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Director of Data Science & Analytics
Posted on 8/21/2023

51-200 employees

Comprehensive supply chain management and shipping platform
Company Overview
Shipwell is a recognized leader in the logistics industry, offering a comprehensive platform that integrates transportation management, visibility, and procurement, enabling shippers to optimize their processes efficiently. The company's technical capabilities and scalability have earned it prestigious accolades, including inclusion in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for TMS for three consecutive years and recognition as the fourth fastest-growing company in North America on the 2021 Deloitte Technology Fast 500. With a dedicated team and a nationwide network, Shipwell provides capacity as a service and strategic supply chain management, helping companies reduce operating costs and deliver excellence to their customers.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding





Austin, Texas

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
Data Structures & Algorithms
Data & Analytics
  • Degree in areas such as Engineering, Statistics, Economics, and Computer Science
  • 10+ years of professional experience in advanced data analysis and modeling
  • 5+ years of experience managing and leading a supply chain data science/analytics team focused on optimization efforts in a retail, transportation, or similar company
  • Deep knowledge in supply chain management with demonstrated results in driving supply chain optimization efforts such as transportation optimization
  • Strong experience with data modeling techniques such as optimization, machine learning, and simulation, solving for optimal transportation routes, for example
  • Strong experience with Looker
  • Experience interfacing with Senior Business leaders to drive top and bottom-line improvements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill and ability to successfully communicate ideas and sell strategic plans to senior executives
  • Project management skills and familiarity with agile planning methodology
  • The Salary Range for this role is between $180,000 - $220,000 including Variable Compensation based on Years of Experience, Skillset, and Location
  • Here at Shipwell, we are a Remote Forward company. You have the opportunity to work within our office located in Austin, TX or you can choose to be fully remote
  • Shipwell is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we will not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any sort. We do celebrate diversity and believe experience comes in different forms; many skills are transferable; and passion goes a long way. Diversity in our team makes for better problem solving, more creative thinking, and ultimately a better product and company culture
  • Even more important than your resume is a clear demonstration of impact, dedication, and the ability to thrive in a fast paced and collaborative environment. Shipwell strives to have an inclusive work environment; so if you are hard working & good at what you do then please come as you are. We want you to contribute, grow, & learn at Shipwell and we encourage you to apply if your experience is close to what we're looking for
  • We are looking forward to adding new perspectives to our team!
  • For more information about Shipwell visit shipwell.com, or connect with us on Twitter @shipwell, LinkedIn, and Facebook.com/Shipwellinc
  • Responsible for building/executing data science roadmap and broadly engaging with the business to identify opportunities which have significant impact on Shipwell's businesses
  • Unlock value for customer through descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics
  • Develop the data science roadmap for your team with input from key stakeholders in sales, product, engineering, and across the business
  • Maintain and improve existing data pipelines, statistical models, and algorithms
  • Enjoy building and managing a high-performance team by developing the best talent, providing mentorship, subject area expertise, learning and inspiration
  • Lead large-scale modeling, optimization, simulation and statistical analysis in the areas of supply chain network strategy, supply chain planning, and transportation
  • Communicate insights and recommend areas for further improvement to Shipwell's platform and internal business
  • Stay on top of the most recent technical trends and constantly look for new opportunities to advance data science
  • Be an internal advocate for data science and look for opportunities where the application of data science and ML can be demonstrably advantageous or solves existing challenges
  • Measure the impact of your team and set clear expectations and OKRs