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Data Scientist

| Austin
The home search starts online, but the real estate industry is often optimized for in-person, one-on-one service. That's a fantastic experience once you connect with the right professional, but finding the right fit isn't always a smooth process. Opcity built a nationwide real-time data and technology platform combining cutting edge deep learning, business analytics and human intuition with the latest web, mobile and digital telephony technologies to enable our team of professionals, and thousands of real estate agents and brokers, to make sure we connect every home buyer with the right agent at the right time so more time is spent finding a home and less time finding the perfect agent.
A Data Scientist here at Opcity helps define and build predictive models across the company from the ground up. This role requires the ability to tackle a new problem space with minimal guidance. The Data Scientist should have the drive and ability to meet with relevant stakeholders, understand and model relevant data, and effectively communicate with an engineering team to put models into production. Demonstrating lifelong learning and collaboration; and willingness to take advice and fill gaps in knowledge is essential. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with Data Scientists, Product Managers, and all other relevant stakeholders to frame a problem, both mathematically and within the business context
  • Construct and fit statistical, machine learning, or optimization models
  • Perform exploratory data analysis to gain a deeper understanding of the problem
  • Write production modeling code; collaborate with Software Engineers to implement algorithms in production
  • Analyze experimental and observational data; communicate findings; facilitate launch decisions

What We Like To See / Measures of Success:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Statistics, Operations Research, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other quantitative field or a B.A./B.S. with 3+ years professional or research experience
  • Proficiency with SQL
  • Proficiency with Python
  • End-to-end experience with data, including querying, aggregation, analysis, and visualization
  • Familiarity with Bayesian techniques
  • Passion for solving unstructured and non-standard mathematical problems
  • Willingness to collaborate and communicate with others to solve a problem 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • GITDatabases
    • AWSDatabases

Location

Opcity, 6800 Burleson Road , Austin, TX 78744

What are Opcity Inc Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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