Senior Data Engineer at Opendoor
San Francisco, CA, US
About Opendoor

At Opendoor, we’re on a mission to make it simple to buy and sell homes. The traditional process is broken, with an average home taking over 90 days to sell and costing thousands of dollars. We make buying and selling a home stress-free and instant. We’ve built an exceptional team, have raised over $300 million from top-notch investors and are growing fast, buying and selling more than $100 million of homes per month.

We’re seeking an exceptional Data Engineer to work on data products at the core of our company's business. Our valuation model, predictive modeling infrastructure, and customer-facing information dashboards are deeply reliant on your work.

Day to day, you'll develop systems that ingest, sanitize and normalize diverse datasets into meaningful structured data for analysts, scientists and engineers. You’ll also build expressive APIs and performant services that serve this data both internally and externally.
As a Data Engineer you will:

Develop data infrastructure to ingest, sanitize and normalize a diverse set of entities pertinent to the real-estate market
Build performant and expressive interfaces to the data
Increase the fidelity and amount of metadata we have about each entity, as well as the connections between these entities
Monitor the quality of our geo platform and reduce duplicate entities
Collaborate with Data Scientists to derive features that improve our pricing models
Become a domain expert in real-estate
We’re looking for teammates who bring:

Experience building data pipelines from disparate sources
Familiarity with basic classes of ML algorithms, concepts in entity resolution and feature extraction
An understanding of databases and large-scale data processing frameworks
A resourceful and pragmatic approach, not dogmatic or overly academic
Bonus points:

Experience working with geodata
You love delighting customers with honest, transparent products and experiences
Who you’ll work with:

Ian Wong - Ian is an Opendoor co-founder who cares about mixing good math with good engineering to solve hard problems. He previously built fraud detection systems at Square and products at Prismatic.

Nolan Evans - Nolan was our first engineering hire and now leads our engineering team. Before that Nolan was lead engineer on redacted on the Siri team at Apple and a Senior Engineer at Square.

Nelson Ray - Nelson is a data scientist who was formerly on the AdWords team at Google. He enjoys food, wine, and experimentation. He hosts Opendoor’s blind wine tastings and will rank your performance based on the KL Divergence.

… and the rest of our team!

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.

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