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You take your customers further. Making the impossible possible is your passion...

You have the right hands on mentality. Keeping things moving…

You´ve got big goals. So you´re not starting small…

You want to work for a great team – and an even greater purpose…

…then check out our vacancies and apply now. Together we are – Here to move.

Data Scientist (*)

Your tasks

The Global Data Strategy & Analytics department is on a mission to turn DB Schenker into a data-driven company. Our Data Science team focuses on designing advanced analytics solutions to solve potential business use cases in logistics utilizing Machine Learning, AI techniques, Data Visualization tools and Big Data technologies in cooperation with our Software Engineering team, internal business units and global IT. We are looking for a talented Data Scientist who can contribute to our projects with solid data intuition, hands-on problem-solving skills, engineering mindset and eagerness to learn how our logistics business works.

  • Co-operate with internal business units to find use cases that potentially can be supported by data analytics and machine learning solutions Identify, gather and process required data sets
  • Perform data analysis, communicate insights to our stakeholders and create prototypes to solve business problems
  • Design and deploy scalable advanced analytics components in co-operation with software engineering team and internal IT departments
  • Define key performance indicators and evaluation techniques to measure the impact of our products


  • Master’s degree in a quantitative field such as Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering or Finance
  • Several years of industrial experience in data analytics or machine learning projects
  • Hands-on experience with SQL, Python and relevant data science libraries such as Scikit-Learn, Keras, TensorFlow
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into quantitative analytics problems
  • Proficiency in Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Spark or Kafka
  • Clear and succinct verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Passion to learn new technologies and analytical methodologies

Nice-to-have knowledge:
  • PhD in a quantitative field (see above)
  • Hands-on experience with Computer Vision, Deep- and Reinforcement Learning techniques
  • Experience with cloud-based frameworks for data analytics (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Software development and deployment technologies (e.g. Docker, git, CI/CD, Kubernetes)
  • Know-how in Unix/Linux-based systems
  • Experience in logistics industry
  • Fluency in German

Our offer

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.


Do you have any further questions?
Do not hesitate to contact us.
We look forward to receiving your call/email!

Schenker AG
Kruppstraße 4
45128 Essen
Phone: +49 201-8781-5525

  • Equal Opportunity Employer: at DB Schenker we are proud of our diverse workforce and we are committed in enhancing it further. Therefore, we welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.

Job Details


Data Scientist (*)




Schenker AG Head Office




Sep 10, 2019