Global Product and Solutions - Data Scientist - Undergraduate Internship - Ashburn, VA

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Global Product and Solutions - Data Scientist - Undergraduate Internship - Ashburn, VA

Ashburn, VA
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    COMPANY DESCRIPTION

    Visa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

    When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging - where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world - helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    The predictive modeling team within Visa Analytical Data Product is responsible for building and maintaining major consumer behavior models to solve business problem for clients and issuers. The team closely collaborates with other analytic stakeholders to understand the business problem to determine the most appropriate analytic approach that provides meaningful results to customers. Responsibilities include delivering projects on time and within scope with an in-depth knowledge of big data and cutting-edge data mining techniques as well as the use of predictive, classification, machine learning and alternate analytic algorithms for modeling and segmentation.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Execute model implantation and performance tracking for risk models; generate performance analysis at the aggregate level, as well as issuer level. Interpret and present performance results to non-technical audience.

    • Compile complex predictive model packages for production deployment; support model installations, and monitor and calibrate production models

    • Propel analytic product development via conducting statistical analyses on various data sources; and add values to products by being innovative and applying the analysis

    • Define financial and analytic metrics to measure development and production outcomes and produce performance reports

    • Find opportunities to create and automate repeatable analyses or build self-service tools for business users

    • Support sales and marketing efforts with sound statistical and financial analysis; execute ad-hoc analyses to meet the fast-changing market demands

    • Conduct transaction data analyses with Hadoop/Cloud and big data technologies for internal and external product owners, and develop deeper insights into the products using advanced statistical methods

    • Ensure project delivery within timelines and meet critical business needs

    • Work on cross functional teams and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Business Analytics, or Engineering. Experience using Hadoop and the related query engines (Hive / Impala). Graduation date December 2023.

    • Competence in Python, Spark, and Unix/Linux scripts

    • Exposure to SAS/SQL/Hive for extracting and aggregating data

    • Visualization and business intelligence tools like Tableau

    • Must be detail-focused and have business-oriented thinking

    • Proven ability of handing multi-tasks and problem-solving skill

    • Demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor, strong attention to details and strong business writing, verbal communication, and presentation skills

    WORK AUTHORIZATION: Permanent Authorization to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment for this position. Visa will not sponsor applicants for work visas in connection with this position. Future sponsorship will not be considered.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

    WORK HOURS: Varies upon the needs of the department.

    TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires travel 5-10% of the time.

    MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers.

    Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

  • Industry
    Technology
  • About Us

    At Visa we are Powering Payments, and Empowering People!

    As the world leader in digital payments, we facilitate more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions, and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable, and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive.

    Make an impact with a purpose-driven industry leader. Join us today and experience #LifeAtVisa

    Learn more at Visa.com