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This is a unique opportunity to be an early and senior member of the Data Science team at Apartment List. The team is going to be critical going forward to helping scale and grow the business and the product experience. As part of this team, you will be tackling problems like but not limited to lead scoring, personalized recommendations and optimally balancing supply and demand in a 2-sided marketplace. This team will partner extensively with engineering, product and design teams to collaboratively build the next generation product. This is an ideal role for someone who is passionate about delivering DS/ML solutions that have a direct impact on the business.

Here’s What You’ll Do As Part Of The Team

    • Architect and engineer models and systems for personalized recommendations, lead scoring and marketplace optimization
    • Distill business problems into desired outcomes and architect appropriate machine learning models and solutions
    • Assist in building out the team and providing technical mentorship to junior data scientists
    • Partner with the search engineering team to enhance search relevance algorithms
    • Partner with the data engineering team to enhance data assets in the existing data lake
    • Publish on blogs and speak at technical conferences to build the brand of machine learning at Apartment List

Here are the skills and experience you’ll need to be successful:

    • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Computer Science or another highly mathematical discipline
    • At least 6-8 years of experience as a hands-on contributor building performant and scalable machine learning models that integrate with downstream systems
    • Strong ability with the python ML stack (numpy, scikit-learn, pandas, scipy) with a proven record of deploying solutions on AWS or Google Cloud ML platform
    • A rigorous understanding of the algorithms, statistics, classification methods and the mathematical underpinnings thereof
    • Knowledge of and experience with deep learning systems and frameworks (tensorflow, keras, theano) a huge plus
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills and the ability to explain technical material to a non-technical audience
    • Ability to have fun

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