Quicken Loans

  • Data Scientist Intern - Summer 2019

    Company
    Quicken Loans Inc.
    Job Location
    US-MI-Detroit
  • Who We Are

    We’re America’s largest mortgage lender, closing loans in all 50 states. J.D Power ranked Quicken Loans “Highest in Customer Satisfaction in Primary Mortgage Origination” for the past eight consecutive years, 2010 – 2017. The company was also ranked highest in the nation for client satisfaction among mortgage servicers by J.D. Power for four consecutive years, 2014 through 2017, each year the company was eligible. There’s a simple reason we’ve been so successful: We care about the people we work with.

     

    If you’re tired of stuffy, bureaucratic workplaces, then you’ll be delighted to find something different here. We strive to make a creative, fun and collaborative environment you simply won’t find anywhere else. Quicken Loans was named #1 in ESSENCE Magazine’s first ever list of “Best Places to Work for African Americans” in 2015. We've been on Computerworld's "Best Places to Work in IT" list for 13 years running, hitting #1 the last five years. We were also ranked #14 in FORTUNE Magazine’s list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" in 2018, remaining in the top-30 for the past 15 years.

    • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision insurance and much more
    • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
    • Other incentives, contests and rewards, including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more

    What You'll Do/Need

    The Data Scientist Intern works closely with teams across the company to help solve business issues using technical and communication skills.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Work closely with various teams across the company to identify and solve business challenges
    • Develop predictive statistical, behavioral or other models via supervised and unsupervised machine learning, statistical analysis and other predictive modeling techniques
    • Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources
    • Analyze and interpret the results of product experiments
    • Collaborate with the engineering and product teams to develop and support our internal data platform to support ongoing analyses

    Requirements

    • Currently pursuing a master’s degree or Ph.D. in a relevant technical field (e.g., applied mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science or operations research)
    • Extensive experience solving analytics problems using quantitative approaches
    • Proven passion for generating insights from data
    • Strong knowledge of statistical methods generally and particularly in the areas of modeling and business analytics
    • Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
    • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise and actionable manner
    • Fluency with at least one scripting language such as Python, Java or C/C++
    • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL
    • Expert knowledge of an analysis tool such as R, MATLAB, SAS or Weka and the ability to transfer that knowledge to other tools

    What’ll Make You Special

    • Experience working with large data sets and with distributed computing tools (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, etc.)

     

    What You'll Get

    Corporate politics not your strong suit? The anti-corporate culture of Quicken Loans gives our team members the initiative to build solutions together and grow both personally and professionally. At Quicken Loans, we’re in the business of putting roofs over our clients’ heads, but we certainly aren’t putting ceilings on our team members’ careers. If you’re interested in working in a place with a philosophy that’s truly different, apply today.

     

    Quicken Loans is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Disclaimer: Quicken Loans received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power 2010 – 2016 Primary Mortgage Origination studies and the 2014 – 2017 Primary Mortgage Servicer studies. 2016 Origination (or Sales) based on 5,182 total responses and measures the opinions of customers who originated a new mortgage or refinanced within the past 12 months, surveyed in July – August 2016. 2017 Servicing based on 7,374 total responses and measures the opinions of homeowners on their mortgage servicing company, surveyed in March – April 2017. Your experiences may vary. Visit JDPower.com.

    ​Quicken Loans is the #1 online lender based on the ranking of Quicken Loans in comparison to online residential mortgage lenders included in the Inside Mortgage Finance "Top 50 Mortgage Lenders" report from Q2 2017.

     

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