Data Scientist

Full time

Employment Information

Job Summary

The Data Scientist - Operations role is centered around developing models, optimizing pipelines, and transitioning prototypes to production. This position emphasizes Python and SQL expertise for data manipulation and analysis. The ideal candidate combines robust data science knowledge with engineering skills, focusing on enhancing production reliability and efficiency through advanced programming and database management.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, optimize, and maintain Python-based data models and algorithms for scalability and reliability.
  • Implement and oversee advanced SQL queries and data manipulation techniques to ensure data quality and timely delivery.
  • Write and maintain tests for Python code, ensuring robustness and reliability of data processes.
  • Collaborate with infrastructure teams to optimize data management and resource utilization.
  • Refactor and enhance Python codebases for efficiency, reusability, readability, and compatibility with various data sources and platforms.
  • Continuously refine analytical models, data processing techniques, and methodologies with a focus on Python and SQL.
  • Engage with business intelligence and IT teams for the integration of Python-based tools and effective deployment of SQL-driven processes.

Education and/or Experience

  • BA/BS in a quantitative discipline (e.g., Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Econometrics, Finance).
  • 2-4 years’ experience in Analytics and Data Science, with a strong focus on Python and SQL.
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency in Python & SQL for data science applications.
  • Experience with cloud services and basic knowledge of container strategies and CI/CD principles is a plus.
  • Prior experience with APIs, scripting, and optimized ETL/ELT processes in containerized environments.
  • The role seeks a candidate adept in both data science and engineering, with a special focus on Python and SQL skills for data analysis.

Other Requirements

  • Must maintain professional appearance
  • Ability to be at work on a regular and consistent basis

Physical and Mental Demands

This position will spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers. The position may also entail light lifting of supplies and materials occasionally, up to and including 20 pounds in addition to reaching, stooping, standing, and walking. This position requires the ability to talk, hear, compare, compute, compile, copy, analyze, coordinate, synthesize, negotiate and communicate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Work Environment

Standard office working environment as well as remote options available.

Invitation Homes is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We provide employment opportunities that do not discriminate on basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and advantages of employment. Please contact to request accommodation. To all recruitment agencies: Invitation Homes does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Invitation Homes employees. Invitation Homes is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Application Instructions

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