Software Engineer/Data Scientist

OpportunitySpace is an online marketplace and community that helps you discover and invest in untapped real estate opportunities. Our mission is to rebuild our cities by empowering public, private, and civic stakeholders to work together to reinvest in urban areas. We provide dynamic tools that streamline information access and create communication channels among these decision-makers. We are seeking candidates with interests in creative urban redevelopment and technology. We’ve been featured in Atlantic CityLab, Inc., and The New York Times, among others.

Responsibilities

Keep the platform updated with latest data - writing SQL import scripts, processing CSVs, formatting shapefiles, writing console scripts, etc
Build tools to optimize data and internal processes
Design and build data visualizations derived from data sources to discover trends and market analytics.
Design new product features and enhancements with the team

Required Skills

CS degree, MS preferred
2+ years of software engineering experience focused on data analytics

Database
MySQL/Oracle/SQL Server

Back end
Competency in an OO language (Java is preferred, Groovy is highly preferred)

Front end
Proficient in Javascript and jQuery
D3 preferred
Google Maps API

Jobkey:
116
Program:
MassChallenge 2014 Accelerator Program
Job Type:
A full-time permanent position
Application Email:
cristina@opportunityspace.org
Startup:
OpportunitySpace