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Data Scientist Lead

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Navistar, Inc.
Physical Address
Lisle, IL 60532
Job Description

Data Scientist Lead

Job ID

.# of Positions

Internal Title
Data Scientist Lead

Position Type
Regular Full Time Employee

Business Operations

Less Than 10%

Relocation Offered

ERP Eligibility
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


The Data Scientist Lead will have the following responsibilities:

  • Support the organization to derive value from data science and analytics
  • Ability to extract and analyze data from internal databases as well as from external data
  • Prepare recurring analysis, monitoring, and develop new analysis processes in conjunction with multiple business areas in the company.
  • Develop new methods of analysis and support adoption of advanced analytical techniques throughout the company.
  • Actively support the development of new custom-built data systems aimed at informational support of analysis and reduction of the time and cost of doing business
  • Responsible for development of visualization tools / KPI’s for various business functions
  • Effectively present analytic results and communicate modeling to internal customers
  • Mentor team members by teaching analytic and modeling best practices.

Position Purpose

Designs, develops and programs methods, processes, and systems to consolidate and analyze unstructured, diverse “big data” sources to generate actionable insights and solutions for client services and product enhancement. Interacts with product and service teams to identify questions and issues for data analysis and experiments. Develops and codes software programs, algorithms and automated processes to cleanse, integrate and evaluate large datasets from multiple disparate sources. Identifies meaningful insights from large data and metadata sources; interprets and communicates insights and findings from analysis and experiments to product, service, and business managers.
Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5 years of analytics or statistical analysis experience


  • Master’s degree
  • At least 3 years of analytics or statistical analysis experience


  • At least 7 years of analytics or statistical analysis experience

Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills

  • Data extraction, cleansing, manipulation, and generation using SQL
  • Excellent communication skills / strong business partner
  • Application of statistical methods
  • Data visualization experience (e.g., Tableau, Power BI)
  • Open source programming language experience (e.g., R, Python)
  • Hadoop / Spark experience a plus
  • Cloud Platforms (Azure / Amazon Web Services) a plus
  • Machine Learning/Predictive Modeling experience a plus

Company Overview

Navistar is a manufacturer of commercial trucks, buses, defense vehicles and engines. Wherever ingenuity drives global markets, you’ll find us taking the lead. We believe the world is propelled forward by new ideas, brave inventors and bold thinkers. That’s why we’re driven to deliver a better future with strong products, sound values and solutions for a changing world.
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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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