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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Job TypeFull time

C.H. Robinson and our established data science team is looking to add a Data Scientist that can combine strong data intuition with statistical modeling, to develop and improve production data science services.In this role, you will help develop and improve our Intermodal (rail) quoting ecosystem by combining cutting-edge statistical and mathematical techniques with intelligently designed software to provide real-time prices to our Intermodal business line—empowering our customers to get their freight to its destination in a manner that best serves their business.From designing systems that monitor data streams to send signals and alerts to business users, to adding machine learning pipelines that enhance existing algorithms embedded into our industry-leading platform products, everything you work on will have an impact.


  • Build, develop, and maintain models used to provide real-time pricing for our intermodal business line

  • Test, evaluate, and deploy new models and features to achieve better outcomes for key metrics

  • Work collaboratively with other data scientists, our engineering team, and business stakeholders to craft solutions with a holistic view of the problem

  • Communicate the factors of an algorithmic decision process to non-technical stakeholders

  • Partner with data engineers to build reliable data pipelines and to optimize them for model training as well as automating critical analysis tasks

  • Take ownership of a machine learning model lifecycle from requirements scoping all the way through model development, deployment, and continual evaluation of outcomes 

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Statistics, Computer Science, or a related field with 2+ years of experience or equivalent academic experience with a masters/PhD program in a relevant field

  • Proficiency with a modern programming language (e.g., Python or R)

  • Experience interacting with databases (e.g., writing SQL queries)

  • Experience developing and training ML and/or statistical models

  • Familiarity with standard modeling techniques including model evaluation and testing (e.g., statistical significance testing, cross validation)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with software engineering for data science applications, particularly with rest services or Django

  • Strong skills with database querying languages and maintaining intelligently structured data

  • Experience using data visualization techniques for data analysis and model explainability

  • Familiarity with basic feature selection and dimensionality reduction methods

  • Familiarity with Airflow, Azure Cloud, FastAPI, Docker, Kubernetes, Snowflake

  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

  • A learning and growth mindset that is open to giving and receiving feedback and coaching others to do the same

Compensation Range

$92,000.00 - $203,900.00

Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we’re building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 


Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Enhanced Fertility benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

  • Dental and Vision

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid and floating holidays

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community

  • Charitable Giving Match Program

  • 401(k) with 6% company matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 20 million shipments annually for 100,000 customers, and millions of dollars contributed to support causes that matter to us, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

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