and peak demand preparedness to ensure the Company's long-term financial goals are realized.  Collaboration is essential with key stakeholders across NiSource Operating Companies including engineering, construction, finance, energy supply services, operations planning, and local operations.  Key responsibility is to provide planning, guidance, analysis, and recommendations on NiSource's gas distribution systems development and maintenance using hydraulic system studies, system knowledge, and engineering principles.  Associate Gas Systems Planning Engineer 1 Associate Gas Systems Planning Engineer 2 Gas Systems Planning Engineer Sr. Gas Systems Planning Engineer Pipeline Integrity Engineer Summary As part of the NiSource Transmission Integrity Team (TIMP), Engineer I provides technical expertise to solve more complex problems, improve processes and provides direction of work in a specific area of his or her expertise.  Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and the ability to work with greater independence. Pipeline Integrity Engineer 1 Pipeline Integrity Engineer 2 Pipeline Integrity Engineer 3 Sr. Pipeline Integrity Engineer               Instrument & Control Engineer Summary Design and install systems that will allow the company to measure, monitor, and control the flow of gas at company facilities and provide support to Operations in the maintenance of those facilities.  Drive operational excellence and standardization through continuous improvement efforts and effective partnerships across NiSource.  Ensure that work is in accordance with all applicable company and regulatory requirements while ensuring safe, reliable service to customers in an efficient and economical manner. Associate Instrument & Controls Engineer Instrument & Controls Engineer Sr. Instrument & Controls Engineer   Standards Engineer Summary Develop and maintain material/equipment, design, installation, operating, and maintenance standards. Support and facilitate design and operating best practices throughout the organization. Support the safety management systems program elements and the principles of process safety. Satisfy current and changing regulatory and compliance requirements through continuous standards review and revision (procedures, materials/equipment). Maintain close communications and working relationships with various operating, engineering, and staff departments in an effort to provide needed technical support and direction. Standards Engineer Sr. Standards Engineer Gas Control Engineer Summary  Under general supervision, the Gas Control Engineer (GC Engr) develops, implements, and evaluates all compliance activities for NiSource in order to ensure compliance with Federal and State regulatory requirements governed by PHMSA, DOT, IURC, and others as required.  This position is also responsible for training and evaluating Gas Control personnel according to the requirements set forth by Control Room Management (CRM) and Operator Qualification (OQ) regulation.  Duties include participating in a 24 hour standby rotation and performing as a Gas Controller or Gas Control Supervisor as necessary.  The GC Engr is a member of the Gas Control Specialist team reporting to the Manger Gas Control in Columbus. The individual selected for this role will be considered the technical SME representing the department in regard to data storage, analytics, and applications used by Gas Control. Gas Control Engineer Principal Engineer Summary Lead complex and non-recurring special projects, initiatives and teams. Deliver technical leadership, process and design standardization, and peer development across NGD engineering. This effort supplements engineering managers and leaders as a leadership resource with responsibilities beyond the expected capabilities of a field engineer 3. The principal engineer will also evaluate, design, and estimate natural gas distribution facilities for new business, public and system improvement, and maintenance projects according to company standards and other applicable guidelines and codes. Natural gas distribution facilities may consist of main lines, service lines, and measurement & regulation equipment. The principal engineer will provide technical assistance and support for Construction and Field Operations staff involved in the construction, operation, and maintenance of distribution facilities. Collaborate and coordinate efforts with key stakeholders on large distribution projects. ***Must have Professional Engineer License to qualify for Principal Engineer***   These positions will be filled within the NiSource Service territory.   Disclaimer   This description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.    Inclusion & Diversity  Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners. Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds. Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment. Equal Employment Opportunity  NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle. By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.  Safety Statement Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits. Required Qualifications for all Gas Engineering Roles: Bachelor's degree in engineering from a 4 year ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) accredited program.  Demonstrated written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Strong organizational and planning skills. Obtain EIT Certification within 2 years of hire date. * Obtain P.E. License within 6 years of hire date for state primarily working in.* *Applies to new hires or those transferring into any of the following job families: Field Engineering, Design Engineering, Gas Systems Planning, Standards.   These positions will be filled within the NiSource Service territory.
