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 and Accudata with offices in Washington, Arkansas, Texas 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
02/08/2018
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, United States
02/08/2018
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 providers 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 looking for a few recent graduates to join our new iOS Mobile Development Apprenticeship program starting in early June 2018! Our full time, paid apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to be part of a fast-growing technology company while learning how to develop for iOS over the course of several months. The program will include both self-driven, online education and projects using resources from respected external organizations plus industry and company specific training with our in-house experts. Each apprentice will be paired with an onsite mentor and will have a team of iOS mentors plus an education program director to provide guidance along the way. As a full time hire, you will be benefit-eligible and enjoy all the perks and programs available to our full time team members. Our expectation is that our apprentices will excel in the program, resulting in a long-term career with our award-winning company. If you enjoy a fast-paced, high performance team environment and have the drive and initiative to succeed, we encourage you to apply today. As an iOS Mobile Development Apprentice you will: Use online and in-house training, learn the ins and outs of iOS mobile development, applying your knowledge to successfully complete assigned projects along the way Learn and apply our internal processes and practices for successful code development and deployment Gain a deep understanding of our business and industry Collaborate with other First Orion team members in your learning Required Skills: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field of study Strong verbal and written communication skills Familiarity with shell environment in MacOS or Linux C++, Java, C# or other object-oriented languages Object Oriented Programming Multi-threaded programming Fundamentals of network programming Fundamentals of database programming  Nice To Have Skills: Knowledge of app development on the iOS platform Exposure to Swift or Objective-C Testing and debugging skills Exposure to GitHub or Bitbucket  Exposure to JavaScript, HTML and CSS Experience working on an Agile team 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!