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University of Rochester Data Analyst (Intern) - 228327 in Rochester, New York

Data Analyst (Intern) Job ID 228327

Location The College Full/Part Time TAR Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Time as Reported Grade 001 Data Science Consortium



The University of Rochester is seeking Data Analysts for the Rochester Data Science Consortium (RDSC).

As an employee of RDSC, the successful candidate will have responsibility for supporting projects in the RDSC, which is focused on advancing regional economic development and supports a range of partnerships with industry in areas of data science research, training, technology development and access to research computing expertise and resources. Data Analysts will work with RDSC Research Scientists and staff in these domains to understand both current world-class competencies and planned future research thrusts.

Analytics have shown the power to dramatically transform all aspects of our lives – Big Data is no longer an issue, rather it is how, when everything has become a data source, we best leverage and capture the meaning of this data. Our goal is to leverage the power of Data Sciences to transform regional businesses beyond their existing core offerings to forward-looking, high-value, transformative offerings that propel a redefinition of Rochester as a dynamic economic hub.


  • Provide support to data scientists on various projects in collaborative or independent environment

  • Support work to develop proof of concept data analytic solutions

  • Query databases using statistical computer languages and build models that draw on strong understanding of mathematical programming techniques

  • Record and interpret data for analyses, reporting, interpreting, or publishing

  • Apply software skills to a wide range of coding projects

  • Demonstrable ability to discover and fix errors in legacy code

  • Work on technical issues including software system design and maintenance

  • Modifying software to fix errors, adapting to new hardware, improving performance, and upgrading interfaces

  • Conducting system testing and validation procedures


  • High school degree with calculous

  • Experience using some or all of the following:

  • R, SQL, Hadoop, Excel, Tableau, MongoDB, Java, JavaScript, C/C++, Python, PHP, HTML, CSS, Github

  • relational database systems, video/image/signal processing, natural language processing, and or statistics

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

  • Desire to work in fast paced environment

  • Resume

NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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