Intern Data Scientist in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 9/30/2021

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Job Description

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

The role of the Data Scientist Intern will need to have solid programming skills and a strong understanding of data science and relevant machine learning algorithms and packages. You will use your knowledge and experience in Data Science methodologies to solve challenging real-world problems as part of a highly dynamic team. You will work in a collaborative environment where you will regularly communicate between senior data scientists, software engineers, and business stakeholders. You will be working on high impact initiatives with other DS in Machine Intelligence to drive growth and economic profitability for Torqata Data and Analytics and its customers by accelerating current and new offerings. You will work on one or many products teams at any given time. Strong communication skills, analytic acumen, and an ability to work as part of an Agile team are important traits to have.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work Ethic
  • Adaptability
  • Think clearly and effectively
  • Team Player
  • Discipline
  • Actively seek advancement

Key Partners (Positions):

  • DBD/General Manager
  • Any Project Team Member

Experience(s) that Best Prepares You: 

  • Current Student

Key Competencies:

  • Apply basic business concepts to further develop business skills
  • Communicate effectively with customers, potential customers and suppliers
  • Think strategically and innovatively: Identify and act on ideas which further the Company’s strategic goals and business plan.
  • Plan and Execute for Success:  Identify and address root causes when solving problems.  Work collaboratively with other departments and functional teams to coordinate effective solutions.
  • Act Collaboratively:  Communicate effectively across teams, functions and departments.
  • Communicate Effectively:  Communicate clearly and concisely and adjust communication style to improve performance
  • Demonstrate Respect:  Handle all business matters ethically and in full compliance with the Company's “Code of Conduct”
  • Be Accountable for Results:  Assume full responsibility for the consequences of one’s behaviors, decisions and results.
  • Some of your principal duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Extract, clean and prepare data for data science model integration
  • Write flexible production-ready code (in Python or R) for different components of the data science process - data ingestion, data manipulation, feature selection and engineering, model training, model validation and model development
  • Test hypotheses, explore and extract useful insights from large data sets
  • Build innovative models, tools and applications that apply machine learning and deep learning algorithms at scale
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands/Work Environment/Travel Requirements:

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 150 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Travel required:  Dependent on Internship Area.  Travel to the Field Support Center will be required, along with periodic assignment to distribution centers.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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Job ID: R14698