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Job ID :
91269
Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Intern
Job Category :
Data Science & Analytics
Description :

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

 

 

Job Description

 

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Summary

This is a 12 week long Summer 2018 internship in the Data, Discovery & Decision Science (D3) department at Allstate. D3 is responsible for supporting other internal business units with a broad range of data, research and analytical projects. With fast growing team of highly skilled personnel, D3 provides a unique learning environment through formal training curriculum, mentoring, informal everyday coaching and hands-on training.

We are looking for an engaged and enthusiastic Software Engineer intern to join our growing Machine Learning Platform Engineering team and build out the next generation of our platform. The ideal candidate is a hands-on platform builder with the aptitude to contribute in the development of scalable data platforms on an autonomous, empowered team. We’re looking for someone with the ability to work with data science and analytics products. They must be at ease working in an agile environment. This person should embody a passion for continuous improvement and test-driven development.

Key Learning Opportunities:

  • Make products that people love to use.
  • Analyze, design and develop tests and test-automation suites.
  • Design and develop a machine learning deployment, execution, and monitoring platform using latest open-source technologies.
  • Test software development methodology in an agile environment.
  • In DevOps manner, provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, business users, project managers and other engineers to achieve elegant solutions.
  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices.

 

Allstate Internship Program:

  • Target start date: May/June 2018
  • 12 week summer internship program
  • An attractive compensation package
  • Housing stipend offered to qualified students
  • Collaborative team environment
  • Planned intern activities; including lunches with Allstate officers as keynote speakers
  • Volunteer/community service opportunities
  • Potential to receive possible full-time employment after graduation

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or similar.
  • Coursework in data structures and object-oriented programming.
  • Interest in statistics and machine learning.
  • Familiar with programming languages like Java, C++, Python, R.
  • Passionate about open source languages, libraries, tools, and frameworks.
  • Have the desire to learn new languages and technologies.
  • Demonstrated analytic agility and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

 

 

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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