Data Science - Intern (Summer 2021)
San Francisco or Austin
At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers trillions of requests per month. Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer and named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Cultures list.
We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious and empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves and learning new skills, and we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse and inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential and support them throughout their time at Cloudflare. Come join us!
About the department
Cloudflare is looking for an intern to join the Business Intelligence team which is responsible for building large-scale enterprise data lake and EDW from different sources and enabling various product and business teams such as Marketing, Customer Support, Sales, Finance with key business dashboards/reporting, insights and recommendation models.
About the role
As part of this initiative, we are looking for a Data Scientist to join Cloudflare as an intern and help us drive predictive analytic insights and best practices at scale from the ground up. Success in this role comes from marrying a strong data & modeling background with acute product and business acumen to deliver highly strategic and compelling insights that accelerate our business growth and influence our product decisions within Cloudflare.
What we look for: predictive modeling techniques, machine learning, model creation and deployment, storytelling and visualization, strong business & product acumen, cross-functional collaboration, creative problem solving, agile mindset
What you'll do
- Partner and align with business leaders within Cloudflare.
- Provide exploratory analysis for internal stakeholders.
- Active role in modeling and forecasting with the data science team.
- Define, implement, train, and deploy machine learning, and deep learning models.
Examples of desirable skills, knowledge and experience
- Enrollment in an M.S or Ph.D Program in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or other quantitative business fields.
- Strong experience in scientific computing using Python.
- Experience with SQL, Hive and BigQuery (or any other Big data/Cloud equivalent) etc.
- Experience working with and processing structured, unstructured, and semi-structured data.
- Strong communication and presentation skills catered to different audiences within the company.
- Capable of working closely with business and data science teams to ensure project scopes are aligned with business needs.
- Sufficient technical background to communicate effectively with Data and Application Engineers.
What Makes Cloudflare Special?
We’re not just a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company. We’re a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company with a soul. Fundamental to our mission to help build a better Internet is protecting the free and open Internet.
Project Galileo: We equip politically and artistically important organizations and journalists with powerful tools to defend themselves against attacks that would otherwise censor their work, technology already used by Cloudflare’s enterprise customers--at no cost.
Athenian Project: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state and local governments have the highest level of protection and reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information and voter registration.
Path Forward Partnership: Since 2016, we have partnered with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization, to create 16-week positions for mid-career professionals who want to get back to the workplace after taking time off to care for a child, parent, or loved one.
Sound like something you’d like to be a part of? We’d love to hear from you!
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