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Engineering Intern - Data Scientist

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Job Title: Engineering Intern - Data Scientist
Location: Knoxville, TN, South United States, USA
Company: Trimble
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Equipment, Manufacturing and Technical
Career Type: Engineering
Job Type: Contract
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: N/A
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Our data science-focused engineering intern will be working with the project teams (performing the marketing, applications, testing, and in some cases, manufacturing functions) to establish product requirements and develop fully tested software to meet established requirements. Success in this position involves working effectively with the application domain experts, working within the established process framework, and demonstrating a set of fundamental software engineering skills that result in predictability in engineering, scheduling and the quality of products developed. Roles open as an intern at the Knoxville office include: software development, software testing, application support and DevOps (development - support operations).

Specifically for this role, we are looking for a candidate who is interested in analytics and data science upon entering the workforce.  This candidate must have strong analytical and algorithmic skills as well a genuine curiosity for creating insights out of data using a science-based approach.

Measures of Success:

  • Participates on software development projects within the process framework established for the project. 
  • Works with the project team, with the application domain experts (e.g., application engineers, technical marketing) and possibly with the customers, to establish achievable requirements.
  • Works with the project team to identify/clarify project goals, establish useful milestones, and develop a breakdown of the engineering tasks to be performed. These could include development, testing or support tasks.
  • Participates in technical/design reviews as required by the project framework
  • Helps maintain and archive design documents, source code, and other work products necessary for the project
  • As necessary, works independently or with quality assurance personnel to plan and execute product testing
  • As necessary, performs or enables the ongoing support of software through the creation of design documentation or the performance of defect isolation and resolution
  • As necessary, provides engineering work products and documentation to manufacturing and document control as necessary for successful product release
  • Other duties as required and requested by management
  • Ability to derive new insights from existing data sets


Qualifications, Beneficial Experience, and Interests:

  • Enrolled in a computer science, engineering or business program
  • Interest in Data Science and relevant technologies
  • Willingness & ability to work 20 hours per week during school year
  • Willingness & ability to work up to 40 hours per week outside of school year 
  • Willingness to learn and apply new technologies as required
  • Willingness to comply with coding standards and best practices as requested
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise life cycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics.

Our employees represent this diversity and can be found in over 30 countries, working closely with their colleagues around the world. Due to our geographic, product and customer reach, there is plenty of room at Trimble for exceptional people to grow. Come position yourself with an innovative industry leader and position yourself for success. 

Trimble is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D

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Job Post Date: 09/18/19
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