- Analysis Skills
Berkadia, a joint venture of Berkshire Hathaway and Leucadia National Corporation, is an industry leading commercial real estate company providing comprehensive capital solutions and investment sales advisory and research services for multifamily and commercial properties. Berkadia is amongst the largest, highest rated and most respected primary, master and special servicers in the industry.
As a Freddie Mac Program Plus lender, Fannie Mae DUS® Multifamily Seller/Servicer, insurance company correspondent, and HUD, MAP and LEAN originator and servicer, Berkadia provides access to capital and flexible, customized lending and servicing solutions for the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation and refinance of multifamily and commercial properties. Berkadia also provides interim and short-term financing through its Proprietary Bridge Lending Program.
Berkadia offers a full range of services - from acquisition to disposition - a complete life-cycle solution spanning all commercial property types, and delivered with quality flexibility, customer focus and satisfaction.
The Senior Software Developer – Machine Learning role is responsible for the detailed design, implementation and testing of machine learning models that automate unstructured data into structured representations. Design and implement efficient pipelines for data manipulation, processing and delivery to our end users.
Generates predictive algorithms, forecasting and projection models including imputation of missing data
Creates tools for automated quality and anomaly/outlier detection
Analyzes requirements and collaborates with the product owner, team members or architects;
Implements designs with little or no assistance required;
Writes accurate production-quality code;
Builds and tests code to validate functionality against requirements and to ensure full unit test coverage;
Participates in peer code reviews, both as a submitter and a reviewer;
Thoroughly documents code and design;
Works effectively in an iterative, incremental software development lifecycle wherein priorities, requirements and scope evolve, sometimes rapidly, over time and often mid-project;
Assists in the development and presentation of manuals, user guides, and other materials relating to client products;
May provide staff and clients with training and technical assistance relating to new, existing, and revised products;
Provides post-release support to internal and external customers;
Helps identify improvements in the software development lifecycle;
Demonstrates self-development by staying current with new technology and design patterns;
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or another STEM field with a heavy analytics focus
5+ years of experience developing in R and Python
Node.js experience a plus
Strong experience with Scrum methodology and Agile practices
Open Source technologies
Experience with TDD/BDD is a plus
Experience working with CI/CD tools and processes a major plus.
Experience building machine learning models that automate unstructured data into structured representations
Design and implement efficient pipelines for data manipulation, processing and delivery to our end users
Create tools for automated quality assurance and anomaly detection to alert stakeholders of changes in the quality of machine learning models and analytics
An understanding of DevOps methodologies
Knowledge of various design patterns
Extremely proficient and passionate about following Agile Engineering practices (e.g. XP/DDD)
Ability to work in an environment with high degree of ambiguity (previous start-up like experience could be helpful)
Exhibit a high level of individual initiative and ownership
Passionate, Self-motivated and driven, with keen attention to detail, action-and-results oriented
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills as well as strong logical, analytical, problem solving skills and reporting skills
Able to present ideas in user-friendly language