Arity- Data Scientist Internship

Date Opened: Oct 21, 2021

Location: Remote, Remote, US

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2016, Arity is a data and analytics company focused on improving transportation. We collect and analyze enormous amounts of data, using predictive analytics to build solutions with a single goal in mind: to make transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone. At the heart of that mission are the people that work here—the dreamers, doers and difference-makers that call this place home. As part of that team, your work will showcase both your intelligence and your creativity as you tackle real problems and put your talents towards transforming transportation. That’s because at Arity, we believe work and life shouldn’t be at odds with one another. After all, we know that your unique qualities give you a unique perspective. We don’t just want you to see yourself here. We want you to be yourself here.

 

The Analytics Team 

At Arity, our Data Science team is at the core of helping us transform mobility. We not only know how to analyze and find meaning within billions of miles of driving data collected from smartphones, onboard devices and third parties; we are passionate about how it affects the end-users of our products. On our team people get the opportunity to build scalable distributed data pipelines, develop and deploy an array of machine learning algorithms, and create eye-opening data visualizations. We find top talent from various quantitative disciplines to collaborate with product owners, software engineers, and experience designers in development teams to create innovative products to make transportation smarter, safer, and more useful for everyone. 


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Job Description

This is a Summer 2022 internship for students currently enrolled in a degree program. This role is responsible for the use and development of data infrastructure projects and proof of concept business solutions for users in Analytics and Data Science. This person partners with Data Scientists and Analytic Engineers to provide tactical solutions. This is a highly dynamic position that requires a great degree of flexibility, analytic agility and the ability to rapidly adapt to changing business requirements/needs, new technologies and data sources. This role requires close integration and partnership with the business and Data Science team, and requires business acumen in order to output the best technical solutions.  

 

  • Uses best practices, with limited coaching, to develop machine learning and computer vision techniques to build models that address business needs 
  • Utilizes effective project planning techniques to break down basic and occasionally moderately complex projects into tasks and ensure deadlines are kept 
  • Uses and learns a wide variety of tools and languages to achieve results (e.g., R, Python, Spark, SQL) 
  • Collaborates with the team in order to improve the effectiveness of business decisions through the use of data and machine learning/predictive modeling 
  • Innovates on projects by using new modeling techniques, computer vision techniques or tools 
  • Executes on modeling/machine learning projects effectively 
  • Reviews and evaluates on appropriateness of techniques, given current modeling practices, to senior leadership 

Job Qualifications

  • Target Start date: May/June 2022 
  • Currently pursuing a degree in a quantitative field (e.g. mathematics, statistics, computer or physical science) 
  • Pursuit of a graduate degree strongly preferred 
  • Ability to solve problems, think critically, and communicate clearly 
  • Knowledge of statistical modeling, machine learning, mathematical optimization, and/or data mining 
  • Experience with programming 
  • An understanding of algorithmic scaling and complexity a plus 
  • Experience with big-data tools (Ex. Spark) a plus 

Compensation Data

The salary for this role will be determined based on the school year you are entering in 2022

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen. That’s the day-to-day, now let’s talk about the rest of it. As we mentioned, Arity was founded by The Allstate Corporation. But you’ll be working for—and at—Arity. It’s the best of both worlds. You’ll get access to the full suite of Allstate benefits and work in a fast-paced startup culture. That’s more than just free breakfasts and brain breaks. It’s a culture that encourages you to be you. Sound like a fit? Apply now! We can’t wait to meet you.

 

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