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Data Engineer Internship
Summary
Title:Data Engineer Internship
ID:1556
Department:Human Trafficking Response Unit
Campaign Start Date:02/14/2017
Salary Range:A stipend or school credit is available as compensation.
Description

Position Summary:

The New York County District Attorney's Office has immediate openings for Summer Internships in its new Strategic Technology and Innovation Program (STIP). STIP is charged with developing technology solutions to enterprise-wide problems related to investigations, evidence processing, and case management. Interns will brainstorm problems and potential solutions with bureaus, develop prototypes, and contribute to existing data science projects and applications. The STIP intern will have latitude to apply his or her unique skillset to an evolving set of projects and tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with those in your unit to understand case workflow, and automate and streamline investigative steps wherever possible
  • Develop technological infrastructure for your unit, in the form of internal web applications or otherwise
  • Develop tools to identify trends, behaviors, and patterns related to cases in your unit
  • Work on cases directly wherever programming can speed up an investigation or bring in new insights
  • Collaborate with others throughout the office to work on DANY-wide applications and projects
Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of Python, and preferably R and SQL
  • Experience developing (internal) web applications via Flask, Django, Shiny, Bokeh, HTML, CSS, Javascript, etc.
  • Experience working with databases
  • Experience with data science
  • Ability to make sense out of virtually any type of incoming file, and extract and analyze the relevant data
  • Ability to communicate effectively with anyone - other programmers internally or externally, assistant district attorneys, investigators or paralegals
  • Driven to find ways to use technology to improve the way cases are brought in and investigated within your unit
Educational Requirements:
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in Computer Science or a related field.
Additional Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Previous data science project or portfolio
  • Interest in law enforcement, criminal justice, or civic technology
Commitment:

Applicants must commit to a complete term:
  • Summer Term (June - August, 10 weeks, 35 hours/week)
  • Fall Term (September - December, 12 weeks, minimum of 12 hours/week)
  • Spring Term (February - May, 12 weeks, minimum of 12 hours/week)

 

The New York County District Attorney’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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