Data Science Intern in Omaha, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 11/20/2023

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    Omaha, NE
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Job Description

15000 Valmont Plaza Omaha Nebraska 68154

Why Valmont

We’re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce. Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

Valmont is seeking a talented individual to join our Treasury team as a Data Science Intern, with the primary goal of bringing digital acumen into the department. You will pioneer the evolution of the department to employ a service model that can “Connect & Automate,” “Learn & Predict,” “Prevent & Prescribe,” and “Visualize & Assist” senior management with decision-making. This position will write code, collect data, refine current automation, and generate predictions for the Treasury department and in collaboration with various business units at Valmont Industries. Other tasks include cleaning large datasets and automating various processes. While in this role, you will learn to work with data pipelines from data collection to implementation of a model that will have real benefits for our users. This position will also be tasked with thinking outside the box with innovative solutions to traditional problems.

Valmont’s internship program mission is to enable a rising workforce to advance the success of Valmont’s global operations.

Essential Functions:  

  • Identify opportunities for data science classification
  • Develop methods for technological advancement within the Treasury department
  • Build cash forecasting processes using machine learning tools
  • Use code to solve problems with guidance from business leaders
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts and data engineers to develop new data products
  • Collect third party and experimental data via APIs, web scraping, etc.
  • Ideate on data science standards and processes
  • Develop reliable workflows and processes utilizing automated analytics software
  • Build dynamic dashboards and visualizations for users
  • Create forecasting models and data visualizations

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate:

  • Working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Finance, or any quantitative discipline
  • Working knowledge of python or R; SQL a plus
  • Understanding of data warehouses, relational databases, and exploratory data visualization
  • Experience with regression, classification, and applied statistics/probability
  • Enthusiasm to learn and apply data science concepts
  • Working knowledge in API connections

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Rising Senior looking to pursue a Master's Degree in Data Science or related field
  • Prior experience working with Alteryx or similar Analytics Process Automation platforms
  • Prior experience with forecasting and model creation
  • Basic knowledge of treasury operations and or cash reporting

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting.  The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings.    Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time.  No travel requirements for this position.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer.  The employee is occasionally required to move about the office.  Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.



Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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