Data Scientist Intern

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #9769 07-Oct-2021

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

  • Become familiar with and use internally available analytic technologies
  • Work with business partners to identify and document high impact business problems and potential solutions
  • Identify key performance indicators and establish strategies on how to deliver on these key points for analysis solutions
  • Use educational background in data science and perform data mining analysis
  • Work with data scientists and engineers to create prototypes, implementing machine learning models
  • Work in a fast-paced, team-centric, data-driven environment
  • Engage in the delivery and presentation of solutions
  • Participate in data pipeline, storage, and architecture design discussions


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Data Science, or Machine Learning
  • Strong data wrangling (handling JSON/CSV, data validation) skills
  • Completed courses in machine learning
  • Strong Python and/or SQL skills
  • Experience with SQL or graph databases
  • Experience with other data manipulation platforms


  • Previous examples of projects in data science/machine learning
  • Previous internship experience
  • Strong motivation to develop their coding skills
  • Experience with pytorch, scikit-learn, fast-api, or similar frameworks

This role requires vaccination under current guidance applicable to Viasat. As such, absent an approved accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, employees in this role will be required to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 no later than January 18, 2022.

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience:

0-1 years


Up to 10%


US Citizenship Required

Worker Classification:


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