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Senior Data Scientist


Job Title:
Senior Data Scientist

Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence




Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, the position is responsible for employing predictive (text and forecasting models) or prescriptive (modeling, linear programming, & algorithms) that have a significant impact on our logistic services. The incumbent will also be responsible for providing insight into Analytic best practices as well as providing mentorship to grow junior employees. The incumbent will be expected to lead project scoping discussions as well as helping to drive the collection of new external and internal data sets in order to improve our modeling capabilities.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

•Clearly communicates and formally presents results and ideas to key decision makers.
•Employs predictive modeling (text mining and forecasting techniques) or prescriptive modeling (linear programming and algorithms).
•Collaborates with business and engineering departments to understand company needs.
•Works on advanced analytics projects with little supervision. Keeps up-to-date with analytics technology and understands their utility for daily operations.
•Provides guidance to other technology departments on data requirements and use cases.
•Assists in analytics project scoping discussions.
•Solves complex business problems and takes new perspectives using advanced analytical methods.


Minimum Qualification:

Bachelors degree in Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or Computer and Information Science, or a related field, or foreign equivalent, or suitable combination of education, experience and training; plus 5 years of experience in Data Science.

Preferred Qualification:

Masters degree in Computer and Information Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or Engineering
Experience with R, Python or SPSS
Experience with SQL
Familiarity with Azure and big data analytics tools such as Hadoop and Spark

Bachelors: Computer and Information Science (Required), Bachelors: Statistics (Required), Bachelors: Mathematics (Required), Bachelors: Data Science (Required)

Work Experience:
Data Science

Job Opening ID:
00439863 Senior Data Scientist (Evergreen) (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”

Posted 109 Days Ago

Full time


About Us

Fortune 500 experience. Career advancement. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominant force in transportation and logistics, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

Why J.B. Hunt?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

What are we looking for?

J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.