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Data Scientist Master - Remote

Location:
USA
Shift:
First shift
Job ID:
202388
Schneider is seeking a detail oriented and technology driven Data Scientist Master. As a Data Scientist Master, you will extract meaning from and interpret data to develop data-driven recommendations to solve complex business problems.  You will also be collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and analysts and working with large data sets of unstructured data. As the Data Scientist Master, you will be using the scientific method to develop and test models that explain and predict behavior.  This position brings analytical rigor and statistical methods to the challenges of measuring quality and safety, improving operational and financial performance, and understanding the behavior of customers and associates.
 
About the role:
  • Develop relationships with clients and a enough understanding of client’s business operations and practices to identify business opportunities and apply the appropriate methods, models and analysis.
  • Represent Schneider as a thought leader within the industry and the academy through symposiums, annual meetings, partnerships and improve Schneider’s visibility.
  • Prepare proposals, statements-of-work, project logs and updates, and presentations in a clear and concise manner.  Document project assumptions, approach and results including net savings or profit.
  • Effectively scope projects and work assignments and make realistic work completion estimates.  Develop appropriate work communication and contingency plans.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with a wide variety of associates and teams. Work across the company to identify opportunities for, design, and assess improvements to products and services.
  • Be up to date on current industry trends, technology offerings and best practices, and through participation in knowledge sharing, educate the team on the same to effectively tackle current projects.
  • Mentor junior associates and provide on the job training on how to frame and solve business problems, as well as training on how to use newly introduced software tools.
As an associate you will enjoy a strong work/life balance that includes paid vacation and holidays along with paid personal time off. You will also have access to medical, dental, and vision insurance and enjoy our company-paid life insurance and 401k savings with a company funded retirement plan. Schneider is dedicated to continuous individual development and offers a wide variety of opportunities through company-paid training and more than 170 personal development courses. What are you waiting for? You will love it here!
Ideal candidates will have:
  • PhD Degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., statistics, operations research, bioinformatics, economics, computational biology, computer science, mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, industrial engineering) plus a minimum of six years of relevant work experience (e.g., as a data scientist / statistician / computational biologist / bioinformatician), including deep expertise and experience with statistical data analysis such as linear models, multivariate analysis, stochastic models, sampling methods. Or Masters Degree plus a minimum of eight years of relevant work experience.
  • Extensive applied experience with machine learning techniques and algorithms on large datasets.
  • Experience articulating business questions and using mathematical techniques to arrive at an answer using available data. Experience translating analysis results into business recommendations.
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Extensive Experience with statistical software (e.g., R, Python, MATLAB, SPSS, SAS), data access/manipulation (e.g., SQL, pandas, dplyr) and NoSQL databases (e.g., MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase) required; experience with cloud computation (AWS, Azure) highly desired.
  • Experience with data visualization tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand the uses and limitations of statistical methodologies as well as ability to select the appropriate methodology to complete assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence without authority and self-direction. and willingness to both teach others and learn new techniques.
Company overview:
 
Schneider is a premier provider of transportation and logistics services. Our legacy started in 1935 with one man, one truck and one dream. Since then, we’ve grown and evolved to become a nearly $5 billion company (2019 revenue) with one of the broadest portfolios of services in the industry delivering superior customer experiences.
 
The Schneider Way:
 
We treat our customers, associates, shareholders and suppliers with integrity, dignity and respect.
We are a desirable employer due to our dedication to achieving mutually beneficial, lasting relationships.
We are a responsible member of the community.
 
Core Values:
 
Safety- first and always
Integrity in every action
Respect for all
Excellence in all that we do
 
Rise to the challenge and become a part of the Schneider family. Be the difference with a leader in an industry that impacts the world.
 
Schneider is an equal opportunity employer.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at Schneider

Our history has taught us that treating everyone with dignity and respect is vital to our ongoing success. We embrace and seek out diversity that is inclusive of thought, race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, experience and background. We find that this diversity and openness ensures that all our associates have equal access to opportunities and resources to contribute fully to the organization’s success, and it fuels innovation, improves strategic thinking and cultivates leadership. Navigate to the following link https://schneider.com/about-schneider/diversity-and-inclusion to learn more about DEI at Schneider.