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Data Science Intern

How would you like to intern for an innovative live and predictive intelligence tech startup in the DC area? TransVoyant is looking for a Data Science Intern to assist with live and predictive analytics research, design and development for our patented Continuous Decision Intelligence™ Platform. In this role, you will structure data and create the analytics needed to provide insights into our customer domains–ranging from predicting customer demand to forecasting port disruptions to getting in front of risks to national security. This position will craft statistical models, test hypotheses and visually summarize, interpret and report on TransVoyant CDI™-driven intelligence.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Become an expert on TransVoyant CDI™ Platform solutions and how they solve pressing customer challenges within National Security and Business Intelligence arenas
  • Identify, retrieve, manipulate, relate and exploit multiple TransVoyant structured and unstructured data sets from thousands of various sources (ex. tweets, live aircraft, forecast weather), including building or generating new data sets as appropriate
  • Create methods, models and algorithms to understand the meaning of streaming live data, translating it into insightful predictive output for customer applications and data products
  • Educate internal staff (ex. development, sales, marketing) on how data science and resulting predictions can be productized for key industry verticals
  • Assist with pre-sales and post-sales engagements–performing hands-on customer work when required
  • Keep up to date on competitive solutions, products and services

 

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Cloud-based data analysis, manipulation and visualization experience
  • Understanding of Hadoop stack and data analytics tools to exploit massive sets of TransVoyant data (e.g. HDFS, Spark, R, SQL, etc.)
  • Ability to explain technical and statistical findings to non-technical users and decision makers
  • Honed presentation and product demo skills
  • Experience in technical consulting and conceptual solution design
  • Basic programming and scripting experience with Java, JavaScript, and JSON is not mandatory, but is considered a plus
  • Domain knowledge in enterprise demand, supply chain, and/or transportation management and visibility technologies is a plus
  • Domain knowledge in national security anticipatory intelligence and situational awareness is a plus
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Currently pursuing or holding a degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or any degree with a heavy data analysis and quantitative focus

 

ABOUT TRANSVOYANT

The TransVoyant team designs, develops and launches solutions that provide better future outcomes—for individuals, for businesses, and for nations. We are innovative and truly love what we do and need more smart and dedicated people on our team. Team members enjoy highly competitive compensation, social outings and professional development opportunities.

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