Job Description

Data Scientist

Location: Remote

About Buildout

In 2010 Buildout pioneered commercial real estate (CRE) marketing automation. Today, with over 35,000 brokers and with 12 of the top 20 brokerages counted as customers, Buildout continues to be the leader in CRE marketing automation in addition to recently launching valuable, integrated back-office workflow and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. Developed in close collaboration with our customers, Buildout allows brokerages to bring their expertise to every stage of their deals all from within one platform. Our vision is that CRE dealmaking will be tech-powered, but human-led. We have a some-nonsense culture that embodies nerds and humor. Learn more about who we are, what we do, and why we’re changing the face of CRE tech on our website:

The Opportunity

Headquartered in Chicago with employees distributed across the country, we’re a fast-growing tech company that achieves our vision through our commitment to our Team, Customers, Product, and Continuous Improvement. It is our intention to create exceptional, high quality products that lead the Commercial Real Estate industry into the future and delight our customers.

We are searching for a strategic and inquisitive Data Scientist to develop and run with data-centered projects that inform and promote our continued growth and expansion. You will harness your deep experience of Data Science to turn data into strategic insights and meaningful solutions. Our ideal candidate has a strong quantitative and analytical background and is excited to build this function and contribute to a multitude of projects.

How You’ll Contribute at Buildout

  • Build, improve and maintain data-driven projects to help build critical solutions to difficult problems
  • Collect and clean data from various sources and translate into strategic insights and actionable business recommendations
  • Select and employ advanced statistical procedures to obtain actionable insights
  • Produce and distribute non-technical reports that detail the successes and limitations of each project
  • Stay informed about developments in Data Science and adjacent fields to ensure that outputs are always relevant
  • Set and achieve Buildout sponsored personal and professional goals

What You’ll Bring to Buildout

  • Extensive experience as a Data Scientist
  • Proficiency in R, Python, and/or other relevant languages and frameworks
  • Strong experience with SQL database design, architecture and querying
  • Strong experience in machine learning principles, frameworks and technique
  • Demonstrable history of devising and overseeing data-centered projects
  • Ability to succinctly relay insights to inform business decisions
  • Excellent applied analytics and problem-solving skills
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • An ability to move quickly in an an agile and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • An openness to interfacing with your customers to better understand what they need
  • A wanting to learn-it-all personality (versus know-it-all)

We know there are great candidates who won’t check all of these boxes, and we also know you might bring important skills that we haven’t considered. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.

We are based in Chicago, but this is a remote-friendly role open across most of the US. The salary range for this position starts at $110,000.

Perks & Benefits

We built a benefits program to match the quality of our team. This program includes:

  • Impactful insurance and benefit options, including covering 100% of employee health insurance premiums, FSA plan, STD, LTD, life insurance, and telemedicine
  • Policies that support a healthy work/life balance, including generous PTO, paid parental leave, and give back days
  • Equipment to set you up for success including laptop, monitor, keyboard, and mouse
  • 401(k) with 4% company match and immediate vesting
  • Offices in Chicago and Austin for those who prefer an office setting, plus a monthly remote work reimbursement
  • Challenging problems to solve with a committed and supportive team who are invested in your growth and development
  • A wonderfully quirky culture where you’re encouraged to bring your whole self to work

Buildout is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, marital status, order of protection status, citizenship status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information and we will consider your request.

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