Sr / Mid Prototype Engineer

 •  Clear Capital Reno, NV and 2 other locations

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/07/17
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/07/17

About youYou’re a high-performing machine learning expert with a great job. But there’s something missing.  The endless heavy traffic, the long commute, long hours and the promise of stock option payout have you rethinking your plan.  What if there was a great opportunity in a location with lower cost of living, less traffic, better quality of life and more time for  What if you could still work for an innovative technology leader in their space and build great products meant to transform the way real estate is valued.
We have a ground floor opportunity for someone like you to help us build out our Machine Learning and AI capability.  This opportunity will be located in one of our three modern/collaborative offices in Roseville, CA, Truckee/Tahoe, CA, or Reno, NV.  All three locations have many reasons to make this change whether it’s  world-class skiing, lower cost of living, less traffic, amazing natural surroundings or the absence of state income taxes in Nevada.  Come work other like-minded professionals who have moved our way and still want to build something great.    
If you’ve got a rock solid work ethic, collaborative approach to building great product and a passion for amplifying those around you, please read on and get in touch with us.  
Who we are looking forWe are looking for a senior machine learning prototyper to drive development of techniques and solutions that can be deployed into production.  
The TeamWe build ML products people love.  We cross between Machine Learning,Statistics, and SoftwareEngineering to build new approaches to machine learning problems that can be deployed into production and integrate with products across the companyportfolio.  We pride ourselves on creativity and our ability to distill complexity into simple elegant solutions that work.  We are guided by creating newexperiences for our customers they can’t live without. Reno, NVTechnology - Research & AnalyticsFull Time

What you will work on

  • Prototype products and services people love
  • Investigate the validity of modeling techniques and approaches to problem solutions
  • Prototype algorithms and techniques that can deploy into production with a focus on driving new experiences for our customers
  • Develop an understanding of your customer and the business for the problems you solve
  • Work directly with the production machine learning team to deploy your prototypes


  • Production modeling development, includes model development and engineering to deploy to production, with examples of work.
  • Strong understanding of generative vs discriminative methods and when to use each
  • Strong understanding of feature engineering design
  • Strong understanding of data visualization and common areas for interpretation flaws
  • Strong ability to rapidly prototype new techniques
  • Strong product development understanding with demonstrated products built
  • Strong understanding of data manipulation with a variety of different data formats
  • Strong Knowledge of (Java|Python|Scala|R|C|C++){2,}
  • Working knowledge of ETL engineering and tools
  • Working Knowledge of data design principles across multiple different storage systems
  • Self Starter with the ability to distill ambiguity into working results
  • You want autonomy and are willing to take responsibility
  • You iterate quickly and fail fast and are comfortable in a face-paced environment
  • Good communicator and willing to work cross-functionally with otherdata analyst / engineering teams across the organization

Nice to haves

  • Spark
  • GPUs

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