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Engineering Director

Company: Pacer International
Location: High Point
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

AT XPO Logistics, we believe state-of-the-art technology drives our success. As the Data Science and Engineering Director, you will be responsible for end-to-end solutions for our data science and machine learning capabilities such as selection, development, execution and operations. You will also play a pivotal part in the evolution and growth of our data science, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What youll do on a typical day:

  • Work closely with IT and business stakeholders to understand business strategy, objectives and requirements to formulate the technology agenda to meet these needs
  • Conceive and develop end-to-end solutions focused on data science and engineering using machine learning, deep learning algorithms, statistical concepts, data modeling, software development, cloud computing and visualizations
  • Select architecture and building tools to conduct data modeling and machine learning using TensorFlow and other related tools and technologies
  • Augment machine learning platform capabilities for data preparation, feature extraction, training and analysis with Google Cloud technologies like BigQuery and Dataflow
  • Build maintainable data pipelines for deep learning models
  • Develop an efficient and well-structured code in TensorFlow for multiple projects
  • Communicate with back-end teams and database management team to build and test application software for accuracy, efficiency and completeness
  • Lead infrastructure and/or systems evaluation testing/proof of concepts
  • Manage team budgets, time reporting, capital and expense budgets and forecasts
  • Monitor allocation and resources, authorize expenditures and oversee project plans
  • Manage vendor relationship and product roadmap; support issue resolution and contract negotiation

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, youll need:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 7 years experience in designing and solutioning complex IT systems
  • Experience in designing the environment for and implementing machine learning and AI
  • Experience in TensorFlow and other data science and data engineering frameworks

Itd be great if you also have:

  • MBA or masters degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Business
  • 10 years of experience in designing and solutioning complex IT systems
  • 5 years of experience designing the environment for and implementing machine learning and AI, and in coding with Python or C++
  • Experience in highly technical design architecture
  • Knowledge of modern software development best practices
  • Strong understanding of relational and dimensional database structures, theories, principles and practices in relationship to business strategy and goals
  • SQL knowledge and skills
  • In depth knowledge of quality assurance practices and fundamentals

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Keywords: Pacer International, High Point , Engineering Director, Other , High Point, North Carolina

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