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Data Science Intern

Company: Intuitive Surgical
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints. As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible. Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. We strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves. Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential. Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care. Job Description Primary Function of Position:The intern will report to Bill Nowlin, and day-to-day guidance will be delegated to either Robert Mostellar or Jeffrey Voien. Both Robert and Jeffrey report to me. Primary responsibility will be to shadow my team as they interact with business leaders to iteratively develop questions those leaders have about their business operations and their data, and develop insights iteratively. We also expect the intern to contribute meaningful analysis to, or solve, a stand-alone problem during his/her time with us.Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Become familiar with some ISI business and/or system-generated data, their restriction, and applicable use
  • Wrangle said data into a form suitable for analysis and modeling
  • Use advanced data science techniques and Tableau visualization to prepare explorable insights for business problems posed by senior leadership
  • Join in explanatory and exploratory conversations with senior business leaders
  • Present the intern's findings (PowerPoint) him/herself to senior leadership
    • (Unlike many data science positions where the individual interacts primarily with other data scientists, this person will interact directly with business leaders. This is a distinguishing feature of our positions that I believe should be strongly attractive to candidates.) Qualifications University Hiring Program Eligibility Requirements:
      • University Enrollment: Must be currently enrolled in and returning to an accredited degree-seeking academic program in the Fall.
      • Internship Work Period: Must be available to work full-time (approximately 40 hours per week) during a 10-12 week period starting May or June. Specific start dates are shared during the recruiting process.Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:
        • Current enrollment in a Data Science degree-seeking program at the Master's level.
        • Associated advanced data wrangling skills, including SQL and python (or equivalent, such as R) and natural language procession.
        • Associated modeling skills, including but not limited to, feature selection, recognizing and correcting bias in data, multivariate regression and logisticregression, random forest, clustering, etc. These skills should be part of any competent Master's program.
        • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills (verbal, written, and graphically via Tableau or similar). Additional Information Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19. Details can vary by role.Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws. Shift : Day Travel : 10% of the time

Keywords: Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale , Data Science Intern, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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