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Data Scientist Lead


Headquarters: Green Bay, WI
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Schneider is seeking an innovativeand collaborative Data Scientist Lead to join our growing team! Our DataScientist Leads analyze and interpret large data sets to develop data-drivenrecommendations to solve current business challenges in real time. Usinglicensed cutting-edge modeling and visualization tools like R, Tableau andPython, you will collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to design, build,test, and implement advanced machine learning models. You will providestrategic leadership and project direction to coordinate team efforts andinfluence key decision makers. At Schneider, you will also bring technicalrigor and statistical methods to tackle the challenges of matching carrierswith freight, optimizing pricing and order acceptance thresholds, andunderstanding the behavior of customers and our associates.
The Data Scientist Lead will:
  • Create innovative machine learning models and technical frameworks that address and help solve complex business demands
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with engineers and additional Tech associates to implement continuous improvement solutions and inform business of recommendations
  • Provide strategic leadership and support to team members; influence without authority
  • Self-direct project work while continually building own skillset
  • Conduct end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering and requirements specification, processing, analysis, ongoing deliverables, and presentations
Bychoosing a career with Schneider, we improve your life by offering:
  • Annual profit sharing bonusesavailable
  • Strong work/life balance thatincludes paid holidays and generous personal time off
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plus company-paid life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match plus a company-paid retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement and free financial service assistance
  • Health Care Spending Account
  • On-site services including cafeteria, gym and fitness classes, walking/jogging trail, ATM, personal mail services, company store and much more
  • Resilient, values-based culture that drives safety, integrity in every action, respect and excellence in all we do
  • Individual development opportunities through company-paid training, active leadership involvement and more than 170 online personal development courses 
Our preferred candidate will have:
  • Experience with machine learning software (e.g., R, Python, 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 freight brokerage or pricing required
  • 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 five years of relevant work experience (e.g., as a data scientist / statistician / computational biologist / bioinformatician), including experience with statistical data analysis such as linear models, multivariate analysis, stochastic models, sampling methods. OR Masters Degree plus a minimum of six years of relevant work experience

Company Overview:
Schneider is a premier provider oftruckload, logistics and intermodal services. Offering the broadcast portfolioof services in the industry, Schneider’s solutions include Van Truckload,Dedicated, Bulk, Intermodal, Transportation Management, Supply ChainManagement, Warehouse and Port Logistics services. A $4 billion dollar company,Schneider has provided expert transportation and logistics solutions since1935.
Our Core Values:
Safety-first and always
Integrity in every action
Respect for all
Excellence in all that we do