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Intern in Data Science – ML for Data Anomaly Detection

Over the past three years, Philip Morris International (PMI) has made a dramatic pivot away from the marketing and sales of combustible cigarettes, and moved towards its Reduced-Risk Product (RRP) portfolio, focusing on its flagship product, IQOS. This launch of this product is PMI’s step forward to creating a smoke-free future for legal age consumers who continue to enjoy tobacco, but are seeking smoke-free alternatives. All of this has been accompanied by an organization-wide transformation in ways of working, culture, and strategy, with emphasis on digital, consumer and collaborator strategies. Do you look for ways to learn and grow in an international environment? Do you want to build a remarkable career? Are you up for a 6-month challenge starting as of July/August 2019? Then apply now, we need you: Intern in Data Science – ML for Data Anomaly Detection You have the following skills and qualifications: • Currently studying for your Master degree in Data science computer science of related area • Experience with data profiling and assessment techniques • Familiarity with supervised and unsupervised anomaly detection methods • Experience with a variety of datasets (structured and unstructured) • Solid programming skills in Python, Knowledge of Scrum • Unix shell scripting • Gitflow workflow • A desire to learn and strong motivation to succeed • Ability to work in teams and be a self-starter Desirable: • Ability to think in an unfettered, unboxed manner (understand the concept of Fluid Design) • Ability to spot and understand the connectedness of requirements at a latent level Responsibilities: • Use various supervised and unsupervised anomaly detection techniques to profile the data • Identify the most effective techniques, given the heterogeneity of data types • Implement the prototype for Data Quality Framework incorporating the research findings • Assess the quality of the devised analytical solution Project Description: This internship is about delivering one of the key capabilities of the Data Quality Framework for PMI that aims at rigorous data quality control. The Data Quality Framework requires a wide range of capabilities that can cater for and satiate the various demands, emanating from PMI’s Digital transformation journey. The project will focus on testing and applying various pattern recognition / matching techniques on various datasets and also employing dimensionality reduction techniques to support data management tasks, all for the purpose of implementing Data Quality Framework, aiming at detecting data anomalies ( https://bit.ly/2PUBwaR ), working with real-world data across a variety of domains (finance, HR, IT, security, etc.) and types (structured, semi-structured to unstructured) with varying degrees of volume, velocity, variety, completeness and standardisation, automatically adapting to changing statistics and triggering no false alarms. Philip Morris International: Building a Smoke-Free Future Philip Morris International (PMI) is leading a transformation in the tobacco industry to create a smoke-free future and ultimately replace cigarettes with smoke-free products to the benefit of adults who would otherwise continue to smoke, society, the company and its shareholders. PMI is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smoke-free products and associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside the U.S. PMI is building a future on a new category of smoke-free products that, while not risk-free, are a much better choice than continuing to smoke. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities and scientific substantiation, PMI aims to ensure that its smoke-free products meet adult consumer preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements. PMI's smoke-free IQOS product portfolio includes heated tobacco and nicotine-containing vapor products. As of Dec. 31, 2018, PMI estimates that approximately 6.6 million adult smokers around the world have already stopped smoking and switched to PMI’s heated tobacco product, which is currently available for sale in 44 markets in key cities or nationwide under the IQOS brand. For more information, see our PMI and PMIScience websites.
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    Lausanne, Switzerland
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    Enterprise Analytics and Data
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