Senior Process Analyst
Kendall College - Baltimore, MD

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The Senior Process Analyst will be part of the Business Innovation and Transformation practice within Laureate Education’s Global Products and Services Operations Division. The Business Innovation and Transformation practice is responsible for identifying, evaluating and implementing all new strategic initiatives across the Global Products and Services division. The Senior Process Analyst will provide data and advanced analytical support to identify, evaluate and execute opportunities for mathematical modeling to support business strategies. The Senior Analyst must be an out of the box thinker, motivated and possess high degree of Mathematical / Statistical competence. The ideal candidate must have expertise and hands-on experience in applying advanced analytical techniques to solve business problems.

Identify and evaluate new strategic and tactical initiatives through systematic and empirically sound discovery, measurement and analysis.

Design, develop and implement data-driven analytical solutions by utilizing knowledge and experience of concepts, techniques and methodologies in the fields of mathematical optimization, data mining, statistics, and predictive modeling to help internal clients make informed business decisions.

Manage expectations of internal stakeholders through direct and routine interaction.

Identify, evaluate and implement new strategic initiatives applying Lean Six-Sigma methodologies

Evangelize Lean Six-Sigma throughout the division as a best practice to improve operational performance

Train and mentor team members in the effective use of Six-Sigma methodologies

Manage expectations of internal stakeholders through direct and routine interaction.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
MS/PhD degree in operations research, management science, engineering, mathematics, or computer science with 5+ years of related work experience. PhD degree in the related field is preferred. ·

Six sigma Black or Green Belt certified

Expertise in Mathematical optimization (linear programming, non-linear programming, integer programming), Stochastic optimization, Simulation, Machine Learning, Neural networks, Queuing systems, Game theory, Heuristics, Statistical techniques and Algorithm design.

Experience in SQL and statistical software such as SAS, R.

Expert level programming skills in C/C++, Java, Python, VB or any another object oriented languages. Advanced Excel skills.

Deep understanding of advanced analytic techniques, methodologies and algorithms with proven hands-on coding and implementation skills.

Prior experience in the areas of Operations Planning, Resource planning and Scheduling, Location/space planning, Forecasting, Capacity planning, Supply Chain management and Portfolio optimization.

Prior experience in working with optimization solvers (e.g. CPLEX, GUROBI), simulation tools (e.g. ARENA, Simul8) and mapping software (e.g. GIS)

Proven ability to apply Six-Sigma methodologies to develop and implement solutions. The candidate must be able to demonstrate direct experience implementing Lean Six-Sigma initiatives in a commercial setting.

Prior experience in working with relational databases such as Oracle, SQL server etc.

Hands on experience in designing and coding decision support systems with an analytical framework.

The candidate filling this position must be highly motivated and instinctively takes initiative to proactively identify areas for performance improvement across the division.

Must be able to work across organizational and geographical boundaries as required and have the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.

The successful candidate must work effectively in a multi-matrix organization.

Capable of systematically evaluating and solving broad, undefined, ambiguous, unstructured business questions.

Excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills.

The candidate should have good time management and organizational skills.

The candidate should be willing to challenge status quo methodologies and use of data-driven insights to drive business process.

Must have experience working on multiple projects at the same time.

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