Data Science Summer Intern

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Vulcan Value Partners is an investment firm with approximately $16 billion in assets under management based in Birmingham, AL. Founded in 2007, it is focused on buying high-quality public businesses at a discount to their value. Since inception, 4 out of 5 strategies have peer rankings in the top 1% of value managers in their respective categories. The company has also been voted the #1 Best Place to Work in Money Management for a medium-sized firm by Pension & Investments magazine.

The data science team is focused on harnessing the latest technologies, such as state-of-the-art machine learning and large-scale data analytics, to improve the research and investment process. They are currently accepting applications for interns. Interns will be provided with exposure to various functions within the firm, with a concentration in data science projects and initiatives.The Ideal Candidate

• Self-starter and highly motivated to perform and seek out new tasks

• Experience with and understanding of Python or R

• Exposure to machine learning preferred, especially NLP or computer vision

• Working knowledge of SQL preferred

• Strong interest in data science and finance

• Highly organized with the ability to analyze objectives, prioritize tasks, and work independently

• Minimum 3.5 GPA and quantitative skills preferred

You will

• Apply data science concepts to real-world business activities

• Interact with large, meaningful data sets that have immediate application to current business processes

• Engage in full-stack development process and Extract-Transform-Load

• Gain exposure to the financial industry through working at a well-respected investment manager

• Work with a team of top individuals in a supportive and rewarding culture

Responsibilities

• Assist with assembly, preparation, and analysis of both structured and unstructured data sets

• Automate new and existing processes

• Actively develop data science skillset

• Complete a summer-long project utilizing machine learning

• Continually look for ways to improve the team and organization

Location: Birmingham, AL
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