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Farmland Investing Made Easy

Data Scientist

$110k – $150k AngelList Est.
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As FarmTogether’s first data scientist, you will lead the charge of building our analytical infrastructure and driving insights that define improvements in how we operate. We process data about millions of acres to source the most attractive investment opportunities in U.S. farmland. We’re looking for a talented data scientist to help us understand and build better operations. In this role, you will apply statistical models, build mission-critical dashboards, and help structure and order our data in the pursuit of transparency over how we operate and how we can improve.

We are creating a technology-driven trading platform for a brand new asset class out of the $9 trillion global farmland market, previously only accessible to the largest institutional investors. This is a unique opportunity to join at the very beginning of this exciting journey and help grow a truly innovative financial product. We already have $50M+ in farmland opportunities and it is just the beginning.

In this role, you will work closely with product, business, and engineering to identify and answer important questions.

You will set up, maintain, and scale our data analytics infrastructure

You will build critical dashboards that will guide day-to-day operations, planning, and strategic decision-making.

You will apply statistical models to identify root causes and predict the future performance of properties, markets, and valuations.

You will build machine-learning models that power core operations, such as properties assessment and opportunities detection.

Experience:
3+ years of industry experience in data science broadly
Expert knowledge of a scientific computing language Python
Strong knowledge of algorithms (clustering, regression, etc.)
Comfort setting up and using BI tools
Experience with ETL tools, building and maintaining a data warehouse

Education:
A PhD or MS in a quantitative field is preferred

Compensation
We offer a competitive salary and a very rewarding equity package.

It is essential that you read our White Paper available at the bottom of our landing page at FarmTogether.com prior to the interview.

FarmTogether at a glance

Farmland Investing Made Easy

FarmTogether focuses on Financial Services, Investment Management, Farming, and Financial Technology. Their company has offices in New York City and San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at https://farmtogether.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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