Data Scientist

Job Locations US-IL-Bolingbrook
Req No.
Regular Full-Time


What does this mean for your career?


Every day, our teams embrace exciting opportunities with their unique skills and talents to pioneer advancing innovation and radically change how the rail industry navigates the future. At Wi-Tronix, we are inspiring and engineering the skills of tomorrow, today and we are looking for exceptional people who share our passion and are ready to break the rules and re-imagine rail. Big ideas happen here, ideas that keep people safe and an industry we love safely on track. Our culture is about agile collaboration and working here is not just a job-it's a calling to make a difference.


What can you expect?


We have a highly collaborative culture which involves continuous exchange and vetting of ideas, in person, with Executive Staff and subject matter experts throughout the organization. 

Our salary ranges, including performance based incentives, are commensurate with experience and we offer a comprehensive benefits package. We believe in supporting total health for our employees to include physical, financial, occupational, mental and social. At a high level, our benefits include:

  • A market leading solution provider with a customer base that includes all the major railroads in North America
  • A flexible office/remote work environment to help accommodate individual schedules
  • Casual dress and an array of health insurance and wellness programs to support total health
  • Professional development (training, certification)
  • Company sponsored social and community service opportunities
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability (Short and Long Term)
  • Company funded 401k contribution on day 1
  • Wellness and Charitable giving programs
  • Company provided snacks and beverages
  • Passionate culture


Who are we looking for?


Analysis and Strategy 

  • Communicate results and ideas to key decision makers in a way that can be easily understood by business counterparts.
  • Design and build new data set processes for modeling, data mining, and production purposes.
  • Develop and productionize working prototypes, proof of concepts, algorithms, predictive models, and custom analysis.
  • Models and analyzes complex problems, discovering insights and identifying opportunities through the use of statistical, algorithmic, mining and visualization techniques.
  • Collaborate with product management and engineering departments to understand company needs and devise possible solutions
  • Develop strategies around data cleaning, data structure, and data tagging

Research, Development, Learning 

  • Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends
  • Determine new innovative ways to improve data and search quality, and predictive capabilities


What will you need?


  • MS or PhD (preferred) in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Statistics with related experience
  • 1+ years of experience in developing, crafting or using any deep learning frameworks
  • Python programming; Other languages, such as R, preferred
  • SQL scripting and database knowledge
  • Proficiency in computer vision, image/video/signal processing, machine learning, feature extraction, statistical analysis, and classification.
  • Solid technical foundation in CPU and GPU architectures, networking, numeric libraries, modular software design
  • Initiative, proactive thinking, problem and situational analysis, results oriented
  • Familiarity with commercial production of research and modeling



Wi-Tronix is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Wi-Tronix is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Wi-Tronix are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, work authorization status, association to anyone in a protected class or disability, perceived or otherwise, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. If you have a disability or handicap and would like us to accommodate you in any reasonable way, please inform your recruiter so that we can discuss the appropriate alternatives available.


If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Mary Oster or for assistance.


Wi-Tronix does not accept and will not review unsolicited resumes from recruiters and/or search firms.


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