Data Scientist Intern

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #9733 27-Aug-2021

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We're the company behind the world's fastest satellite internet service, with technology that's helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.

We're growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You'll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world's first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Description

As a Data Scientist Intern on the Mobility Analytics team, you will provide analytics and insights into the commercial aviation business. You will develop analytical models while automating reporting and bringing the data visualization to life by building dashboards for partners to use. Our ideal candidate has strong written, verbal, and Slack communication skills, works and adapts well in ambiguous situations, and brings a sense of humor to work.

Responsibilities include:

  • Data engineering using Python
  • Ingest, understand, and fully synthesize large amounts of data from multiple sources to build a full comprehension of the story
  • Develop models for cluster analysis and/or prediction
  • Experience building intuitive and actionable dashboards and data visualizations that drive business decisions (Tableau or similar)

Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field.
  • Experience working in Python or SQL
  • Basic software development skills
  • Python experience creating data visualization packages, data engineering, and statistics
  • Demonstrated understanding of Linux
  • Some coursework, project, or work experience in Machine Learning
  • Data wrangling skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferences

  • Currently pursuing a Master's degree in one of the above degree fields
  • Previous related internship experience

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience:

0-1 years

Travel:

Up to 10%

Citizenship:

None

Worker Classification:

Intern

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