Summer 2020 CBSSports.com Data Engineering Intern

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Ref#: 35862
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

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Description:

Division Overview:

CBSSports.com provides premium online and mobile content to the connected sports fan, including live and on-demand video, in-depth analysis, breaking news, and scores and statistics across high school, college, and professional sports. CBSSports.com is part of CBS Interactive's portfolio of multi-platform brands, which includes premier Fantasy offerings, high school sports leader MaxPreps, 247Sports, Scout and CBS Interactive Advanced Media producing more than 130 official collegiate athletic sites.


Role Details:

For my daily fantasy football lineup, who should I start: Tom Brady or Patrick Mahomes? In today’s match-ups ATS or money line, which are the best covers? Which 4-game parlay across several leagues has an 8 to 1 odds? As an intern, you will work alongside data & software engineers answering questions like these daily. Using cutting edge technologies, you’ll get to work on exploring, developing & training models with game situations, game conditions and league events data for predictive analytics and other statistical insights.


Your Day-to-Day:

  • Performing exploratory and data gap analysis on core sports data

  • Building out real-time predictive data pipelines

  • Building out visualization dashboards 


Logistics
  • Time commitment: full-time, 40 hours per week. 
  • This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines
Qualifications:

What you bring to the team: 

You have – 

  • A sports fanatic - you are really sad when your favorite team(s) loses, you can break down matchups across different leagues, you have a strong opinion about which activities should be deemed a sport.

  • Good understanding of data structures, algorithms, object oriented design and patterns.

  • Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or bootcamp

  • Must be at least 18 years old


You might also have – 

  • Experience with sport data research

  • Experience building web applications for data visualization

  • Technology experiences with: AWS, SageMaker, Python, NodeJS, Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB & RDS


Additional requirements:
  • Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or bootcamp
  • Must be at least 18 years old
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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