Data Science Intern, Center for Global Security and Stabilization at Dexis Consulting Group

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Employer: Dexis Consulting Group

Expires: 04/30/2020

About UsAre you passionate about driving programs focused on foreign assistance? Do you want to be part of an organization that offers meaningful assignments and opportunities to expand your skills and expertise? At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.About the PositionAs a part of the Center for Global Security and Stabilization, the Data Science Intern provides top-notch customer service to internal and to external stakeholders. The Data Science Intern will work with support research, partnering, and direct assistance in applying machine learning and data science to our ongoing activities and proposal efforts. This is an opportunity to gain an understanding of the complexities involved in the field of international development while working in a fast-paced environment. This is a part-time position (20 hours/week) and may be based remotely.ResponsibilitiesContribute to programming that uses data science to detect and combat disinformationConduct research on application of data science to stabilization and security sector reform programming across U.S. government clients in development, defense, and diplomacySupport Dexis operating units in outreach and vetting of industry partners in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data visualizationSupport programs and proposals in machine learning and data visualization applicationsConduct research on machine learning/AI in predictive analytics for stabilization programmingUnder the direction of Center staff, support departmental and corporate projectsUpload and file documents in Dexis’ internal systemsPerform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.Qualifications Minimum Requirements:Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint.Strong administrative, organizational and coordination skills.Troubleshooting skills with an effective customer service orientation.Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.Ability to compile, analyze and synthesize data into a usable format.Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.Self-starter with diligent work ethic and proven dependability.Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism in providing administrative support, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy.Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential informationPreferred Requirements:Bachelor’s degree (completed or in process) in Data Science, Programming, Statistics or related fieldAbility to apply machine learning techniques, building models (statistical, mathematical, simulation, etc.) in programming languages such as R or Python Knowledge of programming, statistics, machine learning, and data visualization software and application for potential international development and foreign assistance projects.Ability to communicate analysis and results clearly and conciselyExperience with U.S. Government contracts, particularly USAID, Department of State, and/or Department of Defense preferred