Machine Learning Engineer
Opendoor San Francisco, CA, USA $160k – $200k Long term > 2 years
Health Insurance
About Opendoor

Are you intrigued by the thought of disrupting a trillion dollar industry through technology? At Opendoor, we are on a bold mission to empower everyone with the freedom to move by making buying, selling and trading-in a home stress-free and instant. In four years since we started, we have hired an exceptional team, seen strong growth, bought and sold over 20,000 homes (with an annual purchase run rate exceeding $3.8 billion), and raised over $1 billion in equity funding. The coming years present a tremendous opportunity for innovation as we explore new frontiers and scale nationwide.

Are you intrigued by the thought of disrupting a trillion dollar industry through technology? At Opendoor, we are on a bold mission to empower everyone with the freedom to move by building a seamless, simple, end-to-end customer experience that makes buying and selling a home stress-free and instant. In three years since we started, we have hired an exceptional team, seen strong growth in cities where we operate, bought and sold over 7,000 homes (with a total transaction value exceeding $1.5 billion), and raised over $320 million in funding. The coming years present a tremendous opportunity for innovation in multiple areas as we explore new frontiers and scale nationwide. If working in a fast-paced, rapid growth startup environment where you’ll build solutions that will define the future of the real estate industry excites you, we would like to talk to you about a role on the Opendoor technology team.

Job Description

As a Machine Learning Engineer, you will design and develop efficient and highly scalable machine learning services that power our pricing optimization, forecasting, inventory management, recommendations and other innovative systems. With a background in both software development and machine learning, you will collaborate with research, engineering, product and design teams to understand requirements, build prototypes, invent new features and deliver highly quality predictive services that enable delightful customer experiences. We are looking for engineers with demonstrated ability to deliver results, a passion to learn, and expertise in machine learning algorithms and APIs, data mining, statistical analysis tools, and distributed systems. 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Contributing to all phases of algorithm development including ideation, prototyping, design and production
  • Applying machine learning and data mining techniques to create solutions to business problems
  • Analyzing large amounts of data to help automate and optimize manual processes
  • Designing and developing scalable platforms/processes for model training, feature extraction, continuous learning, simulation and A/B testing
  • Playing an active role in hiring and mentoring other engineers

Requirements

We’re looking for teammates who have:

  • A Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Sc. or related field
  • 3+ years of track record in building and delivering production quality software systems
  • Excellent coding skills and strong fundamentals in algorithms, data structures, predictive modeling and big data concepts
  • 2+ years of experience in building machine learning applications, and broad knowledge of machine learning APIs, tools, and open source libraries
  • Experience in distributed data processing frameworks such as Dask, Spark or Hadoop
  • Excellent communication skills, high attention to detail and proven ability to use metrics to drive decisions
  • A sense of ownership and a passion for delighting customers through innovation and creative solutions to complex problems
  • Publications or presentations in recognized Machine Learning and Data Mining journals/conferences is a plus

Want to learn more about the work we are doing ? Check out our blog:

https://medium.com/opendoor-labs

Opendoor values openness

Our team celebrates our diverse backgrounds, 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. Visit our website (https://www.opendoor.com/about) to learn more about our team.

This position is for employment at will and not for any definite time period.

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