Data Scientist

Job description

About us 

SpaceQuant is an automation and decision platform to value and monitor the performance of commercial real estate assets for lenders, real estate investors and asset managers.  

Our software enables financial institutions to dramatically increase the volume and quality of their CRE origination and servicing, cut underwriting costs and improve compliance and risk management.  

SpaceQuant software is used by leading insurance companies, banks and hedge funds, including Pacific Life Insurance, Aareal Bank, KeyBank, JLL, Prudential and many others. 


Overview of the Position 

Under the supervision of the CTO, Data Scientist will provide comprehensive analysis of current state of the product, identify prospective data sets, Data Science methodologies, algorithms, tools and infrastructure needed to generate models to support the planned Data Science and ML-based expansions. 


What you will do: (Duties and Responsibilities) 

-Participate in defining and executing the data engineering roadmap. 

-Analyze large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns. 

-Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms, integrate them efficiently into our product. 

-Design, write, own and maintain production grade models/code to support forecasting/categorization/optimization models.  

-Review and ensure code quality, and overall product quality. 

-Work on POC's, try out core data models that can power operational and exploratory data analyses. 

-Define appropriate metrics to measure model effectiveness and its alignment to our goals. 



Requirements and Qualifications 

-4+ years of successful data science experience 

-Experience with/good knowledge of NLP, pattern recognition, deep learning and other ML technologies 

-Excellent programming skills, expert in Python/Java/R 

-Degree in Math / Statistics / Physics 


Nice to have 

-A sense of urgency and ownership over the product 

-Proactive, high-energy, competitive, and creative individual 

-Driven to outperform; dedicated to self-improvement 

-Experience in a remote SCRUM team involving daily meetings, grooming, planning, etc 

-English level: Intermediate or higher 



What´s in it for you? 


-Work on product used by world’s largest financial institutions, transforming the US real estate industry 

-A mix of remote and office work (Kyiv based)  

-An opportunity to work from anywhere — we are headquartered in San Francisco with employees in California, Ukraine, Philippines and India 

-Business trips to the US 

-Great management with no bureaucracy 

-Very lean and highly professional team, daily standups include CTO and CEO