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Data Science Intern - (December 2020 or Spring 2021 Grads)

Richardson, TX 75080
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As an intern on the Data Science team at Xandr, you’ll be building algorithmic capabilities that support Xandr advertising product development. During your program, you will be provided with a self-contained challenge and be expected to deliver a stand-alone feature that can be included within one of our many algorithmic products. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a powerhouse Data Science team, learn a ton and deliver something with lasting effect for our company.

You will be working with many data science methods in a big data environment in the cloud. You’ll get to consult with many experienced data scientists about the various challenges we face at Xandr. Additionally, you will be working with multiple teams, participate in ideation sessions, and will have opportunities to present to large audiences.

About the team:

Data Science team within Xandr Tech is the algorithmic product research and development team. We are a cutting edge team of Data Scientists and Advanced Analysts. We tackle problems ranging from Descriptive Analytics to Artificial Intelligence.

Most importantly we are an amazing team. The Data Science team is focused on growing everyone within their role to be the best Data Scientist they can be. We are constantly learning and teaching one another. We are always looking for chance to cross-collaborate and ideate together. We’re looking for new Data Scientists that are excited about building the best possible algorithmic products and build a world-class organization together.

About the job:

* Become an expert in Programmatic Advertising buying and selling strategies, optimization algorithms and tactics, and data visualizations
* Work closely with our data science leaders and internal stakeholders to provide a stand-alone feature within one of our algorithmic products.
* Design and execute tests to assess the impact of potential data science strategies.
* Provide feedback and share knowledge with Data Science team members


* You are pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree expected in December 2020 or Spring 2021
* You are currently enrolled in a data science centric program based on machine learning and statistics with experience in using data science tools.
* Big data and cloud computing experience is desired but not mandatory.
* Broad exposure to methods and techniques in statistics, deep learning, forecasting, clustering, NLP and related data science domains is required.
* Skills in data wrangling using python and SQL, and in using data visualization tools are also required.
* You are passionate about working with extremely large datasets in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and fluid start-up environment
* You have a hands-on attitude toward problem-solving, including a willingness to dig into terabytes of data and quickly construct tools
* You have outstanding organization, communication and presentation skills
* You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching
* You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others
* You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen
* You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem

About the summer intern program:

* Significant impact: Projects are designed specifically for you to fit your interests and skills. Shape your own role and be a part of the team that is building bold solutions to some of today’s most exciting and unique technical challenges to serve ads across the globe. Our interns are given responsibility immediately after completing onboarding.
* Robust onboarding: You will ramp up alongside your class of interns. Your first week will be spent with your class attending Xandr Onboarding. Learn the ins and outs of one of the fastest growing industries and what it means to be an engineer at Xandr.
* Performance management: As an intern, you will be assigned a manager who you'll meet with weekly, and a Recruiting Partner who will be available as a resource for you throughout the summer. They will manage your performance every step of the way, ensure you're getting feedback in real-time, and host two structured performance reviews with you during your internship. Spend your summer immersed in life as a Xandr employee and evaluate if Xandr is the right place for you to join post-graduation.
* Mentorship: You’ll have a mentor assigned to you from day one. Your mentor will help you acclimate to our company, meet people across teams, and ensure you have a fantastic summer.
* Events: You’ll participate in social and educational events that will help you get to know the other interns, give you the chance to meet our Executive Team, and learn as much as possible. Look forward to events like Broadway shows, Mets games, Escape the Room, and more!

Posted: 2020-03-04 Expires: 2020-05-04

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