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Allstate Texas, USA
Nov 23, 2018
Internship
Where good people build rewarding careers. Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life. Job Description Machine Learning Engineer - Intern This role is responsible for leading the use of data to make decisions. This includes: The coding/development of tools that use machine learning/predictive modeling to make business decisions, searching for and integrating new data (both internal and external) that improves our modeling and machine learning results (and ultimately our decisions), and discovery of solutions to business problems that can be solved through the use of machine learning/predictive modeling. Key Responsibilities: The following are the areas of responsibility the Machine Learning Engineer Intern will be exposed in some capacity: Uses best practices, with limited coaching, to develop statistical, machine learning techniques to build models that address business needs Utilizes effective project planning techniques to break down basic and occasionally moderately complex projects into tasks and ensure deadlines are kept Uses and learns a wide variety of tools and languages to achieve results (e.g., R, SAS, Python, Hadoop) Collaborates with the team in order to improve the effectiveness of business decisions through the use of data and machine learning/predictive modeling Innovates on projects by using new modeling techniques or tools Contributes on a wide variety of projects Executes on modeling/machine learning projects effectively Communicates findings to team and leadership ensure models are well understood and incorporated into business processes Works with leaders to ensure the project will meet their needs Maximizes personal professional development to ensure continuation of a personal contribution to the team and Allstate Reviews and evaluates on appropriateness of techniques, given current modeling practices, to senior leadership Target Start Date : May/June 2019 Job Qualifications Qualifications Currently pursuing a degree in a quantitative field (e.g. mathematics, statistics, computer or physical science). Skills and Experience: Ability to solve problems, think critically, and communicate clearly. Knowledge of statistical modeling, machine learning, mathematical optimization, and/or data mining Experience with programming. An understanding of algorithmic scaling and complexity a plus. Experience with big-data tools (e.g. hadoop) a plus. Careers @Allstate We are insurance. We are financial services. We are also so much more. We are lawyers, writers, web developers, accountants, building engineers, application developers, project managers and human resource specialists. We are creative, driven, passionate, fearless and curious. Our unique culture of inclusion helps us maximize innovation and creativity. We believe that welcoming differing ideas, cultures and backgrounds gives us a competitive advantage in a diverse, global marketplace. At Allstate, it's our differences that drive our success — as individuals and as a company. We celebrate creative problem-solving as we work together to make a difference in our communities. We believe in providing the very best tools and resources available to help keep our customers — and our employees — in Good Hands®. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and LinkedIn to find out for yourself... or hear from some of our employees in We Are Allstate The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen. Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®. As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life - including a generous paid time off policy. Learn more about life at Allstate. 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