Best Egg offers you an easy, hassle-free way to address your financial needs. Whether you need funds for debt consolidation, home improvement, vacation, a major purchase, or an unexpected expense, Best Egg can help get you the money you need to keep your finances on track. Our online loan application takes just minutes to complete, and checking your rate has no effect on your credit score. Once approved, your money can be in your bank account in as little as one business day. Then you’ll be on a plan to paying off your debt with fixed, fair APRs and no pre-payment penalties.

Best Egg California, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Internship
The data science intern will be part of the Decision Science team and will help create innovative data-driven tools that are used to improve business decisions across the company. Duties & Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of the Data Scientist intern will be to design a Machine Learning framework that will help optimize return using dynamic pricing. The intern will: Assess data viability by performing data collection and cleaning to validate the framework Analyze pricing and create models using various mathematical, statistical, and machine learning techniques to maximize the return Coordinate with the decision science and credit teams to implement the framework and shape the pricing strategy Minimum Qualification: Familiarity with Python, SQL, or R Experience using machine learning algorithms Proficiency with linear programming and/or dynamic programming implementations Prior research or industrial experience in revenue management and/or pricing\ Preferred Education: Graduate Level student or recently graduated from a Graduate program pursuing a Master’s Degree or PhD in Statistics, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Math, Economics or related field Culture: Ability to succeed within a cross-functional team emphasizing Collective Ownership in a fast-paced environment Be confident and willing to challenge status quo but also willing to concede and execute other’s ideas when necessary Capable of teaching and learning from others to promote continuity of knowledge and personal development Ability to work effectively independently and as a team member Excellent English written and verbal communication skills In addition to our interview process, all candidates will need to evidence of their initiative, level of analytical reasoning, teamwork, ability to collaborate on projects, adaptability, and strength in verbal and written skills by completing a separate candidate assessment Please complete the online employment application, and be sure to attach your resume. Qualified applicants may be contacted within several business days.