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Lead Intern - 26324 in San Diego, CA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 1/18/2019

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Job Description


Position Summary
A temporary position within Alion which prepares a college student for entry into the workforce by providing emphasis on training and gathering experience related to a student's educational discipline and which is applicable to the business needs of the company.

The position is for college students who are rising seniors in their academic program.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under immediate supervision, assists with designing experiments, testing hypotheses, and building models.

Use predictive modeling, machine learning, data mining, and/or any other data analysis techniques to provide assistance with extracting insights from large unstructured or structured data sets

Assist with designing and running experiments that validate the appropriateness of a proposed approach.

Provides assistance adapting business requirements, developed by modeling/development staff and systems engineers, and assists with developing the data, database specifications, and table and element attributes for an application.

Assist with the development of experimental design approaches to validate finding or test hypotheses.

Assist with the identification of what data is available and relevant, including internal and external data sources, leveraging new data collection processes such.

In support of assigned functional area, performs professional administrative work of an introductory nature gradually increasing in level of difficulty and responsibility.

Performs basic office tasks such as filing, photocopying, faxing and answering phones.

Assists in arranging meetings, conferences, and project team activities.

Updates relevant data using database applications.

Prepares routine reports and creates various documents and electronic information with direction.

Creates graphs and charts for various projects using spreadsheet and graphics software with direction.

Assists in answering questions and/or refers inquiry to appropriate person.

May support staff in assigned project based work and/or manage minor administrative projects.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience
Must have a high school diploma or GED.

Must currently be enrolled as a student in an accredited public or private college or university and be a rising senior in their academic field of study.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.

Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.).

Knowledge and experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SLQ, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.

Coding knowledge and experience with several languages: C, C++, Java, JavaScript, etc.

Good writing, communication and listening skills.

Good critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Enrolled in university and a rising senior

Must be diligent, hardworking and a fast learner.

Desires to gain professional experience and is eager to learn.


Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.


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