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Principal Data Scientist

Full - time
Houston or Remote
December 20, 2021

Data is at the heart of every decision.

We believe the power of data science to discover novel insight from data, and create new information by combining diverse data sets. We are looking for a core team member to help infuse timely and rational decision making at every stage of the customer journey. Familiarity with Mortgages, Real-Estate or Crypto economy is a bonus but not required.

Not all skills are required, that's why we call it a wishlist.

  • Descriptive analytics
  • Predictive modeling - forecasting, bayesian modeling
  • Prescriptive analytics - optimization
  • Feature engineering
  • Understanding of statistics, calculus and linear algebra
  • Functional programming


  • Python
  • SQL

Technology Tools

  • Git
  • CI/CD e.g. Circle CI
  • Docker
  • Business Intelligence - e.g. Tableau
Some beliefs we would like to share in common. We value cognitive diversity and independent perspectives.
  • We believe in home ownership for our customers and equity ownership for employees
  • We believe that the best products aren't one hit wonders. They are part of systems and cultures that prioritize innovation.
  • We like to solve problems because the are fun. We pick problems that are valuable to solve.
  • You make the culture of where you work. We hope to make a culture that is conscious, caring, and fun.
  • Iteration is a key to success - Build, test, learn, iterate. A product is never final.
  • Teamwork is valuable, and individual contributors are equally value. If you prefer individual contributions, we like you just as much!
  • Management is a myth, we are builders, doers, and hackers.
  • Productivity is not a full calendar. We prefer empty calendars, full minds, busy hands, and some laughter along the way
A company is a group of people with a shared ambition to make a difference
Why should you consider joining us.

You like to learn just as much as you earn.

You want to be equity stakeholder from day 1, not just an employee.

You are a hacker at heart and want to use data the experience of homeownership for all.

You want to be part of a mission driven and innovative firm.

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