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Machine Learning Software Engineer Internship
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Humana | San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Machine Learning Software Engineer Internship
Internship Overview:
Transcend Insights develops machine learning and data mining algorithms for disease progression and identify modifiable risk factors to improve health for our members. The Machine Learning Intern will work on key aspects of the development cycle to help prototype, optimize, and evaluate models. This is a great opportunity for a student who wants to gain hands-on experience in the world of machine learning and data science.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
* Assist the team with the analysis, design, development, testing, and documentation of predictive models, tools, visualizations and algorithms
* Building statistical models: after participating in the model design, the intern will work with an experienced modeler in the preparation of data, development of candidate models, evaluation and selection of final models.
* Completing written documentation and reports of results. This will take the form of business reports, internal technology summaries and statistical analysis

Desired Experience and Qualifications:
* Prefer candidates working towards Master's degree or PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related technical field. Consideration will be given to exceptional Bachelor level candidates as well
* Prior statistical modeling and/or machine learning experience are desirable
* Strong coding and scripting skills are required. Working knowledge of Python, SQL and Javascript is preferred, but deep knowledge of any computer language is valued.
* Data Exploration and visualization using HTML/JavaScript
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral)
* Work as part of a team and collaborate with colleagues while maintaining highest levels of respect and positive team spirit
* Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with colleagues at all times
* Preferred Experience:
* Graph theory
* Graph databases such as Neo4j
* Eclipse IDE with PyDEV
* Visualization libraries such as D3.js

This position is located in our San Diego office. The summer intern program runs from June-August 2018.
At Transcend Insights, we believe what we do and how we do it matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences.

About Humana

Humana Inc. (Humana) is a health and supplemental benefits company. The Company is a full-service benefits solutions company, offering an array of health and supplemental benefit plans for employer groups, government benefit programs and individuals. The Company operates in two segments: Government and Commercial. The Government segment consists of beneficiaries of government benefit programs, and includes three lines of business: Medicare, Military and Medicaid. The Commercial segment consists of members enrolled in its medical and specialty products marketed to employer groups and individuals. On October 31, 2008, the Company acquired PHP Companies, Inc. (doing business as Cariten Healthcare). On August 29, 2008, the Company acquired Metcare Health Plans, Inc. On May 22, 2008, it acquired OSF Health Plans, Inc. On April 30, 2008, the Company acquired UnitedHealth Group's Las Vegas, Nevada individual SecureHorizons Medicare Advantage health maintenance organization (HMO) business. (Source: 10-K)