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Forecast Engine Developer

Location:

Montreal - Quebec - Canada

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

201700528
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Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 100 countries – including more than half the Fortune 1000® - use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications.  Kronos customers include enterprises large and small across diverse industries worldwide including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, services, and distribution.

 

Kronos is a privately held company and was founded in 1977. Headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Kronos employs more than 5,000 people worldwide.

 

Kronos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Description

The Forecasting specialist is involved in the development and maintenance of the modules of the labor forecasting engines for the Workforce management suite. S/He supports a scrum team in building a high-quality product suite that meets and exceeds our customer expectations. S/He will be responsible for the following:

• Participate in the analysis, modeling, prototyping, design and development of forecasting engines or any other features.
• Evaluate engine results, through unit tests, functional, integration and performance tests, and improve them if necessary.
• Collaborate with other members of the team, architects, product owners, QA team members, and documentation writers to ensure appropriate implementation of business requirements
• Help in building the skills of less experienced team members, and proactively suggesting process improvements
• Participate in the writing of technical documents (functional specifications, design documents, etc.) as required
• Participate and perform in code inspections and reviews
• Adhere to and promote standards for development best practices.
• Estimate required timeframe and deadlines for accomplishing his/her tasks
• Any other related duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

• Master or Doctorate degree in Statistics or related fields
• At least five years’ experience in forecasting domain
• Experience in the employee scheduling domain preferred
• Knowledge in Operational Research preferred
• Object Oriented Programming knowledge
• Experience with Java programming.
• Team spirit, self-starter and creative.
• Good communication skills in English and French, both written and spoken.

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.