First Orion

First Orion is an industry-leading call protection and data provider, developing software and services to enable our customers to take complete control over their telecommunications, powered by world-class data and technology solutions. Our applications and in-network services provide call and text blocking, spam and robocall blocking, caller identification, directory assistance and complaint filing with regulatory agencies in US and abroad. With our help, customers have blocked over 200 million numbers and continue to file over 300,000 complaints monthly against offending callers directly to federal agencies. First Orion provides solutions to some of the largest mobile service process in the world and features leading brands in the communication industry including PrivacyStar with offices in Washington, Arkansas and London, England.  

We offer a competitive salary, full benefit package that includes matching 401(k), and an open paid time off policy. We provide an energetic, focused, and collaborative work environment. At First Orion we empower our employees. And we have created a unique culture so that our employees can be passionate about what they are doing. Everyone is a part of the big picture.

First Orion Voted Great Place to Work US with Top Rankings in every category! Check out the full spread here: http://ow.ly/a731303vHps

First Orion is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply today!

First Orion Little Rock, AR, United States
10/11/2018
Full time
First Orion is an industry-leading call protection and data provider, developing software and services to enable our customers to take complete control over their telecommunications, powered by world-class data and technology solutions. Our applications and in-network services provide call and text blocking, spam and robocall blocking, caller identification, directory assistance and complaint filing with regulatory agencies in US and abroad. With our help, customers have blocked over 200 million numbers and continue to file over 300,000 complaints monthly against offending callers directly to federal agencies. First Orion provides solutions to some of the largest mobile service process in the world and features leading brands in the communication industry including PrivacyStar and Accudata with offices in Washington, Arkansas, Texas and London, England.   Job Description: First Orion is seeking a talented Data Scientist to join a leading mobile software vendor in the Data Solutions Group. Individuals in this role will use their intense curiosity and data mining skills to dive into large data sets. They will be asked to use their discoveries to build and shape the products and solutions that will be the foundation for First Orion's success in the future. Core Responsibilities: Data discovery – identifying patterns and characteristics within the data warehouse(s) Statistical model creation – creating scoring and predictive models utilizing statistical concepts paired with data discovery techniques Data categorization – performing data aggregation functions and determining ways to categorize data components based upon existing and/or future client needs Data requirements gathering for the creation of new models, solutions, or products Data quality monitor – creating and monitoring the data quality metrics required to maintain defined quality thresholds New product/solution planning – assist in defining new data products or solutions for future business opportunities Required Skills: Experience with Machine learning/statistical techniques and tools (Spark MLlib, Scikit-Learn, ML packages in R) Experience with SQL / NoSQL systems Programming expertise in a language of your choice (Java/Scala/Python preferred) High curiosity for data discovery Ability to perform verbal and visual storytelling with data Self-starter able to work independently without constant supervision Strong verbal and written communication skills Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Economics (strong econometrics focus) Nice to Have Skills: Prior experience in the telecommunications industry Amazon Web Services experience Hadoop/Spark experience AWS Redshift experience Knowledge about big data platforms Company Benefits: At First Orion we offer a competitive salary, full benefit package including matching 401(k) and an open paid time off policy. Our work environment is energetic, focused, fun, and collaborative. We’ve created a special culture where trust and transparency are key and employees are empowered to make their own decisions. Our people are passionate about what we do and have an indomitable spirit to get things done. Everyone is a part of the big picture here. First Orion Voted  Great Place to Work US  with Top Rankings in every category! Check out the full spread here:  http://ow.ly/a731303vHps . First Orion is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply today!
First Orion Little Rock, AR, USA
10/11/2018
Full time
First Orion is an industry-leading call protection/transparency and data provider, developing software and services to enable our customers to take complete control over their telecommunications, powered by world-class data and technology solutions. Our applications and in-network services provide call and text blocking, spam and robocall tagging/blocking, caller identification, caller categorization, directory assistance and complaint filing with regulatory agencies in US and abroad. With our customers help we have tagged and/or blocked over 2.5 billion calls in the past 12 months and our users file over 50,000 complaints monthly against offending callers directly to federal agencies. First Orion provides solutions to some of the largest mobile service providers in the world and features leading brands in the communication industry including PrivacyStar and Accudata with offices in Washington, Arkansas, and London, England.    We are seeking a talented engineer to join a leading mobile software vendor in the User Experience Architecture Group. This business group is responsible for providing all the mobile software on users’ handsets and the back-end parts of the SOA-based data solutions and services, enabling the mobile application to communicate with the various carrier network services, backend data providers and workflows. The engineer will design, develop and maintain Android-based solutions, work directly with OEMs on the latest software and firmware and ensure high level of user satisfaction by creating a great user experience with the mobile application.  