Business Analyst

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About REX 

 REX is a well-funded, game-changing real estate technology startup with offices in Austin, Los Angeles, and the Bay Area. With the goal of improving the lives of homebuyers and sellers, REX created a digital platform and real estate service that eliminates traditional agent commissions and shifts control away from agents over to those who matter most: consumers! REX saves homesellers thousands of dollars in fees by going around the MLS to target home-buyers directly with sophisticated marketing that has never been used in real estate. Since its launch in Southern California, REX has expanded to 17 states and over 250 employees. Throughout the years, REX has represented homes cumulatively valued at over $1 billion and in the process, saved customers over $20 million in fees they otherwise would have paid traditional brokers.

About the Position

REX’s analytics team is responsible for helping the business convert raw data into insights that drive business decisions. REX’s Business Analysts are on the front lines of that effort, working with business stakeholders to identify internal and external data to inform risks and rewards of different actions. Business analysts must be highly skilled in investigating and mapping business processes, understanding how data is collected from those processes, investigating external forces that impact business performance, and creating dynamic visualizations and presentations. Because REX’s analysts work with clients across REX’s leadership, operations, sales, finance, and marketing teams, they must be eager to learn about a wide variety of application areas and must be comfortable framing results in a way that resonates with a variety of decision-makers.

Reporting Analyst Responsibilities:

We are searching for a Business Analyst to create compelling and informative analyses and visualizations that directly impact REX’s performance. To this end, the Reporting Analyst will interact with REX’s databases to retrieve appropriate data, compile and organize this information, and create meaningful data stories and insights.

  • Identify information stored in ad hoc ways and work with a data engineer to incorporate it into the database environment
  • Analyzing data, with due consideration for the influence of missing information, outliers, unequal/small sample sizes, confounding, and extraneous variables.
  • Developing presentations, visualizations, and dynamic reports that inform business decisions to be made by stakeholders

Experience & Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Tableau or Experience building dynamic visualizations in another medium (e.g., R Shiny, Mode, etc.)
  • Degree in Management Information Systems, Finance, Econometrics, Statistics, or similar.
  • Proficiency retrieving data from databases using SQL
  • Strong statistical reasoning skills
  • Strong troubleshooting and report writing abilities.
  • Attentive and considerate team player.

Nice to Haves

  • Proficiency with Mac Terminal interface/Unix-style systems
  • Proficiency with version control software, especially git
  • Experience with mapping business processes
  • Experience programming in Python on R
  • Experience with Salesforce reporting functions

Additional Information

As a pioneer in our industry, REX is setting new standards in the marketplace – for quality, innovation, integrity, professionalism, drive, consumer happiness, and social good. Our culture, together with our business vision and goals, serve as an orientation for leadership and a guide for how we conduct ourselves in day-to-day business. They also form the foundation for hiring, encouraging and rewarding great people. In addition, REX has been committed to doing good things for real estate consumers and to providing homes for those in the greatest need, wherever they may be. For every 50 homes we sell, we provide a home for a family in need. We started by funding the construction of a home for a family in Cambodia at the end of 2015. In addition to funding homes, the REX team regularly provides hands-on support to local nonprofits that provide shelter to families.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

REX's office is situated in the heart of it all close to Downtown and many eclectic dining spots, the address mirrors the lifestyle we like to create

An Insider's view of REX

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We have a fantastic culture and energy in the office. Everyone is laughing, having fun, and/or discussing strategies or talk tracks to help improve our conversations and improve customer service amongst our customer’s experiences. We have a shared goal to provide the best experience possible and it takes a group of incredible people to achieve that

Kallie

Social Media Producer

What does your typical day look like?

During a typical workday, I am responsible for engaging with potential buyers and sellers that are inquiring about our homes and services. Our team informs potential buyers and sellers of the great services we provide, such as Rex Home Loans, Insurance, buyer rebate program and other services.

Brian

Customer Service Specialist

How does the company support your career growth?

REX values ambition and individuals who take initiative to solve problems and run with whatever task you are given. At REX you are empowered to take ownership of projects and can be successful if you are fast, diligent and passionate about what we do

Jeremy

Senior Technical Recruiter

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

At REX we are providing homes for families that do not have them, both currently, and with the wealth we create over time. For every 50 homes REX sells, we build one for a family that does not have one. As importantly, REX's employees have pledged to contribute a portion of the wealth they personally receive through their work at REX.

Jack

CEO

What are some social events your company does?

REX is always planning fun events for our coworkers to go to outside of work. Whether it's a happy hour at a local restaurant or a REX sponsored marathon, there are always ways to get to know the people you work with on a more social level.

Scott

Data Analyst

What are REX Perks + Benefits

REX Benefits Overview

- Family and Friends Discount Program
- Employee Discount Program
- Healthcare Coverage
- Unlimited PTO
- Catered Lunch Fridays
- Casual Dress Code
- Free Snacks and Drinks
- Trendy Office Spaces in California and Texas

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Paid industry certifications
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