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The INFORMS Information Systems Society seeks to foster, promote, and disseminate research on the use and impact of information technology in organizations. It provides a forum for researchers and practitioners in information systems to interact and further their interests in the area. One of the goals of the society is to encourage interdisciplinary research by leveraging connections between other societies and colleges within the INFORMS environment.

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  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level who are cross-trained in operations research/management science and data analytics for the 2022-23 academic year. The College is home to the University’s School of Information Systems and Management and its School of Public Policy and Management – a unique co-location of IT, Public Policy and Management. Successful candidates will have outstanding research abilities and be committed to achieving excellence in teaching. The College houses several research centers with deep strengths in analytics (e.g., with our Smart Cities Institute ), encourages and enables societal and policy impact (e.g., with our Block Center for Technology and Society) and has close ties via research centers, student advising, and faculty collaborations with the Tepper School of Business, Department of Statistics, Department of Machine Learning, Department of Social and Decision Sciences and the College of Engineering.   Carnegie Mellon is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual, cultural and social dimensions. We welcome faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service. More information about Heinz and its research and education programs can be found at https://www.heinz.cmu.edu/.  Search co-chairs Jon Caulkins                           Phone: 412-268-9590             e-mail: caulkins@andrew.cmu.edu Rema Padman                         Phone: 412-268-2180             e-mail: rpadman@cmu.edu Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College, 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213 The ideal scholar will have strong modeling and methodological interests and be able to benefit from and complement our large group of faculty with applied and methodological interests in the data sciences. Applications are encouraged regardless of problem domain, though synergies with existing strengths at Heinz will be considered. These include health, transportation, urban systems, smart and connected communities, information security, supply chains, energy, and the environment. The candidate must have obtained, or expect to obtain shortly, a PhD or equivalent degree in Operations Management, Operations Research, Management Science, Industrial Engineering, Machine Learning, or a related field. If you are presenting at the INFORMS Annual Meeting, then submitting at least a partial packet by October 10, 2021, with your session information, would be helpful. We will begin formally reviewing applications on November 15, 2021 and strongly encourage you to complete your application by then. We will continue to accept applications until December 15, 2021. Applicants should submit all materials electronically via the Interfolio system: https://apply.interfolio.com/93483 , including a cover letter, vita, statement of research objectives and aspirations, one-page summary of teaching philosophy and experience, and up to two recent research papers, and also arrange for submission of three letters of reference.
  • Boston, Massachusetts, AAFCPAs is seeking a high-energy Senior Associate, Business Process & IT Consulting team member, fully competent, highly ethical, driven to ensure a positive client experience for the firm’s distinct but integrated Business & IT Consulting Practice. This rapidly growing practice area of the firm strengthens the link between IT and finance for our clients, which reduces risk significantly and eases the technology burden. AAF’s Business & IT Advisors earn the role of trusted business advisor with solutions such as: business process improvement and internal controls, ERP and financial package selection, IT audits, technology risk assessments, IT strategy development, privacy assessment, data analytics, and fraud detection, leveraging Cloud services, and outsourcing strategies. The Senior Associate, Business & IT Consulting is responsible for providing primarily data analytics and robotic process automation solutions and secondarily, audit support and attest and advisory solutions for diverse organizations, for very small companies (5 employees) through sophisticated midmarket organizations (~3,000 employees). The Senior Associate will be responsible for assisting the director of IT security and data analytics in planning and managing engagements, discussing KBQs and KPIs with clients during discovery sessions, creating data models and visualizations using different DA tools, creating RPA solutions using scripting and BOT technologies, conducting fieldwork, discussing findings and observations during client exit meetings, reviewing staff work papers, and preparing written audit reports. The position will also include client service assistance such as advice on internal control approaches, best practices and advising clients in solving critical business issues. The Senior Associate, Business & IT Consulting will also build and maintain new and existing client relationships and should also be capable of conducting internal audit engagements independently and leading an engagement team. RESPONSIBILITIES Run client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing Data Analytics and RPA solutions,  information systems audits, and business process control reviews, and managing to budget. Audit Support / Data Analytics Data analytics, large volumes of data, data extraction. Robotic Process Automation for internal and external projects. Maintain a good working relationship with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform audit services. Gain a comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements. Minimal travel is required outside of route 495.   This role reports to the Director of IT Security and Data Analytics of AAFCPAs’ Business & IT Consulting Practice. Competitive salary plus annual bonus potential. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes subsidized medical and dental, 401(k) savings plan, life insurance, and short-term and long-term disability, plus more. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Bachelor's degree in Data Analytics, or Information Technology. Two or more years of working experience with Data Analytics tools like Power BI, Tableau. Two or more years of working experience with RPA tools and bot technology. Two or more years of IT experience in a similar practice or function with a reputable firm (big 4 is a plus) is preferred. Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills. Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications. Experience with Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships. Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills. Certification in any of the Data Analytics tools is a plus. ATTRIBUTES Honesty and Integrity – Displays the highest standards of and ethical conduct personally and professionally and contributes to maintaining the ethics and values of the firm Accountability – accepts responsibility for starting, controlling, and concluding job tasks and assignments; accepts responsibility for behavior Business acumen Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment Professional confidence and reliability A “can-do” attitude and willingness to do whatever is necessary to get the job done Highest standards of quality with a sense of urgency Exceptionally well organized and detail-oriented Proven time management and prioritization skills Customer service focus Comfortable working autonomously Naturally team-oriented and a team player Proactive, flexible, and the ability to multi-task. Willing and able to roll up sleeves and pitch in wherever needed Able to handle tight deadlines, multiple priorities, and stressful situations Drive – wants to make a difference and contribute positively to our future success
  • McLean, Virginia, JDSAT is an Operations Research and Data Sciences firm currently seeking talented analysts in fields of Operations Research, Data Science, Data Engineering, Computer Science and related fields. We have unique, challenging, and immediate opportunities for dynamic and detail-oriented individuals supporting both federal and private sector clients. We are seeking people who thrive on challenge, like to work in a dynamic environment, and who want their work to make a difference. The ideal candidate for this position is a well-balanced Operations Research Analyst professional who is passionate about advanced analytics to inform decision-making, and experienced in Business Intelligence, Data Visualization, and the development of analytical models. The Senior-Level Operations Research Consultant will be expected to collect technical requirements, liaise with data owners, manipulate and analyze complex data sets, and provide analysis of results that can be visualized in a consolidated information center and easily comprehended by non-technical customers. The Consultant will perform technical analysis on several existing work streams; work with customers to evaluate new requirements; serve as a technical expert capable of clearly explaining technical methodologies in lay terms; deliver technical solutions that meet requirements; and evaluate data sets to creatively explore how they can be developed into new work streams. Responsibilities Contribute to a Data Analytics Team to deliver technical solutions that meet client requirements in order to create dynamic data visualization and analysis tools to increase the ability of leadership to make informed decisions related to quality-of-care requirements, resources, costs, and overall operations. Work with clients, managers, and technical staff to understand business needs and translate these needs into technical models. Establish and manage relationships with clients and all project stakeholders. Perform risk management to minimize project risks and meet established deliverable timelines. Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation. Provide subject matter expertise and coaching to team members to improve capabilities and product delivery. Liaise with customer operations researchers and subject matter experts to improve algorithm effectiveness against Key Performance Indicators. Extract, transform, integrate, and analyze data from disparate relational database management systems. Conduct exploratory analysis and data visualization. Develop models for predictive and prescriptive analyses. Support implementation of data and analytical products at client facilities. Support implementation of proof of concepts to help make technology choices and validate modeling assumptions. Develop professional communication products in technical and functional areas that communicate business value to the client. Includes briefings (oral and written), white papers, and reports. Contribute to the overall enhancement of the project company processes and procedures. Required Skills and Abilities Master's of Science degree in Operations Research, Data Science, Data Analytics, Data Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Analysis, Statistics, Mathematics, or related STEM field. Minimum of six (6) years of experience in a relevant field as described above. Experience building a variety of machine learning models. Experience building optimization and simulation models. Experience in Object-Oriented Programming (Python, Java, or C++ are preferred). Experience with SQL and relational databases. Experience with statistical programming languages (R, Python, SAS, etc.). Experience with Excel and Visual Basic for Applications. Experience developing interactive data visualizations for exploratory analysis. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences. Possess, or be able to obtain, a SECRET-level security clearance. Desired Skills and Abilities Master’s of Science degree in Operations Research, Data Science, Data Analytics, Data Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Analysis, Statistics, Mathematics, or related STEM field, with minimum of eight (8) years of experience in a related field. Minimum of four (4) years of experience working in DoD. Experience with enterprise-level Capability-Based Assessments, risk analyses, and readiness analyses. Experience leading analytic projects and teams to create, develop, and implement data analytics architecture, including data warehousing, data visualization, analytic modeling, and reporting. Experience leading analytic projects and teams to create, develop, and implement large-scale optimization models. Experience leading analytic projects and teams to create, develop, and implement large-scale agent-based and discrete event simulation. Experience applying Robotic Process Automation to recurring analytics activities. Experience as a consultant balancing highly-technical and non-technical functional roles. Must be willing to relocate (if necessary).