Job Responsibilities:   Develop innovative and user-friendly user interface and help enhance user experience for the PrivacyStar suite of applications Help identify, fix or improve current solutions using cutting edge mobile technologies and Android OS facilities and frameworks Work with the rest of the development team to ensure the best end-to-end user experience Help define the future of PrivacyStar applications by building innovative approaches to business problems on mobile devices Work with the backend development team to ensure the most efficient use of the backend APIs as well as help shape the new lightweight APIs and Web Services to work with the Android UX and Material Design concepts Participate in Continuous Integration, Code Coverage and Google Play Store release process, as well as other parts of the Application Development Lifecycle to ensure high quality and agility of the software development process Required Skills: Strong working knowledge of Java, C++ or Kotlin. If you know some other OOP language, that’s a plus Software development and debugging skills Experience developing user-facing applications and knowledge of the Google's Material Design concepts Current industry experience with app development on Android Experience delivering finished Android applications to the Google Play Store for consumer or internal company use Ability to create engaging user interfaces and knowledge of usability principles Knowledge of basic networking principles behind World Wide Web. Most of our products are web-connected Nice To Have Skills: Knowledge of developing with HTML5/CSS/JavaScript Experience in graphics manipulation or design Strong interpersonal and communication skills If You Are A Match: We’ll make sure to give you plenty of opportunities to learn new technologies and acquire new skills. You’ll be able to get a first-hand experience of what other customers think about your product—no filters applied. You’ll get to learn about mobile telephony and work directly with OEMs making the mobile handsets, carriers providing the service and other partners we have—all working together to deliver a solution to the consumers. You’ll see real-time statistics and know the impact your work is making on the company and its future. You’ll work with very experienced and capable leaders.   Company Benefits: At First Orion we offer a competitive salary, full benefit package including matching 401(k) and an open paid time off policy. Our work environment is energetic, focused, fun, and collaborative. We’ve created a special culture where trust and transparency are key and employees are empowered to make their own decisions. Our people are passionate about what we do and have an indomitable spirit to get things done. Everyone is a part of the big picture here. First Orion Voted  Great Place to Work US  with Top Rankings in every category! Check out the full spread here:  http://ow.ly/a731303vHps . First Orion is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply today!
First Orion Little Rock, AR, USA
10/11/2018
Internship
First Orion is an industry-leading call protection and data provider, developing software and services to enable our customers to take complete control over their telecommunications, powered by world-class data and technology solutions. Our applications and in-network services provide call and text blocking, spam and robocall blocking, caller identification, directory assistance and complaint filing with regulatory agencies in US and abroad. With our help, customers have blocked over 200 million numbers and continue to file over 300,000 complaints monthly against offending callers directly to federal agencies. First Orion provides solutions to some of the largest mobile service process in the world and features leading brands in the communication industry including PrivacyStar with offices in Washington, Arkansas and London, England.   First Orion is seeking a talented Software Developer Intern to join our collaborative and winning First Orion Data Services organization.  This team provides businesses with identity verification solutions that help companies recognize legitimate customers, detect fraudulent transactions, and improve business performance. At the core of our services is our large-scale data assets that businesses use to mitigate risk and improve customer experience. Core Responsibilities: Assist in the design and develop web service applications, enabling secure, high performance, fault tolerant data exchange Assist in the design, implement, and test software features First Orion data products Contribute to advancing reliability and performance of the service architecture; introduce new performance counters and instrumentation points Participate in the provisioning, deployment and troubleshooting of First Orion data products and services Required Skills: Student seeking a BS/BA in Computer Science, Mathematics or related major Academic project or work experience with object-oriented programming languages Academic project or work experience in writing SQL statements Ability to analyze data to identify deliverables, gaps and inconsistencies Communication skills including the ability to identify and communicate data driven insights Nice To Have Skills: Prior experience with Python, Java, and/or Scala Experience working with Apache Spark and Linux Experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Company Culture: Our work environment is energetic, focused, fun, and collaborative. We’ve created a special culture where trust and transparency are key and employees are empowered to make their own decisions. Our people are passionate about what we do and have an indomitable spirit to get things done. Everyone is a part of the big picture here. First Orion Voted  Great Place to Work US  with Top Rankings in every category! Check out the full spread here:  http://ow.ly/a731303vHps First Orion is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply today!