  • Columbus, Ohio, This position can be remote   Overview:  ascena’s Advanced Analytics group is seeking an exceptional, highly-motivated and self-directed Machine Learning Engineer to join our team. We collaborate with our partner teams to deliver high-impacting data products and models across enterprise-wide functions, including technology, performance marketing, merchandise planning & allocation, ecommerce, customer experience, store operations, supply chain and others as ascena continues to modernize and evolve its machine learning capabilities.   In our team, you will make an impact by: Developing technologically advanced solutions that make a large-scale impact and optimize the end-user experience. Operating with a start-up mentality, bringing new ideas to the table, and inspiring those around you to do the same. Identifying areas of opportunity, determining solution designs, and providing guidance to system and process enhancements. Successfully translating requirements into technical solutions.   In this role, you will: Design, build, deploy and maintain machine learning and advance analytics infrastructure to solve challenging business problems. Develop automation tools to enable scalable machine learning at the speed of business. Build capabilities to monitor, identify drivers of and provide recommendations for improving machine learning systems performance. Deliver technical thought leadership within the team and larger analytics function. Work in collaboration with other team members and stakeholders to design analytical solutions to business challenges. Communicate results and recommendations to senior management.   5+ years’ experience deploying and maintaining machine learning systems in production environments. Proficiency in Python and Linux/Unix/Shell environments. Experience with SQL, NO-SQL databases. Working knowledge in container and cloud native technologies – Docker, Kubernetes. Experience with CI/CD methodologies and tools. Experience working on AWS and Kubeflow pipelines, preferred. Strong inclination towards exploring and learning new technologies. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Retail experience a plus.   Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent required.  Master of Science in Computer Science, Data Science, Analytics or equivalent preferred. Commensurate with experience and education. Medial/Health, Dental, Vision Competitive Paid Time Off (Vacation, Choice Days, 13 Paid Company Holidays, Summer Hours, Week of Christmas) 401K w company match Parental Leave/Maternity Support EAP Flexible Spending Accounts Associate Discount Life and Disability Insurance Adoption Assistance Pet Insurance
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, The Department of Business Information Technology in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech invites applications for a non-tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor of Practice level beginning August 2023. The Business Information Technology major includes a Cybersecurity Management and Analytics (CMA) major and two other degree options in Decision Support Systems (DSS) and Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSM). Preference will be given to candidates who have expertise in security, privacy, risk management, data ethics, data governance, data analytics, machine and deep learning, or artificial intelligence. Candidates should have the appropriate academic background and expertise to teach, develop courses in such areas as information security, risk management, privacy management, data ethics, data governance, machine and deep learning, artificial intelligence, and data analytics.  We are seeking candidates who through their research and/or professional experience, teaching, and/or service can contribute to the diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging efforts of the Pamplin College of Business community.   Duties will include teaching cybersecurity, information technology (IT), and business analytics courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Experience teaching technical security courses, security analytics, and/or data governance is preferred. Teaching experience in areas such as security management, risk management, privacy, security policy, data ethics, cyberlaw, forensics, data analytics, and artificial intelligence would be beneficial. The teaching load will be 9-12 credit hours per semester. Other duties may include participation in departmental committees, and activities including advising and mentoring students as assigned by the Department Head. Occasional travel may be required to attend professional meetings and conferences.  Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, evidence of excellence in teaching, a teaching statement, a diversity statement and contact information for three references.   Additional information about the Department of Business Information Technology can be found at  www.bit.vt.edu . Please direct questions about the position to the BIT Department Head & Associate Professor Quinton Nottingham at  notti@vt.edu . Required Qualifications At least a master’s degree in business administration, business analytics, information systems (IS), information technology (IT) or related field; job-related experience in IT, cybersecurity, analytics; effective communication skills.   Preferred Qualifications Ph.D. in IS or IT-related field (required for assistant collegiate professor). Professional certifications in cybersecurity, IT, or analytics.   Additional Information The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.   To Apply Visit jobs.vt.edu and search for position 521310. Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Adrienne Sable at  asable@vt.edu  during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR FACULTY POSITIONS BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY The Department of Business Information Technology in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech invites applications for multiple tenure-track appointments at the Assistant/Associate Professor levels beginning August 2023. The Business Information Technology major includes a Cybersecurity Management and Analytics (CMA) major and two other degree options in Decision Support Systems (DSS) and Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSM). Preference will be given to candidates who have expertise in security, privacy, risk management, data ethics, data governance, data analytics, machine and deep learning, or artificial intelligence. Candidates should have the appropriate academic background and expertise to teach, develop courses and conduct research in such areas as information security, risk management, privacy management, ethics, data governance, machine and deep learning, artificial intelligence, and data analytics.  We are seeking candidates who through their research, teaching, and/or service can contribute to the diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging efforts of the Pamplin College of Business community.   Qualifications include an earned doctorate in information systems, information technology, operations management, operations research, management science or a closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates who have prior teaching experience in information security, privacy, risk management, ethics, data governance, machine and deep learning, artificial intelligence, and data analytics, and can develop core and elective courses in our Cybersecurity Management and Analytics program. Candidates should possess a track record or a willingness to undertake activities in support of student success initiatives. In addition to strong evidence of teaching ability, a successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research. Faculty members in the Pamplin College of Business are expected to pursue an active research program, resulting in publications in the leading research journals in their academic field of expertise. In addition to a strong research program, and undergraduate and graduate teaching, faculty members are expected to engage in departmental, college, and university service activities. Preference will be given to candidates who have excellent communication and collaboration skills, an interest in developing and pursuing innovative curricula, and a strong interest in developing a high-quality research agenda. Additional information about the Department of Business Information Technology can be found at  www.bit.vt.edu . Please direct questions about the position to the BIT Department Head, Associate Professor Quinton Nottingham at  notti@vt.edu . Applications will be accepted online at  www.jobs.vt.edu , Job 521346.  Applicants must submit a formal cover letter, a current resume or curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/experience, a statement of research interests/experience, a diversity statement describing the applicant’s interest or experience in working with diverse groups and underrepresented populations, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin August 1, 2022, and will continue until the positions are filled. We plan to have representatives at AMCIS, INFORMS, DSI, and ICIS.  Please apply through the university’s website above and note your conference availability in the cover letter. Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.   The Pamplin College of Business affirms strategic and intentional efforts that challenge the status quo and promote the diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging of all stakeholders.  We are committed to people excellence and building a model inclusive community that embrace academic excellence and cultural humility broadly.  While Pamplin has observed paramount progress toward advancing issues of diversity over the past decade, we are transcending with a renewed, data-driven focus to seize opportunities that address diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging issues of the 21 st century.  
