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Data Scientist Intern

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Data Scientist Intern

This is a 4 month internship with 40 hours a week

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 Scientist intern on our IT Team, you'll be working with a team of data analysts and engineers. You'll have a chance to work on different projects that we plan to solve using various machine learning models, and you'll help build a platform that will be a foundation for our analytics team.

As a Data Scientist Intern you will...
    • Use machine learning and other data mining techniques to get insights from massive datasets • Mine vast amounts of data to identify trends in clickstream data • Help other teams to setup machine learning frameworks and tools in cloud • Prepare data / feature engineer

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 • Strong grasp of CS fundamentals, algorithms, data structures, and design patterns. • Strong background of statistical modelling, data mining, and machine learning. • Demonstrated projects in machine learning

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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