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Intern - Data Science - Summer 2020

at Xylem

Posted: 10/3/2019
Job Status: Internship,Seasonal
Job Reference #: oGpXafwW
Categories: Summer Jobs
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Description

Xylem |'zil?m|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;
2) a leading global water technology company.

We’re a global team unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. Developing new technologies that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. In more than 150 countries, we have strong, long-standing relationships with customers who know us for our powerful combination of leading product brands and applications expertise with a strong focus on developing comprehensive, sustainable solutions. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com

If you are excited and passionate about helping us solve water, we want to hear from you!

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Data Science Intern. You will be analyzing millions of time series using state of the art statistical methods, advanced machine learning, and big data technologies. Our data science team is a friendly collaborative environment. If you are excited and passionate to work on state-of-the art technology trends we want to hear from you!

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Passion for applications, analytics, storage and distributed systems
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced agile environment using Scrum
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer focus

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Currently an accredited University studying toward a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science, Statistics or equivalent.
  • Experience with object oriented coding languages such as Java and Python
  • Experience with R programming language
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of engineers to meet aggressive goals and high quality standards
  • Demonstrated experience working with cross functional teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with online distributed systems and platform infrastructure design and implementation
  • Experience with the Hadoop ecosystem and Spark
  • Experience in databases, analytics, big data systems or business intelligence products

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.