Location UK / Belfast
Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract
Salary Not disclosed
Updated 2 days ago
Excellent opportunity for a Data Science Internships based in Belfast
Title: Data Science Internships- Northern Ireland
Think Technology- Think Allstate
We build solutions that touch 16 million customers on a daily basis.
You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible user experiences.
You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever-changing landscape and which places technology solutions at its core.
You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.
Research at Allstate
Allstate is one of the largest car and home insurers in the US, serving more than 16 million households and earning over $35 billion in revenue annually. We’re also widely recognised as one of the best places to work in Northern Ireland. At Allstate we’re on a mission to use data, math and machine learning to directly shape every aspect of how we operate. Of course, when working with hundreds of millions of data points, computer science and programming also play an essential role. The D3: Data, Discovery & Decision Science group has over 250 exceptional data scientists, data engineers and business analysts based in Belfast, Charlotte, Chicago, Seattle and Silicon Valley. It’s a great place to be if you’re interested in researching and solving business problems using the concepts developed in your degree.
The D3 group is a central team that supports all areas of the enterprise. At any given time, there will be tens of R&D projects in progress. Here are just a few examples:
Each year we invite a small group of individuals to work with us for a few months. We look for those with a passion for finding great solutions to complex problems, and enthusiasm for quickly learning whatever techniques and technology are right for the job. Successful candidates will work from our Belfast office, for 12 weeks, among more than 30 experienced data scientists and engineers, and will work with a team that spans multiple locations. They’ll learn about how data science techniques are used to solve business problems, then apply this knowledge on a challenging research project which will be of real value to Allstate. We offer:
Responsibilities include (but aren’t limited to):
Machine learning or statistics to solve real-world problems
Statistical software and libraries such as R, scikit-learn or MLlib
Distributed computing or big data frameworks such as Spark, Mesos or Hadoop
High performance and parallel computing such as openmp, MPI or GPU programming
High dimension discrete or continuous numerical optimisation
To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website
Closing Date: Monday 19th November 2018
Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities:
Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants. This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.
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