Data Scientist - Operational Research

Location: Marseille (13)

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CMA CGM Group, founded by Jacques R. Saadé, is a leading worldwide shipping & logistics group.

Now headed by Rodolphe Saadé, CMA CGM reinvents transport and logistics in order to offer an integrated maritime, port and land service that exceeds its customers' expectations.

Present in over 160 countries through 755 offices, 750 warehouses, equipped with a young and diverse fleet of 511 vessels, CMA CGM serves 420 of the world's 521 commercial ports and operates on more then 200 shipping lines. The group currently employs 110,000 people worldwide, including nearly 2,400 in Marseille, in its headquarters in Marseilles.


We are looking to hire a highly creative Data Scientist to address data analytics 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 interested parties.

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 outstanding understanding of statistics and mathematics, and be proficient in writing algorithms. Top candidates will be persistent, and have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.


Understanding business needs

Identifying, collecting and interpreting data needed

Developing complex mathematical models that integrate business rules and requirements

Integrating these models into algorithm prototypes

Automating and integrating processes

Researching solutions to overcome data analytics challenges

Communicating and meeting with engineers, IT teams and other interested parties

Sharing complex ideas verbally and visually in an understandable manner with non-technical stakeholders


A MSc with 3+ years of experience or PhD degree in Operational Research, Applied Mathematics or related fields

A strong background in Operational research and optimization techniques is a must

Strong programming skills using Python/R and C++

Experience with using solvers CPLEX, Gurobi, etc.

Good skills in SQL

A knowledge in the logistics industry is essential, and in the maritime industry is very appreciated

Knowledge in machine learning and/or deep learning is a plus

Experience with data querying languages, and statistical or mathematical software

Proficient in writing algorithms, and knowing when to apply them

Outstanding communication skills

Come along on CMA CGM’s adventure !

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