Job description

Data Scientist / Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Wizard

RTS is looking for a talented Data Scientist to join our team and help take us to the next level. In this role, you will report directly to the Data and Analytics Team Lead, and you'll be responsible for building and implementing Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence models to address complex business problems and improve operational efficiency. The ideal candidate will also have experience in the logistics and supply chain industry--which will help us stay ahead of the curve and maintain our leadership position in the market.


  • Competitive pay
  • We’re a growing company in a rapidly-expanding industry (which means you can grow with us)
  • We’re local! Look no further than our coney-eating contests and Bengals’ gear days to see our Cincy spirit
  • BUT, we have left our footprint (or rather, tire tracks) across the entire country with our great reputation
  • We have a top-notch, in-house software team that makes us more competitive every day
  • We're located 2 minutes from places like Target and Chick-fil-A, but without all the traffic
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, 401K, discounted gym membership with the Beechmont Racquet and Fitness Club, and more
  • Company events--we do everything from pumpkin bowling to office scavenger hunts
  • Community work & fundraisers are at the heart of our team-- to raise awareness for local charities that our people support
  • The owners will know your name...and maybe even where you stand on the Gold Star/Skyline debate
  • You'll have coworkers who will work just as hard as you do


  • Develop, validate, and implement AI/ML models that drive efficiency and innovation within our operations
  • Model selection, training, testing, and validation
  • Model visualization, demonstration and documentation, preferably as an interactive notebook for iteration and deployable code for applications
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand their needs and develop data-driven solutions
  • Interface with AI/ML vendors to assess their technology, comparison with internal tools and capabilities, and assessment of fit for purpose
  • Translate complex business problems into sound ML/DS-based solutions
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in AI/ML and logistics to ensure that our solutions are always at the forefront of the industry
  • Show initiative and leadership in driving projects to completion and moving the company forward

Required Education / Experience

  • Master's degree or higher in data science, computer science, engineering or related quantitative field or commensurate work experience in data science
  • 3+ years of experience in a data science role
  • 3+ years of experience developing and deploying machine learning algorithms in a production environment
  • Experience with common data science toolkits, with excellence in the stack (NumPy, SciPy, Matplotlib, Pandas, IPython, etc.) and Scikit-Learn highly-desirable
  • Experience in Gradient Boosting Machines, Bayesian Optimization, and Time Series Cross Validation would be awesome
  • Strong programming skills in Python or R
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate complex data findings to non-technical stakeholders
  • Track record of showing initiative and leadership in driving projects to completion
  • Experience in the logistics field is preferred


  • This position will work from our Cincinnati, OH office (zip code is 45255) in Clermont County, OH. We're located on the east side of Cinci, just minutes from 275 but without all the traffic

Must be a US citizen or authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available.

Fully-remote position not available.

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