HomeUnion: Sr. Data Scientist

Be fearless: include heuristics into a solution; be skeptic: self-scrutinize, able to pivot quickly; be creative: experiment with modeling techniques, invent and test features.

HomeUnion Company: HomeUnion
Location: Irvine, CA
Web: www.homeunion.com

Email to kris@homeunion.com

HomeUnion Data Science Team is seeking statistical/machine-learning developer/modeler to join its growing organization. The Sr. Data Scientist is a critical part of the organization and this position will be reporting into Chief Analytics Officer.

Primary Skills/Responsibilities:
  • Deep knowledge of statistical and machine learning methodology and algorithms including regression (OLS), logistic regression, decision trees, neural networks, boosting, support-vector machines and clustering.
  • Expertise in developing predictive models with R and/or Python.
  • Expertise in the predictive analytics lifecycle.
  • Thorough knowledge of data processing (both SQL and "flat files".)
  • "Fearless": incorporate heuristics component into a solution; skeptic: self-scrutinizing &able to pivot quickly; creative: experiment with modeling techniques, "invent" and test features.
  • Working knowledge of Java.
  • Understanding on US geography and real estate terminology.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Key Qualifications:
  • 2+ years industry experience developing "big-data", analytics, data driven solutions.
  • MS or PhD statistics, computer science, electrical engineering, econometrics, or similar.
  • Expertise in Unix, R, Python, SQL.
  • Working knowledge of Java.
  • Experience in natural language processing preferred.
  • Experience in financial services is a plus.