Internship/Final Thesis - IT Innovation - Big Data Analytics (m/f/d)

Herzogenaurach | Germany | Information Technology

Are you #heretocreate the future of sport with us? Are you ready to put the books aside and get hands-on experiences? Here is your chance to join the best sports brand in the world.

adidas is a truly global company with its roots in Germany. Around the world we employ over 57,000 people. Employees from about 100 nations are working at our global HQ in Herzogenaurach, Germany – the ‘World of Sports’. Every year we produce over 900 million sports and sports lifestyle products and we believe that through sports we have the power to change lives.

Understanding customers’ needs, behaviors and goals is crucial in order to provide them with the best possible products. In order to better understand customers, looking into their workout routines can give valuable insights into how sports products and services of the future shall be created. In running, many people track themselves using mobile applications or fitness trackers in order to monitor their athletic progress and stay motivated. By analyzing this kind of running data on a large scale over thousands of users, valuable insights about runners’ training routines can be extracted which lead to a better understanding of runners and their needs. To create these insights, the IT Innovation team offers an internship with the possibility to perform your Master thesis in the field of Big data analysis using data of a large scale running data base.

Bachelor/Master-Thesis Topic:

"Big Data Analysis on large scale running data base"

Your Tasks:

  • Literature research in the field of Big data analysis
  • Identifying most relevant parameters from running workouts with respect to research goal
  • Preprocessing of running workouts for further analyses
  • Development of an analysis framework on the base of state-of-the art literature review
  • Development of key insights about runner’s behaviors and their goals
  • Presentation of the results to the upper/senior management teams

Your Profile:

  • Student of Informatics, Computer Science, Information Theory, Medical Engineering or comparable studies with at least good performance
  • Strong Python skills
  • Enrolled as full-time student for the complete duration of the internship
  • Good analytical skills and passion for scientific and applied research
  • Methodological knowledge in the areas of data analytics and programming skills
  • Experience with elastic search databases will be considered a plus
  • Interest in learning and using new concepts/technologies in the context of your research
  • Self-motivated, proactive and able to work independently
  • Strong time management skills
  • Fluent in English

Your Profile:

  • Student of Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Informatics or comparable study program with a specific focus on Data Analytics
  • Python skills are a plus
  • Enrolled as full-time student for the complete duration of the internship
  • Good analytical skills and passion for scientific and applied research
  • Methodological knowledge in the areas of data analytics or programming skills will be considered a plus
  • Interest in learning and using new concepts/technologies in the context of your research
  • Self-motivated, proactive and able to work independently
  • Strong time management skills
  • Fluent in English

Operational Setup:

  • You will be employed as an intern for the duration of 6 months
  • Enrolled as fulltime student for the complete duration of the internship
  • The final thesis topic will be defined in agreement with you and the supervising professor. We will support you in this matter. The conduction of a master thesis is a must for this internship.

Key Facts:

Application Deadline: October 15th, 2019

Start Dates: March 1st, 2020 or March15th, 2020

Duration: 6 months

Location: adidas Headquarters in Herzogenaurach (near Nuremberg)

Your Application:

  1. Show us with your application (CV & motivation letter) who you are, why you want to join adidas and why this specific team
  2. Please apply in the same language as the job description
  3. Be aware that incomplete applications will not be considered

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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

The Facts

Jobtitle Internship/Final Thesis - IT Innovation - Big Data Analytics (m/f/d)
Team Information Technology
Brand adidas
City Herzogenaurach
Location Germany
Number 201608
Position Type Intern
Date Sep-11, 2019
Relocation no

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