Clear Capital: Data Scientist

Your role as the data scientist is a hybrid role that can solve client problems that are ambiguous, seemingly impossible yet in your reach.

Clear Capital Company: Clear Capital
Location: Lake Tahoe, CA

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Our Data Science team at Clear Capital is poised to disrupt the mortgage finance industry. We are building data solutions using open source technology like R and Cassandra to enable our clients to do great things. If cutting edge, meaningful work with a progressive financial services technology company, located in a unique and picturesque location like Lake Tahoe CA excites you, let's talk.

Who are you?
You are the Data Scientist that understands the pernicious questions that would lead to an answer that is worth money to our company and clients. Your role as the data scientist is a hybrid role that can solve client problems that are ambiguous, seemingly impossible yet in your reach. This requires a business sense of economics and the technical skill to build a solution in R.

The Data Scientist's primary role is to be a key contributor to critical strategic analytical projects from inception to production implementation. You will be responsible for maximizing utility from the deep repository of Company data assets and will be responsible for leveraging cutting edge data mining and statistical methodologies. This role is a senior position which is expected to provide technical leadership and mentoring to junior analysts as well as interface directly with executive stakeholders.

The successful candidate will utilize their knowledge of data mining concepts and leverage their expertise in the statistical language "R" and other programming languages (Python, Java) to quickly create prototypes and deploy data models fueling products and sophisticated reports.

Excellent communication skills and an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel are also required for communicating results to management and external clients.

What will you get to do?
  • Be a key contributor to critical strategic analytical projects from the design phase through architecture, development, testing, documentation, production deployment, and support.
  • Lead training and documentation of core Research & Analytics functions, providing mentorship and ongoing training for new hires and junior analysts.
  • Mentor and work collaboratively with other team members on product design and R coding development.
  • Perform code review and sign-off on all production analytical models, code, and services.
  • Find and champion innovative tool-sets/languages to improve processes, usability, and analytical efficiency.
  • Lead and coordinate all scrum master related activities, such as sprint planning, retroactive, grooming, and summaries.
  • Represent the Research & Analytics team as a subject matter expert (SME) in both internal and external meetings and presentations.
  • Data mine all facets of Clear Capital's rich data repository and present ideas for future research projects.
  • Collect, analyze, interpret and summarize data in preparation for data modeling and analytical report writing.

Your skills
  • Master's degree in statistics, mathematics, or engineering with a minimum of three (3) years performing data analysis, data mining, and working with data models in the "R" language. Or a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of six (6) years of analytical experience.
  • Advanced analytical, mathematical and quantitative skills
  • Proficiency with SQL and the ability to pull data and run queries.
  • Ability to gather, analyze data, and generate complex reports.
  • Experience gathering requirements, designing tools, and documenting specifications.
  • Expert knowledge of statistical software "R" or "S-PLUS"Proficiency in headless (command-line) Linux environments is required.
  • Proven experience using full suite of Microsoft Office tools
  • Ability to visualize and compile large sets of data into a clear and presentable format.
  • Work effectively with teams utilizing a customer centered approach.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally.Manage changing priorities within a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Java, Python experience is a plus.

At Clear Capital, we have an underlying philosophy that guides our efforts: Go wherever it leads, and do whatever it takes to help clients find their optimal solution. This philosophy guides how we create and deliver products, and how we interact with our clients, vendors and each other. We offer an exciting fast-paced work environment, challenging and rewarding careers, and competitive compensation and benefits. Relocation assistance is available.

Clear Capital is a rapidly growing, privately-held company located near Lake Tahoe in the mountain resort town of Truckee, Calif. Cultivating the highest levels of customer ethics, we serve as a trusted partner for customers across the mortgage and lending industries. We use the most progressive technologies available and human, hands-on analytics to deliver highly accurate and reliable valuation tools. This unique combination of customer ethics and progressive technology makes Clear Capital the ideal choice for people seeking a high trust and high tech work environment.

Salary commensurate with experience

Clear Capital is an equal opportunity employer