Data Scientist

Location: Atlanta, GA 30309

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As a Data Scientist at Norfolk Southern Corp. you will be responsible for the development of machine learning models based on requirements and guidance given by senior members of the team. You will provide recommendations for the use of analytical models and decision support systems to improve business processes, increase revenues, and reduce costs.

Principal Duties:

  • Effectively utilize statistical, data mining, machine learning, and operations research techniques and computer science skills in delivering advanced analytics and decision support systems.
  • Collaborates with various departments to identify opportunities for process improvement by using decision tools to develop project proposals and to manage projects through to completion.

Technical Skills:

  • Good understanding of Traditional Machine Learning methods: Classification, Regression, Clustering (Linear/Logistic Regression, XGBOOST, Random Forests, SVMs, Variants of Kmeans, DBSCAN, etc.)
  • Advanced coding, technical writing, and data visualization skills
  • Excellent understanding of model evaluation process
  • Good knowledge of subject matter (AI, DS, CS, CV, ML)
  • Excellent Knowledge of Python

Skills & Abilities:

  • Planning and Organizing
  • Identifying and Considering Alternatives
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Initiative

Job Related Experience:

Minimum Level: 1-2 years


Preferred Level: Ph.D. and M.S
Preferred Majors:

  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering/ECE
  • Machine Learning
  • Statistics/Math
  • Operations Research
  • Other Relevant Engineering or Science Degrees

New Headquarters – Atlanta, GA

Norfolk Southern is in the process of constructing a vibrant & modern corporate HQ in Midtown Atlanta, GA. Our HQ is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2021. To check out a sneak peek, we’ve linked a playlist below.

Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers.

We are a team of more than 20,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as The Thoroughbred of Transportation. As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.

Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation and, gender identity. Together, we power progress.

Don’t just work here, Thrive here.

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