Summer 2018 - Data Science Intern in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 3/6/2018

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 869331BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Intern, Full-time
Job Function: Analytics
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

Our team is looking for candidates with foundational knowledge in mathematics and scientific principles to develop, implement, and automate data science models and operational research algorithms.

What you will learn:
1) Working with large data sets
2) Advanced modelling and statistical techniques
3) Retail supply chain management
4) Implementation of mathematical solutions into a production environment
5) How to integrate into a team of high performing data scientists, and
6) Solve critical problems and make direct impact to business

The internship program opportunity is 10-weeks in duration. As an intern, your work is project based to give you the opportunity to expand your portfolio.

The internship opportunity will also allow you to receive the following:
  • Exposure to Senior Leadership
  • Intern Specific Networking Opportunities
  • Leadership Speaker Series
  • Cross-functional day tours to stores, our design lab and our innovation lab
  • Mentoring
  • Access and structured interaction with our Associate Resource Groups including optional Community Service events

Job Requirements

Open to students pursuing a PhD or Masters degree with concentration in one of the following areas:
o Machine Learning
o Data Science
o Physics
o Mathematics
o Computer Science
o Engineering

What we require:
1) Working knowledge of a statistical package such as R,
2) Proficiency with any scalable programming languages such as Scala, SparkR and PySpark,
3) Ability to formulate linear and mixed integer programming problems,
4) Advanced knowledge of statistics,
5) Strong communication skills,
6) Proficiency in a programming language such as Python or C++,
7) Proficiency with Optimization software or the intent to learn,
8) Knowledge of retail supply chain is not mandatory but preferred
9) Knowledge of Web API development / Dashboard (using Tableau or other packages) adds value

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