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Data Analytics Intern

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086005
Date Updated: Dec 6, 2019

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities, and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

As an IT Intern for JCPenney, you’ll be a part of the Information Technology team at our Home Office in Plano, TX (just 20 minutes north of downtown Dallas). You’ll take part in a fast-paced, 9 week internship which will consist of projects, activities, and hands-on training to facilitate your learning. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with senior leaders and subject matter experts who will be mentoring and coaching you to success. During your internship, you will be assigned to a Business Intelligence & Data Analytics team where your responsibilities will be aligned dependent on experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities and placement within the JCPenney Business Intelligence and Analytics team dependent upon the candidates interest and experience and would be working on a project with one of the teams below:
    • Big Data team where you’d collect data from all of JCP’s applications to provide partners with tools to be able to analyze the data
    • Brand Defining Stores team where you’d collect data from JCP applications and showing how the store is performing LY/TY and what our customers are saying
  • Data Analytics Intern project would be focused on creating dashboards or Data Science project coding with python and developing Big Data framework
  • Identifies technical implementation options and issues
  • Partners and communicates cross-functionally across the enterprise
  • Ability to explain technical issues to senior leaders in non-technical and understandable terms
  • Foster the continuous evolution of best practices within the development team to ensure data standardization and consistency

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and current college junior status or first year completed in Graduate level
  • Major in IT, Data Science, Business Analytics, or Computer Science
  • A desire to live in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Area
  • Experience and knowledge of SQL, Java, and Python
  • Experience and knowledge of Data Visualization Tools such as Tableau
  • Intermediate user of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with Machine Learning, UNIX/Linux, Scala, AWS, NoSQL such as Cassandra, Spark, Hadoop, Agile framework is a plus
  • Strong customer service and communication skills and ability to collaborate and contribute as a member of a strong technology team
  • This position is available only to individuals who are eligible to work for JCPenney in the United States. JCPenney will not sponsor individuals for immigration benefits for this role.

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include health clinic, daycare, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.


Job Title: Data Analytics Intern
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086005

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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