Data Analytics Intern

US - Remote Ref #12779 01-Aug-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 Description

As a Data Analyst Intern on the Operations Data Analytics team, you will provide analytics and insights into Operations across Viasat. A significant amount of this role’s responsibility is aggregating, cleansing, joining, and storing data from varied sources. The talented individual in this position will develop analytical models while automating reporting and bringing the data visualization to life by building dashboards for stakeholders to use.  

Responsibilities include:
  • Parse and manipulate raw data leveraging tools including R, Python, Tableau, Alteryx, Pentaho or Informatic with a strong preference for Python
  • Ingest, understand, and fully synthesize large amounts of data from multiple sources to build a full comprehension of the story
  • Analyze large data sets, while finding the truth in data, and develop efficient processes for data analysis and simple, elegant visualization
  • Identifies data gaps, researches methods to fill these gaps and provide recommendations
  • Gather and analyze facts and devise solutions to administrative problems 
  • Monitor big data with Business Intelligence tools, simulation, modeling, and statistics
  • 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 with any of the following; Python, R, SQL, or Tableau
  • Python experience creating data visualization packages, data cleansing, statistics (i.e. pandas, scikit-learn, matplotlib, seaborn, plotly, etc.)
  • Data wrangling skills
  • Excellent judgment, critical-thinking, and decision-making skills; can balance attention to detail with swift execution
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Able to commit to a 10-12 week summer internship
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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED
Years of Experience
0-2 years
Travel
None
Citizenship
US Citizenship required
Worker Classification
Intern

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