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Sensor & Data Science Intern

Department: Science
Reports To: Director of Science, Jochen Klinke
Schedule: Full-time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Title: Advancing Data Science with SBS: Sensor & Data Science Intern

Sea-Bird Scientific is the global leader in advanced technology for oceanographic research, enabling the world’s leading scientists to push the boundaries of ocean knowledge. Sea-Bird Scientific works with a global network of partners to serve customers across the globe. Our passionate team is dedicated to accelerating the understanding of natural waters by serving the world’s oceanographic community with leading edge technology and solutions. Sea-Bird’s entrepreneurial environment is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. And we are all about continuous improvement and know that two heads are better than one. Your time at Sea-Bird Scientific will be full of meaningful challenges, growth opportunities and the chance to put your best foot forward.
As a wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher (NYSE: DHR) , a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world, we are fortunate to be one of many organizations working toward one shared purpose: to help realize life’s potential. To learn more about what we do, please visit the Sea-Bird Scientific website at or follow us on LinkedIn . Position Summary:
This internship offers the opportunity to gain hands-on experience of research in an industry. The intern will work with Sea-Bird Scientific on a project related to data from bio-geochemical sensors on autonomous ocean platforms. It will involve working closely with the Science team to perform basic data analysis. You will meet regularly with your mentor to coordinate, plan, and help set expectations. You will be asked to present and provide updates a few times at team meetings. Research will involve developing tools to monitor and assess performance of sensors deployed into the field. The desired outcome of this project is to contribute to the advancement of oceanographic biogeochemical observations and an improved understanding of sensor performance. You will be expected to create a final presentation and writeup of the project. The intern will communicate these outcomes to Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) and Sea-Bird Scientific.

Essential Functions:
Monitor instrument data streams from the field/ocean
Collaborate with Sea-Bird associates to develop code and/or web site tools to record, monitor, analyze, and visualize data from the biogeochemical sensors
Read and document relevant literature and information to learn the basics of ocean instrumentation
Present (via a final report and oral presentation) final observations to Sea-Bird Scientific

Passionate about learning
Interested in learning about marine instrumentation and data analysis, particularly time series of essential ocean variables (e.g., temperature, salinity, chlorophyll fluorescence, turbidity)
Able to work both independently and in a team environment
Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Willing to learn new web and/or networking tools, as needed
Preferred experience: Microsoft Teams, virtual conferencing tools, Excel, Python, Matlab

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to stand/or sit, squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and computer keyboards.

The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or
crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.

The employee must occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds .

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: ):
Remote and/or hybrid depending on the location of the candidate.


The duties listed in job descriptions are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities and requirements of the job described. Rather, they are intended to describe the general nature of the job. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

The purpose of this description is to assist in ADA compliance and is not intended for other purposes such as collective bargaining, or compensation.


External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.

Sea-Bird Scientific is an EEO / AA employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (sex), gender identity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.


Published 2022-04-27

Hach looks for a Sensor & Data Science Intern in Bellevue, WA 98005 location.

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