Software Engineer Intern - Data Science

US - Remote Ref #12714 16-Nov-2022

Job Description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities

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)


  • 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
  • Able to commit to a 10-12 week summer internship


  • 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
0-2 years
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