Data Scientist

NYC / Remote

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Exactly 45 billion dollars is locked up in cash security deposits. We prove that there’s a better way. Rhino is bringing financial flexibility to renters everywhere.

We give renters a choice in a transaction that never offered choice before. We replace upfront security deposits with affordable insurance that saves renters hundreds and thousands of dollars. To date, we have saved renters over $150 million and are trusted in over 1 million homes across all 50 states. 

Founded in 2017 and VC backed, Rhino's mission is to utilize technology to offer products and services that break down financial barriers and offer a win-win solution for both renters and property owners/managers alike.

As a member of the Data Science Team at Rhino, you will be partnering with Data Engineers and business teams to solve business problems by doing scalable research on the world of renting and by building models and data tools to turn insights into business decisions. You will collaborate with and learn from fellow Data Scientists through project brainstorming sessions, knowledge shares and code review. 

In this role you will:

  • Partner with Finance, Revenue, Ops, Marketing & Product teams to define business problems, scope Data Science solutions and represent Data’s voice in the room.
  • Build predictive models to optimize Pricing, Marketing, Operations and Sales.
  • Build analyses and tools to understand our partners and renters and their pain points.
  • Explore and test new data sources to improve our Risk models and marketing targeting.
  • Actively contribute to Rhino’s Data culture by building out core data models, tooling and best practices as well as training other Rhinos on using our data effectively.

We’re ideally seeking:

  • You have an advanced degree in a quantitative field or 2+ years of work experience in an analytical role.
  • You use data science tools like SQL and Python (pandas, numpy) and you have a track record of picking up new tools along the way. 
  • You are able to zoom in and out of problems and navigate comfortably between high level strategic thinking and communication and granular methods of problem solving.
  • You have experience in one or more of the following areas: experimental design, web tracking and attribution, predictive modeling (supervised learning), customer segmentation models, frequentist and Bayesian statistics, building custom web apps.
  • You are excited to join a rapidly growing company and to work cross functionally to drive business impact.


  • Competitive compensation and 401k 
  • Unlimited PTO to give our employees a little extra R&R when they need it  
  • Stock option plan to give our employees a direct stake in Rhino’s success
  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental, vision)
  • Remote Work Program to allow for flexibility between home and the office
  • Generous Parental Leave to create a family-friendly culture
  • Wellness Perks (Gym, Classpass, & Citibike Memberships)
  • Commuter Benefits through a Flexible Spendi
Job tags: Python R Research Security SQL Statistics Strategic thinking Training
Job region(s): North America
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