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Data Engineer Intern

Reference ID: 835983

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Data Engineer Intern

This is a 4 month internship with 40 hours a week

As a Data Engineer intern on our IT team, you'll be instrumental in managing our rapidly growing enterprise data platform. You'll help build flexible and scalable ETL systems and mappings using the latest in cloud-based technology, and you'll help build efficient data pipelines that drive critical insights for complex business scenarios.At Best Buy Canada, we believe empowered people and teams make smarter, faster, and more creative decisions. Our IT department is an Agile environment, where the distance between any one person and senior leadership is microscopic. Here, you'll work on something big, small, or super cool and before you can blink 100,000 people will see it. You'll create fast, learn fast, and develop fast. Oh, and sometimes you'll fail fast too. That's ok. (Honestly.) It's all part of the process. You will be given the tools and the support you need from our Data and Analytics team to learn and achieve more!

As a Data Engineer Intern you will...
    • Design, build and maintain ETL pipelines in cloud to support data and analytical needs • Experiment with new business intelligence and big data technologies while exploring new ways of looking at data to solve business needs • Improving the data framework to make this as efficient and as automated as possible

We hope you are passionate about...
    • Processing data - helping us to drive better business decisions or to build out new features • Innovation - as a tech company we are constantly changing and evolving; an openness and willingness to embrace change is critical • Building relationships - we're looking for people who are constantly trying to improve not only their technical skills but their communication and interpersonal skills as well • Results - we need people who take the initiative to strive towards continuously higher levels of individual and organizational performance

The experience we need...
    • Currently enrolled at a Canadian post-secondary institution with a focus on computer science, mathematics, statistics, commerce, or business analysis • Experience working in a "big-data" environment (Hadoop, Hive, Presto, BigQuery, Snowflake, Redshift, etc.) • Excellent coding skills and experience using Python (including NumPy, SciPy, pandas) • Comfortable writing complex SQL queries. • Outstanding communication and presentation skills

Bonus Points...
    • Experience working with Cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, Google Cloud • Experience working in an agile environment • Experience with API development, data modeling, data warehousing preferred

We believe we have the unique opportunity to help customers enrich their lives and pursue their passions with the help of technology

Posted: January 17, 2019
Closes: March 18, 2019
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