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Senior Data Scientist (Remote)



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Data Science
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, December 1, 2023

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Pay Grade Range:

$66,605.00 - $155,405.00

Disclaimer: The base salary range represents the low and high end of Altus Group’s “Pay Grade Range” for this position in the primary work location. Actual hiring salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to work experience, and geographic market data for the role. The Pay Grade Range listed above does not reflect Altus Group’s total compensation for employees. Other rewards may include an annual bonus, flexible work arrangements, and region-specific benefits.

Unlock your Altus Experience!

If you’re looking to advance your career in data analytics, expertise, and technology for the rapidly growing global CRE market, there’s no better place than Altus Group. At Altus, our work is purposeful. Every day, our employees drive impact, innovate, and shape the global commercial real estate (CRE) and PropTech industry.

Our people-centric culture empowers you to deliver in a high trust, high performance culture, surrounded by an inclusive team that’s collaborating to modernize our industry. We invest in our people with training and growth opportunities designed to propel you further in your career while providing a flexible and progressive workplace that reflects our values and teams.

Altus Group is seeking a Senior Data Scientist to support Altus Labs, the firm's commercial real estate (CRE) hub for innovation, focused on applying new data, methodologies, and tech to drive better client investment and operating outcomes. The Senior Data Scientist will support the development of new analytics and data solutions through statistical modeling, feature engineering, machine learning and interpretation, and will lead projects with other Data Scientists and Economists in the broader Data & Analytics group.

Key Responsibilities

The Senior Data Scientist will be part of a team dedicated to rapid iteration on a vast set of CRE and other economic/demographic data sets. Responsibilities will include:

  • Advanced analysis: Mining and analyzing data to build and improve analytics and existing CRE performance models.

  • Data science experimentation and testing: Data wrangling, data visualization, feature engineering, model selection, tuning, and maintenance/enhancement of CRE models and analytics.

  • Setting standards: Collaborating with Data Scientists and other stakeholders to implement processes and tools to monitor and analyze CRE model/analytics performance and accuracy. Work will involve evaluating the use of new internal and external data sets.

  • Leading projects through the planning, execution, and delivery phases in partnership with stakeholders and team members.

  • Communicating project risks, learnings, and outcomes with technical and business stakeholders.

  • Translating and summarizing data science experiments to make go/no-go recommendations on the use of new econometrics or ML techniques and new data sets.

  • Establishing new modeling approaches as part of the Data & Analytics team at Altus by sharing and documenting best practices based on solid statistical/econometric/ML principles.

Key Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience working in an applied economist or data scientist position, depending on academic background.

  • Applied ML or econometrics experience with Python or R (some examples include: tensorflow/torch, scikit-learn, statsmodels, Spark, or other related packages).

  • BS or MS degree in Economics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or a related technical field.

  • Experience with finance, credit, or commercial real estate a plus.

What Altus Group offers:

  • Rewarding performance: We are pleased to be able to provide employees competitive compensation, incentive and bonus plans, and a total rewards package that prioritizes their mental, physical and overall financial health.
  • Growth and development: As a destination for top industry talent, we’re investing in you to meet the evolving needs of our clients and deliver on your professional goals. Our Altus Intelligence Academy offers over 150,000 hours of learning materials catering to diverse stages of an employee’s career journey.
  • Flexible work model: We’re modernizing our employee programs to reflect the new world of work. Our Activity-Based Work model provides you with flexibility to align your work location to the work being performed - office for connecting and collaborating, and remote for focused work.

Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where all clients and employees feel welcomed, accepted and valued. We provide an atmosphere free from barriers to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourage equal opportunities for all employees. We’re seeking candidates with diverse experiences and provide accessible candidate experiences throughout the selection process. If you need accommodation, +1 888 692 7487.

We appreciate all applicants who take the time to apply to Altus Group. Please note that only those who are selected to move forward in the process will be contacted. Thank you.

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