Senior Data Scientist (Remote)

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Posted 6 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

We are on a mission to disrupt the logistics industry and take our technology to new heights with data science. Our Data Science department is quickly growing core capacities in multiple areas and is hiring a Senior Data Scientist to manage a team of data science leading our carrier digital negotiation capabilities. Leading this team, you will design and optimize algorithm's that interact directly with users negotiating prices on our freight. The position offers creativity, a challenging and deep analytical problem plus the opportunity to use technology and science to bring value directly to our carriers.

From designing systems that monitor streams to send signals and alerts to business users, to adding machine learning pipelines that enhance existing algorithms embedded into our industry leading platform products, everything you work on will have an impact. In this leadership role, you will help to improve the world's supply chains, and develop a deep expertise in cutting-edge statistical and mathematical techniques, while partnering with our team of technologists to impact major business decisions at CH Robinson.


Build, develop, and maintain models used in the core search and recommendation functionality of our flagship web and mobile freight-booking platform for carriers
Test, evaluate, and deploy new models and features to achieve better outcomes for key metrics
Work collaboratively with other data scientists, our engineering team, and business stakeholders to craft solutions with a holistic view of the problem
Communicate the factors of an algorithmic decision process to non-technical stakeholders
Partner with data engineers to build reliable data pipelines and to optimize them for model training as well as automating critical analysis tasks
Take ownership of a machine learning model lifecycle from requirements scoping all the way through model development, deployment, and continual evaluation of outcomes

Required Qualifications:

BS in Statistics, Computer Science, or a related field with 2+ years of experience or equivalent academic experience with a masters/PhD program in a relevant field.
Management Experience 2+ years.
Proficiency with a modern programming language (e.g., Python or R)
Experience interacting with databases (e.g., writing SQL queries)
Experience developing and training ML and/or statistical models
Familiarity with standard modeling techniques including model evaluation and testing (e.g., statistical significance testing, cross validation)

Preferred Qualifications:

Values a diverse and inclusive work environment
Experience with software engineering for data science applications
Experience using data visualization techniques for data analysis and model explainability
Familiarity with basic feature selection and dimensionality reduction methods
Familiarity with Airflow, Azure Cloud, FastAPI, Docker, Kubernetes, Snowflake

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams. We're committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran


Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

Prescription drug coverage

Enhanced Fertility benefits

Flexible Spending Accounts

Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

Dental and Vision

Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Paid and floating holidays

Paid time off (PTO)

Paid parental leave

Paid time off to volunteer in your community

Charitable Giving Match Program

401(k) with 6% company matching

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTURE page.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world's largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world's economy. With 19 million shipments annually for 105,000 customers, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World's Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn's Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we're not stopping there Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.