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Vice President of Data Science and Analytics

Digital and Technology
19025251 Requisition #


The real estate market is undergoing a significant and exciting transformation – driven by data and technology. Thus, the Vice President of Data Science and Analytics role is a critical component of CBRE’s mission. The role reports to the SVP of Strategy and Business Transformation. This person will manage a team of high caliber data scientists and business analysts. This role will combine a subject-matter expert knowledge of techniques in data science with solid business acumen to unlock value within the commercial real estate ecosystem. This person will provide inputs into CBRE’s continual evolution in data stewardship and applications towards superior client outcomes. The ideal candidate must be willing to lead critical projects whilst managing a diverse group of stakeholders and multiple priorities. 


  • Define approaches towards, and lead, complex and cross-functional analytical projects leveraging advanced computational algorithms
  • Manage and grow a industry-leading team of data scientists and business analysts in multiple geographies
  • Develop custom algorithms for solving complex real estate business problems across a wealth of structured and unstructured data across multiple data sources
  • Use relevant knowledge of computer science fundamentals, distributed computing and machine learning to help build scalable analytical solutions
  • Provide significant input into opportunities in better serving clients with data science and analytics
  • Partner with data engineering team, technology architects and software developers to empower our lines of businesses with robust business intelligence
  • Drive select special projects end-to-end – from outlining the type of solution through implementation, interpretation of results and internal capability handoffs


  • Masters or Ph.D. degree from top tier school in computer science or related degree
  • 10+ years of subject matter expertise in data science and business analytics
  • Excellent track record of people leadership and cultivating talent
  • Enjoys working on complex and exciting problems, with high-velocity and multi-dimensional information across multiple sources
  • Strong practical experience with NLP, statistical analysis, deep learning, event stream processing, neural networks, predictive and sentiment analytics, data engineering and scripting / programming across a variety of environments
  • Familiarity with a variety of tools including languages (R, Python, Scala, C++), databases (T-SQL, Postgresql, NoSql, etc.), Machine learning tools (e.g., Apache Mahout, Apache Spark MLib, Scikit-Learn, etc), deep learning (e.g., Google TensorFlow, Apache Singa, etc.) and IDEs (e.g., RStudio, Anaconda, PyCharm, MS SQL Server Management Studio, etc.)
  • Knowledge of data modeling, data warehousing, and database architecture
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong track record of career advancement and successful management of high performing teams
  • Demonstrated self-direction and open-mindedness in teaching others and learning new techniques


  • The opportunity be a leader in the era of real estate digital evolution
  • A commitment to your career so you can grow with the group
  • An awesome team with whom to collaborate
  • A competitive compensation package, complete with benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision/401(k)/Disability)
  • An open source culture/atmosphere that encourages learning and contributing back to the community. We support staying on top of the latest best practices and tools
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Paid holidays/vacation

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About CBRE (NYSE: CBRE): At CBRE, you are empowered to take your career path into your own hands. Enjoy workplace flexibility in a global organization with tremendous scale. Work in an inclusive and collaborative environment with supportive teammates. Come experience the employee advantage at CBRE.

CBRE has a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

As a Fortune 500 worldwide leader in real estate services, CBRE’s more than 90,000 professionals provide exceptional outcomes for clients in over approximately 480 offices worldwide.  When it comes to real estate, CBRE sees potential everywhere. We turn scale into strength, expense into performance, and property into prosperity. Visit cbre.us.

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