Senior Analyst (w/m) 80-100%

  • Homegate
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 07/10/2019
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

At Homegate we are already very strong in Switzerland with business customers. To become the strongest player in regards to private customers, we're starting a brand new team, which will focus on winning new private customers and listings. This small team which will be...

  • highly agile, reacting to data and market insights immediately
  • eager to learn, either through data analysis, mailing our customers or phone call campaigns
  • focusing on quick, hacky approaches (one-off approaches) which only stay for a few weeks
  • willing to be spontaneous, try out also seemingly stupid ideas, interact with customers, step out of the comfort zone

What would be your responsibilities?

  • You analyze existing data coming from Homegate's rich historical data, competition analysis, Google Analytics, A/B testing, mail campaign reports in order to find opportunities to grow our listing stock at Homegate
  • You test hypothesizes first with existing data and then with the team through implementing new adhoc prizing or service options in the market
  • You help segmenting the market, e.g. geographically, different personas (private vs. professional customers), different situations (rent vs. sales), prizing, etc. in order to find the next growth opportunities
  • You look for new data sources, either official ones, through crawlers, etc.

What we require from you

  • You have worked in the classifieds segment, ideally real estate
  • 3+ years experience in statistical modelling (regression/classification)
  • Working knowledge of SQL, Tableau knowhow is a nice-to-have
  • Proficiency in a statistical programming language (R, Python/Pandas or similar)
  • Basic Data-Engineering capabilities (parse different type of raw data, data cleansing, matching, etc.)
  • Fluent in English with strong communication skills (both written and verbal), German is a plus
  • AWS knowledge is a plus (EC2, VPCs, S3, Redshift)
  • Most importantly: you need to be curious and spontaneous, ready to try out crazy ideas with an entrepreneurial approach


  • Working with experts in the field in an international environment
  • Flexible working hours and Home-office possibilities
  • Personal development plan and yearly budget for educational courses, conferences etc.
  • On-site canteen with plentiful selection of fresh food and salad
  • Lots of team activities and regular hackathons