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Intern Data Scientist



Data Science
Christchurch, New Zealand
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Note: Partly is headquartered in Christchurch. This intern role is based in Christchurch, New Zealand, and candidates must have the right to live and work in New Zealand. If you are not currently based in New Zealand we can not currently consider you for this role.

🚀 Our story

Partly's mission is to connect the world's parts and we're doing that by building the first global platform for replacement parts, starting with auto parts. Our big vision is to accelerate the world towards a sustainable future where waste is eliminated and all replacement parts are universally searchable, accessible and available to all.

Founded by ex-Rocket Lab engineers, we utilise cutting-edge technology to solve challenging but exciting problems that make a huge impact in a $1.9 trillion industry. We've more than tripled our team over the last 12 months and expect to double in size again over the coming 12 months. We're a global team spanning both Europe and Australasia.

We provide a scalable digital infrastructure solution to some of the world's largest businesses and the most exciting startups. Partly's solutions are integrated across hundreds of companies globally, providing the backbone for cataloguing and managing parts online.

Our investors in Blackbird Ventures (Canva, CultureAmp etc.), Square Peg, Octopus Ventures, Hillfarrance, Icehouse, Peter Beck (Rocket Lab), Akshay Kothari (Notion Co-Founder) and Dylan Field (Figma Co-Founder).

We're continuing to build a world-class team and ensuring Partly is a place where people can do the best work of their lives. We're proud of the culture we've built at Partly, and our values are lived throughout every experience.

🖍️ This role

In this role, you will work alongside other members of our Data Science team to tackle exciting R&D problems.

  • You will be part of one of our R&D Teams and build a project with real, meaningful, and major impact on our clients.

  • You will have the chance to learn and contribute and deepen your engineering skills.

  • You will do data analysis, modeling, visualization, and pattern recognition.

  • Build new prediction systems and work on data processing systems and modeling using techniques such as ANNs, graph algorithms, regressions, trees, feature extraction

  • The tech you can expect: Python, SciKitLearn, PyTorch, Pandas, Google Cloud, PostgreSQL

Watch our last year's interns talking about their summer at Partly.

🥷 Your skills

  • You have an exciting project to share with us, something you are truly proud of.

  • You are enrolled and working towards obtaining a BS in Computer Science or a related field.

  • You are a problem solver and you love complex problems.

  • You are a self-starter.

  • You have a good understanding of data analysis, extraction, mapping and/or ML.

  • You spend time outside of uni on personal projects.

  • You are a clear communicator and team player.

  • You are able to work and learn autonomously.

  • You are or can be in Christchurch, NZ for the period of the internship.

Please note: if you don't have all the skills/experience listed above but believe you could be outstanding in this role, please still consider applying. Many folks, especially those from underrepresented or marginalised groups, often count themselves out. Please allow us to learn more about you and why you're exceptional!

🪅 Benefits

  • Competitive base salary. Even though we’re a small startup, we offer competitive salaries and great equity for every full-time employee.

  • Flexible working hours. We have an office-first culture because we believe we can solve problems faster, learn from each other and build better relationships in person, but you can work remotely or from home from time to time when needed. There are no fixed hours, so you can choose to work when you’re most effective.

  • A brand new architecturally designed office in Christchurch CBD. We have free snacks, drinks on tap, two different coffee machines, social areas, and some of the best cafes a stone's throw away.

  • Monthly team lunches to celebrate our wins and enjoy each other's company outside the office.

  • Ergonomic workspace. Sit-stand desks, ergonomic chairs, quiet spaces, and collaboration spaces to suit all kinds of working styles.