Seattle - United States
About the role:
Zillow's Economic Research team is looking for an applied econometrician and economist with superb technical skills and a real passion for applying economic thinking to turn data into compelling insights. In this role you will:
Conduct research and analysis of real estate markets, evolving demographic phenomena, and past and future market patterns and trends on projects that include both periodic market reports of various types as well as specific deep dives on topics of interest to you and Zillow customers.
Build predictive statistical, econometric, and machine learning models to power tools and features on Zillow
Combine econometric analysis, data exploration, data visualization, and insightful and clear writing to help consumers make housing related decisions
What you bring
Ph.D in economics or other highly quantitative field.
A deep knowledge of econometrics and statistics and demonstrated research ability applying these skills.
Experience with R statistical software or similar coding language (e.g., Matlab, Stata, GAUSS, SAS).
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Experience with data access and manipulation tools (such as SQL) or visualization software (such as Tableau) is a plus
Getting to know us
Our team help to bring innovation, creativity and excellence to the national discussion about how we live. You'll work in an informal, fun, harmonious atmosphere with a team of strong, smart, self-starters like yourself with terabytes of data at your fingertips.
Zillow is the leading real estate and rental marketplace dedicated to empowering consumers with data, inspiration and knowledge around the place they call home, and connecting them with local professionals who can help.
We are a community at Zillow Group - we care about one another and support each other to be successful. We collaborate in small teams to tackle big ideas, which gives everyone a chance to have an impact on what we do and how we do it.
Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.
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