Data Science Intern (Summer 2018)

Data Science Intern (Summer 2018) 


Have you ever had the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people in a meaningful way and help them enjoy time away with their friends and families building memories?


That is what we do here at HomeAway.com, an Expedia Company. We are an exciting, global company that is transforming the vacation rental market to become the world’s leading and most trusted marketplace. As a high-growth, e-commerce company, we are searching for talented and passionate Data Science Interns to join our global data science team. As a Data Scientist Intern at HomeAway – you’ll work with an amazing group of Data Scientists who play a major role in how we architect, visualize, and interpret critical data that is at the very core of our business.


Responsibilities:

You will work on a data science team tackling real business issues

You will provide machine learning solutions affecting our vacation rental platform

You will partner with a Senior Data Scientist to deploy your solutions into a production environment

You will get to articulate your work and outcomes to business & product partners

You will share knowledge and insights with our collaborative team


Qualifications:

Academic experience in quantitative field such as Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or Physics

Experience with programming languages such as R and Python

Experience with Scala is a plus

Familiarity with various Machine learning models

Background in Data Engineering and/or Data Analysis a plus

Database knowledge and expertise in SQL also a plus

Good storytelling and presentation skills


Benefits: 

Competitive compensation

401k Plan

Free snacks and beverages

Frequent company update talks with our leadership team

Discounted Rail and Bus Passes


This role is part of HomeAway University which starts May 2018 and lasts for 12 weeks. Learn more about our HomeAway University training program here: https://www.homeaway.com/careers/university


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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