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Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Company 
Quicken Loans Inc.
Location 
US-MI-Detroit

Opportunity Details

Who We Are

OUR NEXT BIG THING

Could Be Your Thing

 

The Quicken Loans Family of Companies is obsessed with always finding a better way through the creativity, innovation and transformative thinking of our leaders and team members. We certainly have the desire and ability to adapt to a changing world. And we are known to have changed the world ourselves – from revolutionizing the mortgage banking industry, to creating new technology-driven ventures, to developing life-changing career experiences, to revitalizing the communities in which we live, work and play.

 

We understand that the type of people we hire have a lot to share. They are transformative thinkers who help us bring about radical change. We give our team members the creative environment, freedom to think and explore, and to advance their new ideas and thoughts. That’s why we created Bullet Time, our signature program for rapid-fire innovation that nurtures “intrapreneurs” among our tech team members.

 

Here, the Next Big Thing could be your thing.

What You'll Do/Need

The Harvard Business Review characterized “Data Scientist” as the “Sexiest Job of the 21st Century,” and with good reason. Perhaps no other position in today’s technology landscape is so central to the transformation of how business is done. If data is the vehicle that unlocks new frontiers of business capability in the Information Age, Data Scientists are the drivers.  At Quicken Loans, we rely on Data Scientists to unleash the potential of machine learning, Big Data and modeling to solve critical business challenges that give us a competitive edge. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Leverage their knowledge of programming, mathematics and computer science to transform the way our company does business.
  • Translate business opportunities into data-driven machine learning, predictive analytics, and Big Data solutions that revamp our processes or produce data products
  • Maintain relationships between business-area clients, business intelligence and IT so all teams are aligned to meet team objectives
  • Develop predictive and prescriptive statistical or behavioral models
  • Develop and collect data for ad hoc and statistical analyses
  • Identify methods that allow continuous and automated statistical testing to enhance the predictability of deployed models
  • Work with Project Managers to develop detailed project timelines
  • Summarize and present conclusions and solutions
  • Communicate complex analyses clearly to all audiences

 

Requirements

  • Master’s degree or above in computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, operations research, engineering, economics, social sciences or a similar field
  • Four years of experience providing predictive and prescriptive analytics within a business setting
  • One year of data-science implementation experience within a business setting
  • Advanced experience with statistical, econometric or data-mining tools and methods
  • Experience with linear models (linear regression, generalized linear regression, logistic regression), and nonlinear modeling techniques
  • Knowledge of advanced nonlinear techniques, including smoothing and ensemble methods
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and standard SQL query methods
  • Proficiency in at least one general programming language such as Python, Java or C/C++
  • Experience working with big data, preferably within a Hadoop environment, or with R, SAS or other statistical packages
  • Experience with data visualization tools and time series

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision, and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards, including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more

Why We're Different

 

Corporate politics not your strong suit? The anti-corporate culture of Quicken Loans gives our team members the initiative to build solutions together and grow both personally and professionally. At Quicken Loans, we’re in the business of putting roofs over our clients’ heads, but we certainly aren’t putting ceilings on our team members’ careers. If you’re interested in working in a place with a philosophy that’s truly different, apply today.

 

Quicken Loans is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Quicken Loans received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power 2010 – 2016 Primary Mortgage Origination studies and the 2014 – 2016 Primary Mortgage Servicer studies. 2016 Origination (or Sales) based on 5,182 total responses and measures experiences and perceptions of consumers who originated a new mortgage, surveyed in July – August 2016. 2016 Servicing based on 7,542 total responses and measures experiences and perceptions of consumers with their current mortgage servicer, surveyed in March – April 2016. Your experiences may vary. Visit JDPower.com.​

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