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Master Data Scientist

Remote Location:
Remote (work anywhere in U.S.)
First shift
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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.
  • 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.
  • Maintain consistent attendance while exhibiting behavior in alignment with our core values. 
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 401(k) savings with a company funded retirement plan. We also offer a results-based incentive pay program where you can earn above and beyond your base pay. Schneider values 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.
  • A demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skill 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.
  • A demonstrated ability to understand the uses and limitations of statistical methodologies as well as ability to select the appropriate methodology to complete assignments.
Company overview:
Schneider is a premier provider of transportation and logistics services. Our legacy started in 1935 with one truck and a dream. Since then, Schneider has been safely delivering superior customer experiences and has grown to become a multi-billion dollar leader offering one of the broadest service portfolios in the industry. Schneider’s development and use of cutting-edge technology is revolutionizing the industry. Always delivering, always ahead.
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. Apply today at

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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, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, age, religion, sexual orientation, ability, medical condition, veteran or military status, 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. 

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