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Senior Operations Research Specialist

Date: Jun 6, 2019

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131

Company: BNSF

Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date.


Job Location: Fort Worth
Other Potential Locations: Fort Worth, TX 
Anticipated Start Date: 09/01/2019
Number of Positions: 8 
Salary Range: $86,601 - $118,100




  • Use C++ or Java programming languages, optimization tools (such as CPLEX, OPL, or Concert), and SAS, R, Perl, or Python data-manipulation techniques to design, develop, implement, and integrate innovative computer-based decision tools.
  • Apply operations-research methodologies, including linear programming, integer programming, and network programming, to develop complex mathematical models that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of performance metrics by creating more cost-effective, timely solutions.
  • Collaborate with various business units to develop decision systems and present proposed business solutions to senior management.





  • Master’s in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or a related field.
  • 1 year of research experience using optimization tools.
  • Demonstrated experience with (i) C++ or Java programming languages, (ii) CPLEX, OPL, or Concert optimization tools, and (iii) data manipulation using SAS, R, Perl, or Python.
  • Coursework or experience with linear programming, integer programming, and networks.





BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Railroad Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.



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  •     Last 7 years of driving history
  •     Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  •     Social Security number
  •     Education
  •     Medical evaluation
  •     Drug Screen
  •     Other elements as needed
BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.
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Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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