GoCompare Internship Opportunity

May 18, 2018

Are you from an educational background within a STEM focused subject? Want to gain valuable experience towards a career in Data Science?

If you’re looking to undertake a 2018 paid full time or part time summer internship and start your career with one of the most iconic brands in the country, then this is the opportunity for you! You could be using cutting edge technology and working alongside some of the most innovative minds in the industry. What’s not to like?!

GoCompare is leading the change in turning south Wales into a Data Science powerhouse. Building upon our worldclass engineering, we’re transitioning from operating solely as a price comparison site to a consumer champion, finding savings everywhere for our customers. That’s no easy feat but we’re determined to do it.

To get there, we need to improve our capability in Data Science. We’re committed to doing that right here in Wales, and are working with exceptional internal talent and teams, to recruit, mentor and provide invaluable working experience with the best in the Data Science field.

HOW ARE WE DOING THIS?

As we change the way our customers view our brand and use our service, we know that one of the keys to our success is using the vast quantity and variety of data at our disposal to identify opportunities for our customers to save money. Finding new and creative ways to bring them savings is our roadmap. Data Science is our vehicle. Our Data Science team works with our product, marketing and engineering teams to produce value for our customers, and to deliver it at the point of use.

WHO DO WE NEED?

You, that’s who! We are looking for driven and analytically minded individuals to join us on our mission to create a Centre of Excellence for Data Science in Wales. If successful, you’ll be paid to undertake a project focused 3 month internship, provided by GoCompare at our Newport offices. You’ll gain invaluable mentoring and practical working knowledge of how to address the most important analytical questions with a view to enhancing customer experience. Pretty neat, if we do say so ourselves.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Get a Mentor and work alongside our experienced Data Science team.
  • Learn skills like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Big Data, and apply them in exciting projects.
  • Utilise enterprise level Data Science platforms such as Data Bricks.
  • Opportunity to use eLearning platforms to supplement your learning and experience.

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

  • Passion about data and the story it can tell, to enable an organisation to make better decisions
  • Curious, analytical and great at solving problems
  • Flexible and adaptable communicator, you can tell a great factual story that will suit the audience
  • Committed to producing high-quality solutions
  • 1st or 2:1 Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area or working towards a relevant qualification in year 2 or above, with at least A level or equivalent in a STEM subject.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

TO APPLY YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT:

  • Your CV
  • A Data Science challenge set by GoCompare

Apply By: June 8th 2018

Assessment Centre: Week commencing 18th June 2018
Training Start Date: 2nd July 2018

Application Opens Monday 21st May on gocomparecareers.com


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