Data Science Intern – Economics at Air Liquide

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Employer: Air Liquide – Delaware Innovation Campus

Expires: 06/01/2020

Company presentationWorld leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3,6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide’s ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.Entity and activity descriptionAir Liquide R&D centers, hosting a wide range of competencies, support the Group in achieving the highest level of excellence in the technologies it provides to its customers. The Delaware Research and Technology Center (DRTC) in Newark, DE provides innovation and technical support to Air Liquide’s businesses and markets in the Americas and worldwide.Our Delaware Innovation Campus, inaugurated in 2007, leads research and technology initiatives in 8 scientific and engineering disciplines. With researchers from 21 different countries, the Center had the distinction of being named to the 2015 Philly Top Workplaces by the Philadelphia Inquirer and philly.com and cited in 2016 by the Delaware Business Times as one of “13 Cool Companies in Delaware.” In 2017 we celebrated our 10th anniversary in Delaware and over 3,600 days without a recordable accident! In 2018 we celebrated 10 years of accident-free operations. Job ResponsibilitiesThe R&D Data Science group at Air Liquide has an opening for a Data Science Intern for Advanced Doctoral Candidates in Economics. The intern will have the opportunity to work with large datasets generated while serving more than one million industrial customers. The candidate should be All-But-Dissertation (ABD) with specialization in Empirical Industrial Organizations, Computational Economics, Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics or Quantitative Marketing looking for proprietary data for his or her doctoral thesis. Excellent candidates who demonstrate impactful research may be offered a permanent position in the Group.Duties and ResponsibilitiesCollaborate with business units to generate insights on our customers using a wide variety of statistical methods and models.Support the deployment of models in the business units.Work with IT and external organizations to collect online/offline data.Publish research in internal reports, at conferences and peer-reviewed journalsQualifications & CompetenciesREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS ABD in Economics with field specialization in two of the following three areas: Empirical Industrial Organizations, Computational Economics, Applied Microeconomics and Econometrics. You must have passed your generals and oral exam. Experience with structural estimations and model developmentExperience, or strong desire to learn, managing large datasets (cleaning, summarizing, sampling, processing)Experience, or strong desire to learn, advanced computational techniques and machine learningProgramming skills in PythonResearch work of limited scope demonstrating relevant technical capabilities PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSKnowledge of Java, Javascript Experience in Adobe marketing cloud and SQL REQUIRED COMPETENCIES Demonstrates strong process and operational safety behavior at all times.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (written and oral)Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and international teamsAdditional InformationYou will need to provide a minimum of 2 reference letters.