Data Scientist at CoStar Group (Atlanta, GA)

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Data Scientist

Job Description

Overview

Here at Apartments.com, with our powerful apartment rental data, we have the ability to make a huge impact on the industry. We are seeking a Data Scientist to use their analysis, scripting, and data mining skills to help us deliver even better products. Your knowledge of AI, statistics, and algorithms will be essential to our success.

About You

We're looking for a teammate, not an "employee". Someone that has a real passion for building quality products and can take an idea and run with it. We want someone who enjoys what they do, loves to learn new things, and can work both independently and collaboratively with team members.

Hybrid Schedule (options):
  • 4 days onsite / 1 day remote
  • 4 x 10 hour days (3 day weekends)
Core Responsibilities
  • Work with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions and deliver new products to market
  • Mine and analyze property & user data to drive optimization and improvement of product features, marketing techniques, and business strategies
  • Utilize AWS services to build production-ready models for real time inference
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets
  • Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of their performance
  • Enhancing data engineering procedures to supply up to-date information at scale
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
Required Skills and Experience
  • BS in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years' experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SQL, etc.) to query & manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
  • 1-3 years' experience of a variety of machine learning techniques and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
  • Comfortable utilizing cloud services (specifically AWS)
Desired Skills and Experience
  • Strong usage of object-oriented programming, especially in python (C# is a plus)
  • Experience with AWS SageMaker and building models & data pipelines from very large datasets with regular updates.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests, and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.
  • Experience with NLP modeling (Word2Vec, Doc2Vec, BoW)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.
  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and data mining techniques: GLM/Regression, Random Forest, XGBoost, etc.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development.
  • Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders
As an integral member of our world-class development team, you'll help us develop the next generation of Apartments.com products, apps, and services. You'll gain experience in many different areas and can make a real impact to the company's bottom-line.

For your hard work you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, equity, bonuses, generous paid time off, full benefits (medical, vision, dental, 401K), and a great work environment where you get to build a groundbreaking and critically acclaimed product.

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CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing
More Information on CoStar Group
CoStar Group operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Washington, DC, Bethesda, MD, Richmond, VA, Philadelphia, PA, Florham Park, NJ, Boston, MA, Atlanta, GA, Hendersonville, TN, Tampa, FL, Miami, FL, Chicago, IL, Southfield, MI, Denver, CO, Phoenix, AZ, Dallas, TX, Austin, TX, Phoenix, AZ, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Portland, OR and Seattle, WA. CoStar Group was founded in 1987. It has 4600 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 91 open jobs at CoStar Group, click here.
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