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ViacomCBS Spring 2021 CBS Sports Data Engineering Intern in United States

REF#: 37175


JOB TYPE: Paid Intern




CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet,, GameSpot,, Metacritic and Chowhound.

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Division Overview: provides premium online and mobile content to the connected sports fan, including live and on-demand video, in-depth analysis, breaking news, and scores and statistics across high school, college, and professional sports. is part of CBS Interactive's portfolio of multi-platform brands, which includes premier Fantasy offerings, high school sports leader MaxPreps, 247Sports, Scout and CBS Interactive Advanced Media producing more than 130 official collegiate athletic sites.

Role Details:

For my daily fantasy football lineup, who should I start: Tom Brady or Patrick Mahomes? Which 4-game parlay across several leagues has an 8 to 1 odds? As an intern, you will work alongside data & software engineers answering questions like these daily. Using groundbreaking technologies, you’ll get to work on exploring, developing & training models with game situations, game conditions and league events data for predictive analytics and other statistical insights.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Performing exploratory and data gap analysis on core sports data

  • Building out real-time predictive data pipelines

  • Building out visualization dashboards

  • Building out new data features for sports gambling insights.

  • This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines



What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • A sports fanatic - you are really sad when your favorite team(s) loses, you can break down matchups across different leagues, you have a strong opinion about which activities should be deemed a sport.

  • Good understanding of data structures, algorithms, object oriented design and patterns.

  • Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or bootcamp

  • Must be at least 18 years old

You might also have -

  • Experience with sport data research

  • Experience building web applications for data visualization

  • Technology experiences with: AWS, SageMaker, Python, NodeJS, Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB & RDS


EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

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