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Data Scientist Intern

Rocket Software

Data Scientist Intern
Austin, TX Internship Paid

Description

Rocket Software is building a next generation experience for database and system administration founded on a simple idea: offer our users a substantially more efficient, intelligence augmented and value-added way to accomplish their tasks. As an integral part of a new Advanced Analytics team, you will be responsible for implementing a new, innovative and highly collaborative cross-functional analytics program, by leveraging, extending and introducing new organizational capabilities and technology assets. You will have opportunity to experience working in fast-paced team with ample opportunities to shine.

The ideal candidate is a creative and passionate problem-solver who thinks big, acts quickly, and is motivated to develop new approaches to optimizing operational efficiencies using quantitative techniques, machine learning methods, and cutting-edge technology. We are looking for someone with strong experience solving difficult IT and system optimization problems.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Engage broadly with the end-users to frame, structure and prioritize operational efficiency problems where analytic projects or tools can have the biggest impact for the end-user's efficiency.
  • Help the senior data scientist perform large-scale statistical research, analysis, and modeling in the areas of machine data (activity records, interaction graphs, performance data, etc.), optimizations, forecasting, and anomaly detection.
  • Work closely with a team of machine learning engineers to deploy and maintain models in production environments.
  • Implement optimization algorithms, working with cross-functional teams to develop and deploy models as needed

Why Join Us?

The internship experience will provide an insider view of how a fast moving, innovative, and entrepreneurial company operates through an exciting and challenging work experience. Our interns will operate as a team to design and build, from the ground up, brand new and innovative applications related to statistical analysis, and supervised machine learning.

The “Rocketship” is also designed to give you multiple opportunities to interact with members of Rocket Software’s Executive Team, an invaluable chance to showcase your skills and start building a network of professionals for future internships or post-graduate work.

Our program includes participation in a professional development program together with other interns with a goal to develop and deliver an executive level presentation to senior members of Rocket Software’s Executive Team at the end of the summer.

Qualifications

What You'll Bring:

  • Experience working with SQL and NOSQL data sources
  • Experience working with Spark, Hadoop
  • Fluent with experimental design
  • Fluency with statistical and machine learning algorithms such as decision trees, neural networks, collaborative filtering, clustering, survival analysis, graph theory, etc.
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, CNTK, Caffe (preferred)
  • Experience with time series analysis and forecasts
  • Knowledge of visualization tools such as d3.js
  • Strong scripting skills in bash and at least one analytic programming language (python or R)
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication
  • Willingness to push boundaries and be uncomfortable

About Us

Rocket Software (www.rocketsoftware.com) is a technology company that helps organizations in the IBM ecosystem build solutions that meet today’s needs while extending the value of their technology investments for the future.

Thousands of companies depend on Rocket to solve their most challenging business problems by helping them run their existing infrastructure and data, as well as extend those assets to take advantage of the cloud, mobile, analytics, and other future innovations. Founded in 1990, Rocket is based in Waltham, Massachusetts with locations in Europe, Asia, and Australia.

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