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AWARE Data Analytics Engineering Intern - 90259952 - Philadelphia

Date: Sep 26, 2019

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?


The AWARE Data Analytics Engineering Intern provides technical support to Amtrak’s Engineering Department in analyzing speed, track geometry, and safety data for the AWARE enterprise solution. AWARE is a high-profile safety technology initiative at Amtrak that augments situational awareness and speed compliance of conductors. This role works closely with researchers and engineers to understand the principles of data alignment, convolutional data processing, data management, and enterprise solutions. A successful candidate for this position would have a strong background in MATLAB, Python, Tableau, data structures and algorithms, signal processing, and filter design.


•    Python, MATLAB, and Tableau are mandatory
•    Strong background in data structures and algorithms
•    Familiar with concepts of signal processing, sensor calibration, and implementation of analog and digital filters
•    Documentation and structured programming to support sustainable development practice
•    Debugging and code-reading skills 


•    Strong publication record is a plus
•    SQL experience is a plus
•    Understanding of data warehousing concepts such as data migration and data integration. Some experience working with cloud platforms such as         AWS
•    Experience in implementing large scale software solutions is a plus
•    Demonstrated skill in project planning and collaborating with large groups
•    Ability to describe challenges and solutions in both technical and business terms
•    Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships at all organizational levels




A current graduate student in a master’s or Ph.D. program is preferred. All fields of engineering and science are welcome to apply. 


Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.


Posting Location: Philadelphia or DC area

Requisition ID:41315
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Engineering 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Engineering || Engineering

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