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Job Title: Sr. Data Engineer
Company Name: CBRE
Location: New York, NY
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/23/2019
Expire Date: 06/02/2019
Job Categories: Computers, Software, Construction, Mining and Trades, Engineering, Real Estate, Science, Research & Development
Job Description
Sr. Data Engineer

We are a former real estate startup, acquired by CBRE in 2017. We are uniquely positioned within the organization to access global data, tools, resources, and leaders throughout the industry. We have the stability of secure backing and the freedom to explore and experiment to develop leading-edge products. For more information about our team, please visit http://nyc.cbrebuild.com 

We are looking for the first data scientist/engineer/analyst to help us understand and leverage all the data sources and products we have. This person will have a great deal of autonomy and will be expected to come to the table with their ideas and suggestions for making our products better with data.


  • Analyzing proprietary commercial real estate data on availabilities, lease rates, and market statistics to identify trends and opportunities
  • Refining predictive models for space estimation and time-forecasting for capacity planning
  • Empowering user research and improving customer engagement through development and analysis of user metrics
  • Architecting data models and developing ETL functions to move data between RDMBS and NoSQL stores 
  • Leveraging machine learning and data mining to take multiple streams of data and create novel customer experiences
  • Automating manual processes to generate data like lease availabilities and floor plan layouts
  • Working closely with our heads of Product and Engineering as well as team leads across the company to address a wide variety of business problems
  • Identifying new approaches and tackling ambiguous problems with creativity and improvisation


  • Smart, productive and tolerant of sarcasm
  • Self-motivated and curious, crafty and driven
  • Interested in building a friendly, collaborative, and transparent work environment
  • Programming experience in Python, Julia, Torch (Lua), or other programming languages/frameworks
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of relevant experience required

Why work at CBRE Build?

  • Great team - Diverse. Smart. Nice. We like to always keep learning.
  • High impact - We’re a small team with a global reach in a trillion dollar industry.
  • Growth and development - We invest in employee development. Time to explore. Machine shop with a laser cutter and 3d printer. Funding for education, conferences, etc.
  • Benefits - Unlimited vacation. Flexible work hours. Work life balance. Health, vision, dental for employees and their dependents. 401k plan with a 3% match. 

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