Summer 2014 Intern – Data Science

Company: Salesforce.com


General Information
  • Job Type: Internship
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Compensation: $33-$41/hour
Qualifications:

The Product Intelligence team within salesforce.com Technology & Products seeks an outstanding Data Science Intern with a strong statistics background.  Insights from analyses, including predictive modeling, will help drive product strategy. The successful candidate will prepare and analyze large volumes of customer data (primarily usage data) to discover patterns from which the team can derive actionable product strategy.  The goal is to improve adoption of the entire suite of saleforce.com service solutions.  This position requires a very curious and creative approach, and all projects will be based on solid statistical analysis.


 

Responsibilities 

  • Acquire, clean and structure data from multiple sources.

  • Perform statistical analyses and modeling including non-linear, multivariate approaches.

  • Support ongoing business performance & trends analyses as required to inform management decisions.

  • Provide internal consulting to help answer key product questions.


 

Required Skills/ Experience: 

  • Masters degree / PhD in Statistics

  • Proficiency with Toad for Oracle, IBM SPSS Modeler, R, Tableau, and Splunk.

  • Proficient with Oracle databases and PL-SQL for data extraction.

  • Proficient with PIG to query Hadoop.

  • Creativity in developing actionable recommendations.

  • Self-starter and high degree of motivation to go above and beyond the task at hand.

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.

  • Ability to function independently and as part of a team under aggressive deadlines in a fast-paced environment, convey a strong professional image, exhibit interest and positive attitude toward all assigned work, and strive for continued improvement.


 

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years full-time work experience with data mining and statistical analyses with proven outcomes.

  • Familiarity with the concepts of ETL and Data Warehousing (including star schemas).

  • Familiarity with cloud enterprise software development.

  • Experience with software product strategy.

  • Experience with Salesforce.com technology / solutions.

Internship Program Experience:

In your 12 week internship, expect to explore San Francisco, network with executives, participate in intern-only events and programs, and immerse yourself in the salesforce.com culture. To learn more, head on over to www.salesforce.com/college

About Salesforce.com

 

Salesforce.com is the global leader in customer relationship management (CRM) software. We pioneered the shift to cloud computing, and today we’re delivering the next generation of social, mobile and cloud technologies that help companies revolutionize the way they sell, service, market and innovate–and become customer companies. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, the World’s Most Innovative Company according to Forbes and one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our more human, less corporate culture is built around doing work that matters, winning as a team and celebrating success Aloha-style. Ready to find your #dreamjob? Learn more at www.salesforce.com/dreamjob

How to Apply: Please apply online.