Data Analyst

Job Location: Waltham MA
Details: Leverage your deep analytical skills to clean manipulate and interpret data sets generating analyses which will inform decision-making and solutions for our clients

Who We Are

Dynamic Ideas LLC is an exciting company offering employees the opportunity to create breakthrough solutions at the forefront of operations research and optimization. Founded in 1999 by Dimitris Bertsimas, faculty director of MIT’s prestigious Master of Business Analytics Program, the company is based in Waltham, MA and is looking for energetic, solutions-oriented people to drive our next wave of innovation. Dynamic Ideas has developed game-changing products and research for clients across multiple continents in a range of industries, including finance, healthcare, supply-chain management, crime prediction and prevention, mining, and even stamp collecting. The company has launched several successful enterprises including Interpretable AI, the Analytics Edge for Leaders, and AlphaRoute

AlphaRoute, where this position will also be focused, is a new startup that uses MIT-based technology to revolutionize vehicle routing systems, optimizing routes, cutting vehicle fleets, and reducing carbon emissions. Our work has been recognized by INFORMS, the largest professional association for operations research, management science, and analytics. We have garnered significant press coverage from The Wall Street Journal and several other publications. And we have delivered millions of dollars in savings for our customers, many of whom serve the public good.  

Who You Are

  • • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • • Experience with large-scale data sets and expertise manipulating data.
  • • Advanced skills in large-scale data analysis and visualization, across multiple analytics platforms.
  • • Experience and expertise in data modeling and reporting packages.
  • • An analytical mind and inclination for problem-solving.
  • • Strong programming skills.
  • • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to write comprehensive reports and distill findings into actionable insights for internal and external stakeholders.
  • • Keen attention to detail.
  • • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects at one time, often under tight deadlines.
  • • An energetic, team-oriented professional who is passionate about innovation and analytics. 

What We Prefer

  • • Familiarity with optimization models and how they can be applied to transportation, network, and supply chain systems.
  • • Familiarity with high-level modeling languages such as Python and Julia.
  • • Passion for work that benefits the public good.

What You’ll Do

The Data Analyst role is vital to the success of our company, and as such you will play an important part in our growth and development. You will leverage your deep analytical skills to clean, manipulate, and interpret data sets, generating analyses which will inform decision-making and solutions for our clients. You will engage on multiple projects at once, often at the early stages of the project life cycle, receiving and distilling client data and turning it into clear, actionable insights for other members of our team. Your analyses will help to inform internal processes, deliverables and recommendations for clients, and future business opportunities. You will bring energy, positivity, and determination to an already exciting work environment.

Sound Like You? 

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