Staff Data Scientist – Consumer


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About Opendoor:Are you intrigued by the thought of disrupting a trillion dollar industry through technology? At Opendoor, we’re on a mission to make it simple to buy and sell homes. The traditional process is broken, with an average home taking over 90 days to sell and costing thousands of dollars. We empower everyone with the freedom to move by making buying and selling a home stress-free and instant. We’ve built an exceptional team, seen strong growth, served nearly 78,000 customers (with an annual run rate of $5 billion), and raised $1.3 billion in funding. With Covid-19, the world is changing, and real estate is no exception. The coming years present a tremendous opportunity for innovation as we explore new frontiers and scale nationwide.About the Role:As the staff data scientist for consumer products, you will partner with Product, Design, and Engineering to innovate on the shopping experience for buyers to help them discover their dream home and optimize our seller offering to educate homeowners on whether to sell directly to Opendoor or move into their next home while they list with us. By exciting our users, you can drive massive growth in our business and the lifetime value of our customers.As a Data Scientist you will:* Define metrics to understand the quality of our product and design decisions* Identify opportunities to improve the user experience for buyers and sellers* Design experiments to determine how to optimize conversion* Prototype models to segment and make recommendations to customers* Develop data products to differentiate our value proposition* Become a domain expert in real estate and consumer behaviorWe’re looking for teammates who have:* 5+ years of experience* Comfort writing SQL queries* Facility with Python or R* Strong written and verbal communication skills* Knowledge of experimental design and product analyticsBonus points if:* You are an expert in recommender systems, image tagging, or customer lifetime value* You love delighting customers with seamless and automagical products* You are committed to iteratively driving results and becoming better every day* You are obsessed with customers and making something people want* You are excited to join a radically transparent team and celebrate our successes together* You are propelled forward by working on hard data science problems* You are interested in how to make the best decisions under uncertaintyMore About UsWant to learn more about us and how we are revolutionizing the home buying and selling process? Learn more about us on our website, check out our profile on The Muse to learn more about our culture from our team members, or read our blog posts to hear about the work we are doing.We Offer the Following Benefits and Perks:* Full medical, dental, and vision with optional 70% coverage for dependents* Flexible vacation policy* Commuter Benefit stipend* Generous parental leave* Paid time off to volunteerPlease note that these benefits and perks are available only to Full Time team members and do not apply to contract roles.Opendoor values OpennessOur team celebrates our diverse backgrounds. We believe that being open about who we are and what we do allows us to be better. Individuals seeking employment at Opendoor are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other protected status under all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

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