  • Waco, Texas, The Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University invites applications for two positions: one assistant professor tenure-track position and an open rank tenure-track/tenured position. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in areas such as analytical modeling, data mining, data visualization, advanced statistical methods and/or database management, but candidates with other expertise in information systems will be considered. Strong candidates will have proficiency in relevant programming languages (R, Python), databases and database management (e.g., SQL, NoSQL, Hadoop), business intelligence platforms, and analytic software. Candidates should be pursuing the publication of high-quality research relevant to information systems and business analytics. Candidates for hire as associate professor or professor must have a record of quality teaching and high-quality scholarship equivalent to our standards for tenure and promotion at Baylor University.  The Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics seeks to enhance the school’s standing and reputation with ambitious researchers who have initiated and/or sustained a record of publications in high quality journals. Candidates should also be devoted to excellence in teaching with an interest in using technology in the classroom. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Hankamer School of Business is AACSB accredited and home to the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics . The Information Systems and Business Analytics Department has 33 full-time faculty supporting three full-time MIS degrees (undergraduate MIS, MSIS, and PhD) as well as business school service courses in quantitative business analysis (QBA), MIS, and business communications. Faculty positions in Baylor’s Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics offer market-competitive salaries, generous research support, potential stacking teaching in one semester, and better than average benefits. Benefits include tuition remission for spouses and dependents at Baylor and a consortium of other highly regarded private universities. In August, 2015, the department moved into the new state-of-the-art Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among  The Chronicle of Higher Education’s  “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our academic strategic plan,  Illuminate . As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries. Application Instructions Candidates should provide 1) a letter of interest, including a statement of personal faith and potential fit with Baylor's Christian mission; 2) transcripts; 3) a curriculum vita, and 4) a list of three references. To apply for the Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics position, use the following URL:  https://apply.interfolio.com/94254 To apply for the Open Rank Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics position, use the following URL:  http://apply.interfolio.com/93914  If you have questions regarding the position, please contact the search committee co-chair, Robin Wakefield ( robin_wakefield@baylor.edu ). For questions about the application process, please contact Carol Marroquin, Office Manager/Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics ( carol_marroquin@baylor.edu ). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received via Interfolio by October 31, 2021. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Candidates should possess, or expect to earn before beginning their appointment, a doctorate in Information Systems or a closely related field. While prior industry experience in business analytics is not mandatory, it is preferable. Along with these academic and professional credentials, applicants should have the ability to collaborate effectively with other faculty in a dynamic team-oriented educational environment. Finally, candidates should demonstrate a record of high-quality research or research promise.
  • Nationwide, WHAT YOU'LL DO   The Technology & Quality Systems Group is looking for a passionate & highly motivated Technical & Data Solutions Architect to develop and execute digital transformation across Component, Product & Customer Quality and Compliance. In this role, you'll lead end-to-end efforts building innovative digital solutions using the latest technologies (Cloud, Big Data Analytics, IoT, etc) to enable business outcomes across multiple partner groups. You will provide technical leadership across a dynamic engineering community working with the business & data architecture and solutions teams to create a vision and deliver technical & business capability roadmap in an agile manner. Responsibilities: Responsible as an end-to-end solutions/data architect to build a digital vision and capability roadmap enabling business outcomes for partner groups. Bridge the gap between business problems and technology solutions Provide leadership on critical technologies & platforms (Cloud, AI/ML, PLM, VMES, etc) to encourage innovation & experimentation in the technical community. Use a data driven approach to tackle complex and business critical problems Partner with business and solutions teams to deliver solutions from ideation to production for variety of requirements at speed, scale and lowest TCO. Actively participate in a variety of strategic business processes, leading evaluations, incubations of ideas to support business objectives. Scale the business capabilities through standardization, continuous improvement, and lean practices Engage and represent T&Q functional priorities/capabilities in broader forums (involving Supply Chain, Operational, Customer Excellence and Engineering)   WHO YOU'LL WORK WITH The Technology & Quality (T&Q) function is the engineering arm of Cisco’s Supply Chain Operations consisting of component technology, test engineering, product and customer quality, compliance and systems teams. T&Q has a culture of innovation and technology leadership for driving Cisco’s big bets fueling revenue growth as well as operational excellence. Digital intelligence and orchestration is a key strategic pillar of our Vision 2025. This dynamic, diverse and distributed team works very multi-functionally across Supply Chain, Cisco’s corporate functions and eco-system partners to advance the transformation capabilities of Cisco and our customers. You'll be directly working with all T&Q functions, Supply Chain Operations & Transformation Teams and our Engineering, Services and IT partners. You would be working with the company that has the #1 supply chain in the world. WHO YOU ARE Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, or similar field. 8+ years of experience working in engineering, technology and IT, including 5+ years of SQL experience and 3+ year of development experience in Python Documented experience in leading technologies & methodologies (Cloud, AI/ML analytics, IoT, SW Agile and DevSecOps, etc) Organizational skills for interaction & facilitation with peers, external personnel, and all levels of leadership in multi-functional, geographically dispersed work environment. Enterprise systems implementation and management. Experience executing projects with agile processes and tools. Familiarity with concepts like Value Stream Mapping, Lean, DMAIC principles Passion for Architecting and building efficient, reliable data solutions to enable data driven decisions at Cisco. You are someone who can see ‘what is missing’ and provide solutions   WHO WE ARE #WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all. We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we’re “old” (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but we’re also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do – you can’t put us in a box! But “Digital Transformation” is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.) Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward. So, you have colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us! 

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