Summer Intern - Machine Learning

CBS Interactive

Burbank, CA 02-13-2021
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description


Division Overview:

The Applied Machine Learning Group within CBS Interactive's Advanced Technologies division focuses on building and scaling machine learning systems for direct-to-consumer products.

Role Details:

Interest in applying machine learning e.g, supervised methods like SVMs, random forests, deep learning & reinforcement learning, to existing products and services to improve their effectiveness and the overall user experience across our digital properties. Leverage datasets like traffic/video/ consumption data from Adobe Analytics, purchase/subscription data, and third-party data sources, to model, analyze and predict user behavior. Interest in machine learning products from conception through delivery and monitoring.

Your Day-to-Day:
• Develop highly-scalable and reliable machine learning solutions to improve user experience.
• Investigate new ways machine learning can improve products and determine viability of solutions
• Keep up with machine learning research and commercial product offerings across a wide variety of machine learning fields including NLP, recommendations, image and video.
• Participate in code reviews
• Effective communication is critical as this is a distributed team

• This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines
• Full-time, 40 hours per week


What you bring to the team:

You have -
• Knowledge of supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques
• Have experience in data collection, aggregation, analysis, visualization, and modeling for data science projects
• Proficiency in Python and associated machine learning packages is a must (tensorflow preferred), experience with a Python web framework (Django/Flask) is preferred
• Communicate concisely and persuasively with engineers and product managers
• Must be at least 18 years old
• Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or bootcamp

You might also have -
• Experience with Tensorflow Extended (TFX), KubeFlow and related tools
• Experience using project management tools like those from Atlassian (JIRA, Confluence)
• Familiarity with version control systems (Git and Bitbucket)
• Experience using Google Cloud Platform (BigQuery, ML Engine, and APIs)
• Background in NLP or text mining techniques is a plus
• Background in deep learning is a plus
• Familiarity with Kubernetes and cloud deployments
• Experience with elasticsearch
• Desire to contribute to the open-source community (i.e., blogs, source code, etc)


Company Profile
CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of ViacomCBS as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry.