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Data Scientist

Company: CMA CGM
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

CMA CGM, headed by Rodolphe Saad--, is a world leader in transport and logistics. With a presence in 160 countries through 755 offices, 750 warehouses, 110,000 employees and a wide fleet of 566 vessels, CMA CGM serves 420 of the world's 521 commercial ports and operates 285 shipping lines. CMA CGM enjoys continuous growth and keeps innovating to offer new maritime, inland, and logistics solutions. Position Summary We are looking to hire a highly inspired Data Scientist to address data science challenges in our organization, to collect large volumes of data from varying sources, clean and interpret data, create solutions to overcome challenges and communicate with stakeholders. Position Responsibilities As a Data Scientist at CMA CGM, you will participate in end-to-end data science projects in one of the largest shipping companies in the world. Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Business Understanding: Understand the business context and needs of business owners and end-users through interviews and user story development.
  • Data Understanding: Work closely with business owners and data engineers to access and understand the internal/external data already in place. Flag the data that is missing.
  • Data Preparation: Conduct quality checks and exploratory data analysis to understand the relationships between data points and clean up the data.
  • Data Modeling: Develop, train, and validate data models based on the understanding of business needs.
  • Model Evaluation: Present the model's outcome to business stakeholders and tweak the model based on their feedback. Multiple iterations would be needed at this stage. So, be prepared to be agile.
  • Deployment- Assist IT team to develop and deploy an IT front end to consume the data model by the business user Skill Sets / Education & Experience Required: To succeed in this position, you need to be curious, creative and tech-savvy. You need to stay up to date with data programming software and apps, have an exceptional understanding of statistics and mathematics and be proficient in writing algorithms. Top candidates will be persistent and have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Graduated with a master's degree in a STEM field
    • You have at least 2 years of experience in the Data Science domain
    • You bring experience on the following topics: developing data pipelines, regression, classification, conversion probability, clustering, time series forecast, linear programming (LP) and optimization.
    • You have skills in statistic/probabilities, Machine Learning
    • Excellent track record of delivery using languages like Python, R and SQL
    • You have a good knowledge of collaborative tools (Git) and Agile methodologies
    • You have also worked on Dataviz tools: Python / R libraries, Qlicksense or similar
    • Comfort working in a highly agile, intensely iterative environment Preferred:
      • Experience in Big Data and/or Cloud (especially AWS) would be a strong plus
      • Experience in Operational Research and Deep Learning would be appreciated
      • Experience using SnowFlake but also Javascript and React programming languages CMA CGM (America) LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classification.


Keywords: CMA CGM, Norfolk , Data Scientist, Other , Norfolk, Virginia

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