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HR Data Scientist II

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate


Job Title:
HR Data Scientist II

Human Resources

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, the position is responsible for employing predictive, text and forecasting models that have a significant impact on our logistic services. The incumbent will begin to build knowledge of the organization, process and customers. The incumbent will be expected to clearly communicate results and ideas to key decision makers.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists in analytics project scoping discussions
  • Clearly communicates and formally presents results and ideas to key decision makers
  • Employs predictive modeling, text mining, and forecasting techniques with some guidance of a more senior team member
  • Collaborates with business and engineering departments to understand company needs
  • Participates with a team of data scientists on advanced analytics projects with minimal guidance from more senior team members
  • Has knowledge of the organization, operational processes and company goals
  • Keeps up‐to‐date with analytics technology and understands their utility for daily operations
  • Collaborates with business partners to identify and document informatics and analytics requirements under general guidance from senior leaders of the team
  • Guides the business partners in discussions using Power BI to present data in order to identify concerns and apply solutions quickly to achieve business objectives
  • Creates reports for parts of the organization that do not have a business intelligence unit or skill set
  • Develops business intelligence and analytics solutions to support business needs, including basic reporting and advanced analytics (e.g., staffing, productivity, disparate impact on HR processes)
  • Develops business knowledge and skills to effectively anticipate and define opportunities to apply business intelligence and analytics solutions in order to improve business outcomes such as dimension modeling, enhanced product knowledge of the JB Hunt 360 platform, Power BI report designs, and SQL Server query performance tuning
  • Ensure HR Analytics, Business Intelligence, Reporting procedures are compliant with law (state and federal) and company policy
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or Computer and Information Science, or a related field, or foreign equivalent; or 4 years combined relevant education, experience and training
  • Experience with R, Python or SPSS, and SQL
  • Familiarity with Azure and big data analytics tools such as Hadoop and Spark
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in Data Science

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Big Data Management and Analytics (Working Experience)
  • Data Privacy (Working Experience)
  • Decision Making and Critical Thinking (Working Experience)
  • Effective Communications (Working Experience)
  • Information Assurance (Working Experience)
  • Information Management (Working Experience)
  • Knowledge of Organization (Working Experience)
  • Requirements Analysis (Working Experience)

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

Work Experience:
Data Science

Job Opening ID:
00457835 HR Data Scientist II (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 7 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.