Data Scientist, Physical Modeling Intern

internship - full time, unpaid

Facebook
New York, NY
Closed
Posted 40 Days ago
Facebook
New York, NY
internship - full time, unpaid
Posted 40 Days ago
Closed

Description

Data Scientist, Physical Modeling Intern at Facebook New York, NY About the Job Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started. RESPONSIBILITIES * Work closely with engineering teams and research scientists to identify and answer data driven problems * Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources * Analyze and interpret the results of experiments * Implement and optimize algorithms for efficient data processing * Communicate findings to engineers and scientists MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS * Minimum: Pursuing a PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Statistics or Interdisciplinary programs including the above disciplines * Must be returning to school for at least one semester/quarter post internship * Extensive experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches * Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from noisy sources * A strong passion for empirical research and for answering hard questions with data * A flexible analytic approach that allows for results at varying levels of precision * Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner * Fluency with Python and SQL * Expert knowledge of an analysis tool such as Matlab * Excellent communication skills * Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment * Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship/co-op PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS * Proven ability to solve problems in nonstandard and innovative ways * Experience in big data analysis in the context of physics or electrical engineering 1. Jobs 2. New York 3. New York Job summary Location New York, NY Job type Full Time, Employee Posted Today Industries Other/Not Classified Career level Experienced (Non-Manager) Reference code a1K2K000007C4GGUA0 Related jobs

Skills

python, sql, data analysis, matlab, statistics, algorithm development, data science, big data, computer science, physics, quantitative analytics, data processing, microsoft word, problem solving, communication

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