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Analytics & Information Management Intern - Spring 2020 - 90264932 - Washington

Date: Jan 11, 2020

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Your success is a train ride away.

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?

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
The Intern – Analytics and Information Management is responsible for the analysis, design, development, integration, enhancement, deployment and support for technical solutions that address business needs.  The position requires collaborating with the larger team to enhance Amtrak’s analytics and data platforms and applications. The intern will use analytics tools and methodologies to supplement and improve the analytics platform.

 

The intern works with team members to understand the business requirements, analyzes and designs quality technical solutions, driving analytics maturity toward predictive and prescriptive goals. These solutions must be aligned with business and IT strategies and in compliance with the organization’s architectural standards.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Partner through the analytics lifecycle providing technical capabilities to business stakeholders, architects and team members.
  • Synthesize structured and unstructured data to deliver insights into business performance and solve business challenges.
  • Source, analyze, transform, cleanse, aggregate and enrich high volume, velocity and varied data sets to drive business insights.
  • Perform statistical analysis, develop methodologies and analytical approaches to drive Machine Learning.
  • Implement predictive models and prescriptive solutions by analyzing Big Data sources to improve business performance and mitigate risk.
  • Deliver reports and visualizations for projects to drive business decisions.
  • Develop and automate sophisticated queries on large datasets.
  • Organize and document technical requirements and create technical design specifications.
  • Works on projects that may span a broad range of systems requiring expertise in multiple technical environments and relevant business knowledge.
  • Deploy new modules, upgrades and fixes.
  • Make modules production¬ ready by testing, following deployment procedures, etc.
  • Develop reports and presentations to articulate project deliverables.
  • Communicate challenges and solutions in both technical and business terms.
  • Architect, implement and support analytics infrastructure in the Cloud.
  • Plan projects and collaborate with groups.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships at all organizational levels.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree at an accredited educational institution. 
  • Must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in IT, Information Management, Analytics, or other related field 
  • Must have at least 1 year of academic undergraduate studies completed or a sophomore status at minimum. 
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience working with Analytics and Information Management


COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
 

Requisition ID:42541
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
Job Family/Function:Information Technology 
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.

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