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Data-driven Application Developer - Eventellect (Houston · TX)

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Who is Eventellect?
Eventellect partners with professional and collegiate sports teams to unify their approach to single game ticket sales and transform it into a strategic business asset. With Eventellect, teams fairly value single game tickets, protect season ticket holders’ investment and match the right audience with the right experience to maximize revenue, build fan loyalty and ensure team success.  We manage ticket inventory in real time across multiple online sales channels via our proprietary software platform, market trend analysis, and pricing algorithms.
 
 What are we looking for?
We are looking for passionate, innovative, and driven people who want to be part of our growing company. We are actively expanding our in-house data science and engineering capabilities and are looking for a Data-driven Application Developer to build out our in-house analytics and data science applications. The perfect candidate will have a strong focus on web-based, data-driven application development. If you want to be a dedicated member of a highly collaborative team and develop industry-leading data science capabilities, then look no further!
 
What would you do?
  • Work with data scientists and software developers to build applications that bring our data science models to life for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with Data Science and Software to take models to production and/or scale them as needed.
  • Develop necessary products (tools/visualizations/reports/dashboards) in order to make the data engineering and data science efforts accessible to internal and external stakeholders.

What do you bring?
  • Proven experience building applications that handle data and models in cloud computing environments.
  • Experience collaborating with professional software development teams and/or proven experience deploying applications.
  • Creative problem solver with a high focus on speed-to-value.
  • Flexible and willing to accept changes in priorities as necessary.

What is required to succeed?
  • BS, MS, or PhD in an analytical discipline (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Statistics, Operations Research)
  • Hands-on experience with Python and application development frameworks.
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., git).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

 What else would be nice to have?
  • Experience working on teams solving Revenue Management (RM), forecasting, and inventory optimization problems.
  • Experience with both R and Python including ipywidgets and Voila.
  • Experience with dashboarding tools, e.g., PowerBI or Tableau.

What are the perks of working at Eventellect? 
  • A fast-growing company that’s respected in Houston (Houston Business Journal’s Best Places to Work 2017 & 2018) and nationally (INC 5000 list of fastest-growing companies 9 years in a row).
  • A competitive salary and bonus potential.
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including 90% employee medical coverage, as well as dental and vision coverage, basic term life insurance and short-term disability coverage.
  • A $1,000 annual ticket budget to spend on sports and other live events.
  • Unlimited vacation days.
 
What else do I need to know?
  • Work will primarily be performed in the Houston office.
  • Employees are provided with Windows-based machines.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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