IT Intern in Little Rock, AR at Windstream

Date Posted: 11/27/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    4001 North Rodney Parham Road
    Little Rock, AR
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/27/2021

Job Description

Job ID:21006070

Data Science Intern

Job overview: Go big or go home! Perform data discovery, data augmentation, and statistical model development.  Responsibilities will include data mining, statistical analysis, and descriptive/predictive/propensity modelling.  This intern will use RapidMiner Studio (our end-to-end data science solution), Python/R, Hadoop, Kafka, NiFi, Druid, and many other open source solutions.

Team overview:  The Data Science team collaborates with Windstream’s Residential, Small Business, and Enterprise business units to solve problems using big data analytics and data science.

 

Preferred skills

  • Currently pursuing a master’s degree in data science, business analytics, computer science, information systems, or any other quotative discipline
  • Work with big data to drive concrete conclusions and actionable insights
  • Communicate complicated technical topics and nuanced insights to diverse audience
  • Learn new tools and languages as required by the project; with tasks ranging from data processing to data engineering to modeling and machine learning
  • Build cutting edge machine learning algorithms to gain deeper insights into the business and drive sales
  • Work with rest of the data scientists assisting, cleaning data, creating pipelines for ad-hoc analysis

  • Data Science

Team Overview: The Data Science team analyzes a variety of data from many sources to provide meaningful insights, to understand our customers better, and to improve our products and services. The team applies scientific method and advanced modelling/machine learning techniques to test a variety of hypotheses about relationships between data elements from many sources.  Once uncovered, these data gems are used to create an improved customer experience with insightful and predictive communications.

During their time at Windstream a Data Science intern will have an opportunity use state-of-the-art statistical and machine learning modelling and leverage tools such as Rapid Miner, snowflake, Python/R, and other latest tools to train and test machine learning models, create actionable customer facing insights, and more.  

Preferred Skills: Statistical Modeling, Descriptive Statistics, Probability and Inferential Statistics, Machine Learning and Deep learning skills, Proficiency in Python or R, and working knowledge of SQL.

  • Data Visualization

Team Overview: The Business Intelligence and Data Visualization team analyzes a variety of data from many sources to provide meaningful insights, to understand our customers better, and to improve our products and services. The team applies domain knowledge and BI techniques to visualize, summarize, and present the information back to Customers and Windstream leaders to assist in the decision making process.

During their time at Windstream a Data Visualization intern will have an opportunity use state-of-the-art business intelligence and visualization tools such as Microsoft PowerBI, Tableau, Graphana, Domo, and others.

Preferred Skills: Familiarity with different types of database systems, such as Oracle, MySQL, MSSQL, Postgres. Knowledge of SQL and experience developing complex queries; experience with creating stored procedures is a plus.

  • Robotics and AI

Team Overview: The Robotics team deploys chat bots (virtual assistants) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) to automate support conversations for customer facing applications. Chat bots use Artificial Intelligence to carry on humanlike

conversations with customers and employees.  

During their time at Windstream a Robotics intern will have an opportunity use AI and NLP techniques and tools as well as complex application integration with REST, microservices, and other API frameworks.  Opportunities also exist for data-centric computer scientists to work hands-on with large volumes of conversation data to tune and optimize the chatbots using advanced modeling and machine learning.

Preferred skills: Software development and process analysis. This intern will use TypeScript, NodeJS, Python, JSON/XML, REST APIs, PostgreSQL.

Job Requirements

Preferred skills: Software development and process analysis. This intern will use TypeScript, NodeJS, Python, JSON/XML, REST APIs, PostgreSQL.



EEO Statement: 

Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.

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