Data Scientist
at Agility

Date Posted: 7/20/2017

Job Description

The opportunity is a highly rewarding role for individuals with a passion for Data analytics, in your role as a Data Scientist you will work closely with the data science team within the business to deliver intellectual capital and solutions that enable our clients to derive maximum value from their data while resolving their most pressing business needs.

You will be charged with continuing to build the technology that powers our core business which includes:

  • Furthering our in-house data processing platform and analytic infrastructure
  • Conducting independent research across multiple noisy datasets
  • Spearheading new projects on data that has never been touched
  • Tap into the companies data and define business problems while manipulating data, developing analytical solutions, and executing models
  • Identify new opportunities to further apply advanced analytics solutions with our existing clients
  • Work across all of our markets i.e. logistics, fuel logistics, customs consultancy and others.
  • Enhance the diversity of the firm by helping to attract, develop, and retain our existing talent

Job Requirements

  • You must have at least 2 years’ experience with advanced data analytic techniques, including data mining, machine learning, statistical analysis, and Natural Language Processing
  • 1 year with programming in an object-oriented or statistical programming language like R, Python or Java, a database querying language like SQL and data visualization tools
  • Experience in working with massive data sets, including structured and unstructured with at least 1 prior engagement involving data gathering, data cleaning, data mining, and data visualization
  • A proven track record of weaving data and analysis into a compelling format that is client and solutions driven and easily digestible resulting in client approval
  • Experience with articulating the overall story derived from data and analysis and explaining complex analyses and themes to non-technical and technical audiences
  • Ability to show a track record of solving large, complex problems, Exposure to Big Data would be a plus

Job Snapshot

About Us

Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.4 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries.

Agility’s core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs. GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agility’s Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support.

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