Intern - Data Analytics
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL)
at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit
at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.
CenturyLink’s internship program is a 10 week, fast-paced and exciting opportunity to gain professional experience within your field of study. CenturyLink is currently seeking part-time interns (20 hours per week) for the Spring 2018 session. Interns within the Product Development and Technology department will be challenged to apply their knowledge gained in the classroom to real world problems. This is a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience working on real world Innovation Initiatives for a Fortune 200 company. This position will allow students to utilize their talents and abilities to innovate on products that are tied to active projects at CenturyLink.
Perform hands on development of innovative data analytics and data drive solutions and/or products.
Create proof of concepts for delivering value via data science.
Prepare and present articles, reports, and presentations.
Do data discovery; iterate on data views and make changes to identify the best overall solutions
Gather requirements and do the requisite mock ups, ad hoc work, and data modeling (i.e., strong at both client engagement and data aggregations and data mapping).
Develop and maintain data and databases to support data analysis and advanced analysis as a data foundation for machine learning.
Explain complex analysis to non-technical stakeholders.
Communicate with pictures; diagrams; and in writing in a way that makes it easy to understand complex situations and provides useful solutions.
Ask good questions that help with problems solving.
Pursuing a Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate Degree in Statistics, Data Science, Big Data, Machine Learning, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or Related Field at an accredited College or University
Academic and/or work experience related to the field of research, as defined by the University representative/reference.
3.0 or above cumulative GPA.
Excellent English oral and written communications skills.
Must be self-motivated, inquisitive, highly analytical, organized, and detail-oriented with strong time management skills and ability to meet project timelines in a fast-paced environment.
Analysis skills; asking good questions; following up in a constructive and productive manner.
Good teamwork skills.
Desire to learn and deliver Advanced Analytics solutions including machine learning.
Must ensure confidentiality of information.
Spark, Matrix math, Numpy, sklearn, keras, pandas and other common data and machine learning Python 2.7 and/or python 3.5 and related libraries.
Use python, Jupyter notebooks, and/or Splunk to review, analyze, and modify data including mining, descriptive analysis, preparation of data for analytics, and documentation of terabytes of data science analysis.
Working with data in a Hadoop environment using SQL, Spark, Hive, Impala, and other languages and formats to support machine learning algorithms.
Demonstrates high personal work standards.
Has a track record as a self-starter with the ability to work well with minimal direction and the discipline to meet deadlines on time.
Strong listening, written and verbal communication skills
Strong problem-solving skills
Experience with HDFS; Impala; Hue; Hive, HBase, Yarn, RDD, and other Hadoop components and concepts.
This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.
Website : http://www.centurylink.com/
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The Company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations.