Xcel Energy Data Science Intern-Denver Job in Denver, Colorado
Location(s): CO - Denver
Is it time to see how all those college courses translate to the real world? Are you ready to work alongside experienced professionals on real projects and issues? An internship at Xcel Energy will give you practical experience in the energy industry at a company that’s committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship.
Do you like to look at data sets to find trends and tendencies? Do you like dealing with complex, multi-variable problems using cutting-edge analytics? Xcel Energy is looking for smart, innovative advanced analytics/ data science interns with analytical, modeling and machine learning skills to join our newly developed team. We conduct research and development in data mining and machine learning techniques to solve complex problems and then implement scalable solutions in data-driven environments.
Data exploration skills are essential to this position. The ability to look through data, draw conclusions from data and apply the appropriate statistical techniques to the data is imperative to this position. We are looking for analytical thinkers that can quickly get a feel for our data and have the ability to work with minimal direction and a quick turnaround. We want you to bring fresh ideas to our team and help us to improve our processes.
Data Exploration skills ; data wrangling, ability to look through data, assess data quality and draw conclusions from the data
Experience assessing data quality
Applying appropriate statistical techniques to data exploration
Experience with feature engineering
Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or master’s program for Business Analytics, Data Science, or similar program
Experience working with large data sets, especially with Hadoop and Spark
Experience with data visualization tools/languages such as Power BI, SAP Lumira, D3.js
Solid understanding of foundational statistics concepts and algorithms: linear/logistic regression, random forest, boosting, ANN’s, etc.
Passion for learning (new problem domains, algorithms, tools etc) and for analyzing data
Ability to access, manage, transfer, integrate and analyze complex datasets, especially using SQL
Familiarity with libraries such as SparkML, scikit-learn Desired Qualifications:
Fluency with Python
Fluency with PySpark
Fluency with Pig/Hive
Machine learning experience
Utility experience *Assessment required before candidate consideration*
As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
Posting Notes: CO - Denver || CO - Denver || United States (US) || CFO Organization || 55000:Business Systems || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
Requisition Number: 17320
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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