  • Los Angeles, California, University of Southern California Marshall School of Business Professor of Clinical Data Sciences and Operations (Open Rank) Teaching Track Position in Data Sciences and Operations The Department of Data Sciences and Operations at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California (USC) invites applications for clinical/practice-based non-tenure track (Teaching) positions in Data Sciences and Operations, beginning in Fall 2023. We seek candidates who are inspiring teachers committed to preparing diverse, global leaders at both graduate and undergraduate levels in the broad areas of operations management, statistics, information systems, or business analytics. This is an open rank listing, and the hiring rank depends on qualifications. Possible ranks include Lecturer, Senior Lecturer; Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor of Clinical Data Sciences and Operations; Associate and Professor of the Practice of Data Sciences and Operations. Available positions are full-time, multi-year, renewable appointments, beginning in August 2023. We welcome applications from candidates with a wide array of backgrounds and interests but are especially interested in those capable of teaching courses on operations management, statistics, or business/data analytics. The annual teaching load is equivalent to six courses per year.  Administrative appointments within Marshall may result in course release after the first year. Preferred qualifications for clinical/practice-based faculty positions include: Superior teaching and communication skills, with demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate or graduate students. Practical work experience in relevant fields such as operations management, logistics, supply chain management, data analytics, and AI/Machine Learning. Experience and interest in data analytics, operations and supply chain management, and AI/Machine Learning. A doctoral or other terminal degree in Operations Management, Statistics, Information Systems, or a related discipline is preferred but not required. Salary and rank depend on qualifications. The initial contract length ranges from two to four years based on rank, with the strong expectation that the contract will be renewed if performance expectations are met or exceeded. Employee benefits for full-time faculty are excellent and include tuition assistance for qualifying children and spouses at USC and other participating universities. Department of Data Sciences and Operations The Department of Data Sciences and Operations is made up of faculty working in operations management, statistics, and information systems. Our operations group develops data-driven models for a wide variety of operations problems and approaches based on large-scale analytics and machine learning. Our statistics group comprises leading experts in statistical learning and higher dimensional statistics. Our information systems group focuses on digital transformation, innovation, and experimentation, including digital business strategy in dynamic environments, virtual collaborations, teams and communities, digital business ecosystems, and the design and implementation of an experiment- and algorithm-driven digital interventions in online social networks and marketplaces. Our information systems group utilizes a wide range of theories and methods in Economics, Organization Science, and Strategy. The Department of Data Sciences and Operations is the home of leading Master of Business Analytics (MSBA) and Master of Global Supply Chain Management (MSGSM) programs. USC is a world leader in digital innovation, entertainment, media, and technology, home to such institutes as the Institute for Creative Technologies and is adjacent to the city’s burgeoning “Silicon Beach.” For full consideration, please ensure all materials are uploaded by December 9 th , 2022. Applications should include a cover letter, full resume or curriculum vitae; evidence of teaching excellence, including course evaluations; and three reference letters. Within your materials, please share how you would contribute to and promote Marshall’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in your teaching, curricula, and student engagement. Information about the Data Sciences and Operations department, its faculty, and the Marshall school can be obtained at: http://www.marshall.usc.edu/dso .   USC and Marshall School of Business Located near the heart of Los Angeles, the University of Southern California is home to approximately 40,000 students and 5,000 faculty members. USC Marshall is renowned for its high-ranking undergraduate, graduate, international, and executive education programs, an exceptional faculty engaged in leading-edge research, a diverse, international, and creative student body, and a commitment to technological advancement. The research productivity of Marshall’s 250 full-time faculty ranks among the top 10 business schools in the world, and we are a collaborative and inclusive group of scholars who often work together and our graduate students. USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100 or by email at uschr@usc.edu . Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law. Quicklink https://facultypositions.usc.edu/FAS/application/position?postingId=REQ20121332

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