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Data Science Intern

Company: Valmont Industries, Inc.
Location: Omaha
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

15000 Valmont Plaza Omaha Nebraska 68154Why Valmont -We're Here to Move the World Forward.Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce. Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

A Brief Summary of This Position: Valmont is seeking a talented individual to join our growing data science team within our shared services division. This position will write code, collect data, and generate predictions for various business units at Valmont Industries. Other tasks include cleaning large datasets, creating machine-learning models, and automating various processes. While in this role, you will learn to work with data pipelines from data collection to implementation of a model that will have real benefits for our users. This position will also be tasked with thinking outside the box with innovative solutions to traditional problems.
Valmont's internship program mission is to provide a hands-on learning experience through project work, leadership development, job shadowing and interaction with senior leadership.
Essential Functions: -

  • Use code to solve problems with guidance from business leaders
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts and data engineers to develop new data products
  • Collect third party and experimental data via APIs, web scraping, etc.
  • Create machine learning pipelines with cloud tools like Azure
  • Ideate on data science standards and processes
  • Build dynamic dashboards and visualizations for users
    Required Qualifications of Every Candidate:
    • Working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Finance, or any quantitative discipline
    • Working knowledge of python or R; SQL a plus
    • Experience with cloud computing for app development
    • Understanding of data warehouses and relational databases
    • Experience with regression, classification, and applied statistics/probability
    • Familiar with machine learning concepts and algorithms
    • Enthusiasm to learn and apply data science concepts
      Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications
      • Interest in machine learning operations, cloud tools, and/or application development
        Working Environment and Physical Efforts:Work is typically performed in an office setting. - The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. - - - Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. - No travel requirements for this position. - The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. - The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. - Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. - Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. -Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email

Keywords: Valmont Industries, Inc., Omaha , Data Science Intern, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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