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Data Engineer (AWS) Intern

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Data Engineer (AWS) Intern

  • Responsibilities

    Asurion’s internship program is a 12-week internship to help rising seniors get a sneak peek into the Enterprise Data Services world. Assigned to a team, interns will have their own projects to complete and present to leadership at the end of the summer. The program will provide the intern with a unique strategic perspective, professional and personal development along the way, and experiences to enhance their academic learnings. Our goal is to allow for the intern to make contributions throughout the summer through project work, presentations and networking.

    Asurion’s Internship:

    • Open to rising seniors currently enrolled in undergrad pursuing a degree related to internship duties or major below.
    • Duration of internship is 12 weeks from May 17th – August 6, 2021.
    • Continuous learning and tailored on the job training in Enterprise Data Services.
    • Exposure to senior leadership including but not limited to onboarding, lunch and learn sessions, and team business case presentations.
    • Build an intern community through peer intern groups, mentors, direct intern leaders, senior leadership throughout the summer.

    The Team

    Asurion’s Enterprise Data Services (EDS) team is maturing their enterprise data platform leveraging the latest and greatest data technologies available. Built exclusively in the AWS cloud, the data platform utilizes technologies such as Databricks, Spark, Kafka, S3, Presto, and HIVE among many others. Asurion’s enterprise data platform serves a variety of data needs, spanning core functionality like data cleansing, data standardization and KPI generation to reach functionality such as data discovery, data visualization and customer recommendation engines. On a day to day basis, team members are challenged to think creatively and leverage their data experience to solve tough data and analytics problems in ways that will scale to meet to the broad scope of the Asurion environment.


    • Works under supervision and guidance from senior data engineer mentors to learn, grown, and accomplish day to day responsibilities of a data engineer
    • Develops a working knowledge of Asurion’s applications and system integration
    • Analyze and understand business operations, performance KPIs, cost metrics, and other related subject areas
    • Identify, analyze, evaluate, and develop data products
    • Design and build the data infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS ‘big data’ technologies
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and leadership to identify and evaluate opportunities, issues, and trends to drive results throughout the organization
    • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
    • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our products
    • Partners with the analysts as data experts to design and create data solutions for them to drive actions
    • Develop skills in being responsible for the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, and validity of all data
  • Qualifications

    Preferred Majors:

    • Pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Data Analytics, Mathematics, Engineering or related field, with a graduation date between August 2021 – May 2022


    • Strong knowledge in SQL and a good understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process is required
    • Knowledge on designing and developing in data movement and transformation using data integration tools.
    • General knowledge/experience in Big Data core concepts, familiarity with designing data models, and Agile Scrum/Kanban SDLC methodology is preferred
    • Strong organizational skills, self-motivation with initiative, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
    • Strong attention to development detail, able to produce high-quality algorithms/code
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to solve problems and think analytically
    • Must have strong internal customer service skills, ability to use tact and diplomacy, and to work effectively within a team (positive, process oriented).
    • Proficient in one or more data/programming language i.e. SQL/Python/Java/C#/C++
    • Knowledge/experience in some of the following preferred:
      • Big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka etc.
      • Relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Aurora and DynamoDB
      • AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift
      • Object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Go, Java, C++, Scala, etc.
      • Jenkins, Bamboo or other CI tools
    • Experience with Presto is a plus
    • Familiarity with reporting and visualization tools is a plus
  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • About Us

    Asurion helps more than 300 million people around the world unlock their technology’s untapped potential. Through innovative technology solutions, we help keep consumers connected through comprehensive protection and smart tech help. Partnering with leading wireless carriers, retailers, and tv providers, Asurion’s 19,000+ employees deliver a seamless and award-winning customer experience—anticipating customer needs with tailored services.