Job Description

Director, Quant SFR Analytics (AZ, TX, NY, UT, NC Locations)

Posted Date1 month ago(8/11/2020 11:20 AM)
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Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team.

Progress Residential® is one of the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With nearly 40,000 homes in sixteen of the country’s fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the 100,000 residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Over the past three years our portfolio has doubled in size and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth.

**Location is flexible: Scottsdale, AZ or Dallas, TX preferable, open to New York, Charlotte, or Salt Lake**

Position Summary

We are seeking a data and analytics developer. This role is intended to bridge our data science and application development teams and would be a good opportunity for either a strong developer looking to get into data science, or a data scientist looking to broaden their technical knowledge.

Key Responsibilities

  • Sourcing raw data from SQL databases, cleaning and validating data.
  • Using in house analytic platforms and libraries to value and bid portfolios, evaluate performance, and build models for the real estate business.
  • Evaluate and integrate third party analytics and data.
  • Assist with migration of apps and code libraries onto AWS.


  • Undergraduate degree in a quantitative subject, a graduate degree is preferred. At least 2 years of experience with ETL processes in Python and SQL. Should demonstrate familiarity with typical data analysis, modeling, and visualization tools and libraries (e.g., pandas, scipy, sklearn, numpy, statsmodels, tensorflow, and Jupyter).
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to present data and analysis clearly and professionally to other quants and to non-quantitative end-users.
  • The ideal candidate will take ownership for responsibilities, both for tasks assigned and for projects identified and pursued independently by the candidate.
  • The candidate should be a collaborative team player who is highly professional, respectful, and honest. As part of the broader SFR Analytics team, the candidate should be open to new ideas and willing to roll up their sleeves with colleagues to do what it takes to get the job done well.
  • The candidate should show aptitude to understand and analyze problems and apply critical thinking to ensure accuracy of solutions.

Culture Fit & Impact

  • Unquestionable integrity and ethical standards.
  • Innovative, forward-thinking and creative.
  • Passionate about accomplishing the mission of Progress - Has a “do whatever it takes” mindset and possesses a “nothing is beneath me” attitude.
  • Skilled in prioritizing a heavy workload, conflicting time demands and managing their own time effectively.

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection.
  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.
  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 9 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:

This brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.

Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v.

Application Instructions

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