Data Analytics / Data Engineering Intern

Job description

This is a rare opportunity - the type of internship that just doesn’t come round very often. If you’re looking to gain experience in the world of data-analytics, international business, innovation, and technology, then this is for you!

Both remotely and based in our high-tech offices in the beautiful Colombian city of Medellín, you will have the opportunity to work on new data-driven innovations. Business Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning - everything is possible.

During this exciting 6-month internship you will support one of our awesome innovations in which we are using the data generated by millions of app-users. You’ll be challenged in a fast moving environment with exceptional learning opportunities. You’ll be a respected member of the Data team and have the opportunity to deliver your own projects. In addition, you’ll work closely with the business intelligence and analytics departments, getting the chance to develop a range of professional skills and expertise. So if you’re confident, ambitious and driven by results, then we’d love to have you on board.

About us

Virtuagym is a leading tech company in health & fitness mobile apps, providing solutions for consumers, gyms, personal trainers, physiotherapists and corporate health services. With over 7,000 clients world-wide, 35,000 personal trainers, and 15+ million end-users, availability in 11 languages and over 200 staff in two offices in Europe and Americas, Virtuagym is a leading player in the fitness technology space.

With over 100% growth every year, we keep reinventing ourselves in the fast-paced fitness technology domain. While we are beyond the startup phase, we still cherish our start-up culture and non-corporate approach. At Virtuagym you get the opportunity to grow and we empower you to explore, learn and do great things as we conquer the world with our great solutions!

Our Medellín office started in the north part of the city in an amazing and eco-friendly building called Ruta N, known as a center of innovation for the city. It was created by the city to promote the development of innovative technology-based businesses. After two years of significant growth, we have moved our office to the lush hillside of the upscale El Poblado neighborhood with amazing views of the entire city and easy access to Medellin’s most influential commercial centers. Our primary focus from the Medellín office is to manage the North and South American market.

Your responsibilities

  • Create value out of billions of rows of data generated by thousands of clients and millions of consumers
  • Connect, transform and analyze (Big-)data
  • Visualize and analyze different datasets to empower various teams in the organization to make strategic decisions
  • Learn all about Project Management, Product Management, BI, Data Science & AI
  • Be part of a talented international team of data scientists and product managers
  • Enjoy the fantastic Colombian Culture and learn Spanish


What you'll bring to the team

  • (Currently pursuing) a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) or another related field.
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic, with great initiative and work ethic
  • Full English working proficiency (verbal and written)
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Proactive and full of new ideas
  • Eager to use and create valuable data insights by using the latest technologies in the area of BI and Data Science (we’ve got licenses!)
  • You are available for a full-time internship for at least 5 months
  • You are excited to live and learn in Colombia
  • An interest in health, fitness, nutrition, productivity and/or workplace wellness are additional assets

What we bring to the table

A challenging full-­time internship (40 hours) within a young, fast­-growing and international company operating from a beautiful, international office in Medellín, Colombia. Despite our recent growth we still have (and cherish!) our “non­-corporate start-up culture”, where a great atmosphere and building cool new stuff is what it’s all about. You’ll get the chance to build the most awesome things using the latest technologies, which are used by millions of people worldwide, thus helping us innovate the global fitness industry. You’ll get as much responsibility as you’re willing to take on, allowing you to grow as a professional within our company and gain valuable experience in your field.

Bonus: compensation to your gym membership and a great group of young ambitious international professionals who will make sure you’ll have a great time!

Start date: To be discussed; available from April 1st, 2021

Location: Remote (Colombia) or Medellín, Colombia

Have we  caught your attention?

Do not hesitate to apply!

Please send CV and cover letter in English.