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J.B. Hunt Transport Data Scientist II in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00333992 Data Scientist II (Open)

Job Title:

Data Scientist II


Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under general guidance, 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:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer and Information Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or Engineering, or related field, or foreign equivalent, or suitable combination of education, experience and training; plus 2 years of experience in Data Science.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with R,Python or SPSS

  • Experience with SQL

  • Familiarity with Azure and big data analytics tools such as Hadoop and Spark


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.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors: Chemical Engineering, Bachelors: Civil Engineering, Bachelors: Computer and Information Science, Bachelors: Computer Engineering, Bachelors: Electrical Engineering, Bachelors: Industrial Engineering, Bachelors: Mathematics, Bachelors: Mechanical Engineering, Bachelors: Statistics

Work Experience:

Data Science


“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.”

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

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Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.