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Director, Data Science - ML/AI


Logistics at full potential. 


At GXO, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


GXO Logistics has completed the spin-off from XPO Logistics. As we update our systems, there are places throughout the application where you see references to XPO Logistics/XPO.  Please substitute GXO for XPO throughout the application as you answer these questions.


At GXO, we believe state-of-the-art technology drives our success. As the Direcotr, Data Science - ML/AI 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  GXO.


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 you’ll 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 GXO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s 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

It’d be great if you also have:

  • MBA or master’s 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.


GXO 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 GXO 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.

GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO 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. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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