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Posted:
4/11/2019
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Education
Data Science Intern-FORT
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Gordian | Eva, AL
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Job Description

The Fort is the new hub for innovation and incubation at Fortive We have the backing of a large company and the soul of a startup (a Fortune 500 startup). We challenge norms, navigate uncertainty, and deploy disruptive technologies. Our team is designed to assess an opportunity and execute projects fast so that value can be quickly realized.

This role provides an opportunity to work alongside a team of entrepreneurial, high-performing, curious people to drive sustainable growth for Fortive. As a Data Scientist, you'll drive execution and play a vital role in building a culture of innovation at Fortive. You will build, manage, and inspire alongside a multi-functional team, that solves for our toughest growth challenges. deliver breakthrough solutions to

Your Impact:

You are collaborative, proactive, adaptable, and gritty. You excel at facilitating and reconciling inputs across teams. You balance a passion for deep understanding of innovation with the ability to deliver extraordinary results.

These are the traits we value:

* Ability to Deliver Results: A track record for being able to set a vision and strategy, organize and lead a team, and implement to meet and exceed expectations.
* Entrepreneurial Attitude: A proactive outlook that provides the chutzpah needed to overcome barriers, creatively problem solve, and challenge conventional thinking.
* Comfort with Ambiguity: A willingness and aptitude for spending time in and thriving with deep uncertainty and environments where there is no clear "right answer".
* Passion for Innovation: A demonstrated interest and desire to participate in innovation through personal study, on-the-job initiative, or other endeavors.
* Positive Outlook: A desire to look past the challenged in search of the opportunity.
* Empathy & a Teacher's Mindset: The ability to teach and mentor effectively, successfully facilitate teams and different personalities in training sessions, and to care deeply about his/her colleague's growth, understanding, and experience.
* Bias for Action: A need for speed; demonstrated ability to make decisions quickly and to act upon them.

Data Scientist Responsibilities:

* Assist in the delivery of an end-to-end machine learning and analytics solution by taking on various tasks that may include: data gathering, data cleaning, data exploration, model/algorithm development, visualization builds, and/or model testing/deployment.
* Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to understand their business needs.
* Contribute to a wide variety of research projects using statistical analysis and modeling.
* Communicate results to key stakeholders with strong emphasis on how it impacts their organization.

Required Qualifications:

* Pursuing a bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) in Computer Science or a related field.
* Work experience with an emphasis on quantitative research methods (Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, or related fields).
* Experience in statistics and machine learning, working with programming languages such as R and/or Python.
* Experience in translating analysis results into business recommendations and business questions into an analysis framework.
* Experience with creating complex data sets (SQL), data modeling and reporting.
* Strong organizational skills and an ability to break problems into smaller, achievable components and track progress.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Coding experience with Java, C , PHP or similar language.
* Deep interest and aptitude in data, metrics, analysis and trends.
* Applied knowledge of measurement, statistics and program evaluation.
* Distinctive analysis skills and impeccable business judgment.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Excellent problem-solving capabilities and critical thinking skills, while demonstrating independence.

EEO Statement: "The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a ""Fortive Company."" Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail applyassistance@fortive.com to requ