data science full time senior tech

Job Details

Zumper believes finding a new apartment is more than just a move, it’s a fresh start. We are on a mission to change how people rent, forever. To make it easier, faster, and more human—where renting an apartment is as easy as booking a hotel. By making our vision a reality, we’re creating opportunities for everyone to live better—from one fresh start to the next.

Zumper is the third-largest, fastest-growing rental platform in North America—supporting over 90 million people every year and helping one in three Americans find their next place. To date, we've raised over $150 million from Kleiner Perkins, Goodwater Capital, Headline, Dawn Capital, and the Blackstone Group.

We’re proud to have been named a 2021 Best Startup Employer by Forbes and a 2021 Best Place to Work/Company with the Best Benefits by BuiltIn SF. Changing the way the world rents requires passion, bold ideas, and bright minds. Join us in building the future of renting, today.

About this Opportunity
We are looking for... a Sr. Data Scientist to analyze large amounts of raw information to find patterns that will help improve the apartment rental experience. We will rely on you to extract valuable business insights and help apply them to product and process. In this role, you will have the opportunity to shape the Data Science team and guide how data products are built for the entire organization. We also want to see a passion for machine learning, research, and mentorship of junior data scientists.

What You Will Do
Collaborate with engineering and product development teams
Identify valuable data sources and automate collection processes
Present information using data visualization techniques
Do ad-hoc analysis and present results in a clear manner
Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms
Process, clean, and verify the integrity of data used for analysis
Develop/maintain internal A/B testing tools
Automate scoring using machine learning techniques
Guide the development of data products used across the organization

Who You Are
5+ years of experience in Data Science
Analytical mind and business acumen
Great communication skills
Data-oriented personality
Good applied statistics skills, such as identifying distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, tree based methods, etc.
Experience with common python data science packages such as pandas, numpy, scikit-learn, statsmodels
Experience with data visualisation tools, such as matplotlib, bokeh, plotly
Proficiency querying both structured and unstructured data
Deploying models in production environments
Experience building recommendation engines (both offline and online validation metrics)

  • ** Unfortunately at this time we are unable to work with C2C candidates

What We Offer
401k plan + 3% company match
Stock options
Excellent Medical, dental, vision insurance options with 90-100% premium coverage
FSA, HSA, Life insurance, and Long-term Disability insurance
Up to 12-weeks of paid parental leave
Flexible vacation policy - work hard and take time off when you need it
Health & wellness credits, home office set-up support, and internet reimbursements
Group training and individual professional development programs
Team activities, game nights, and happy hours
Weekly insight into company metrics
Employee Resource Groups (Black Lives Matter at Zumper, Out@Zumper, ZAPIAH: Zumper Asian & Pacific Islander American Heritage, zWomen) that create safe spaces for candid conversations

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