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Data Scientist Insights - Attractions

JOB DESCRIPTION

Data Scientist Insights - Attractions

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At Booking.com, data drives our decisions. Technology is at our core. And innovation is everywhere. But our company is more than datasets, lines of code or A/B tests. We’re the thrill of the first night in a new place. The excitement of the next morning. The friends you make. The journeys you take. The sights you see. And the food you sample. Through our products, partners and people, we make it easier for everyone to experience the world.

Central Product

Central Product will bridge the Booking of today into the Booking of tomorrow, and lead the evolution of Booking from a single product company to a multi-product offering company with an unprecedented, personalised travel experience at the heart of its success.

Attractions

At Booking.com we’re working to seamlessly connect every aspect of travel, and the Attractions team is one of the cornerstones of our connected trip vision. We’re dedicated to helping travellers discover and book things to do around the world. To do this, we need to build a marketplace with the world’s broadest selection of bookable things to do, and effortlessly match the right activity to the right person at the right time. Our goal is to offer travellers the widest choice and the best customer experience, no matter what tour, activity or attraction they choose.

B. Responsible

As a Data Scientist Insights, you’ll join our thriving data-team in Attractions of curious, fast-paced, and focused people. You’ll need to be comfortable working on a wide variety of data-related tasks, iterating quickly, and think of creative solutions when little or no data is available. You’ll have the opportunity to directly influence senior stakeholders and provide data that is used to determine the strategic direction of the business unit. You’ll also be expected to collaborate with teammates and colleagues across the business to influence new data solutions and infrastructure and contribute to our future vision.

Important aspects of the job include:

  • Transform large, complex data sets into pragmatic, actionable insights.
  • Leverage data to identify, quantify and influence tangible business gain.
  • Ability to see beyond the numbers, be the voice of data when communicating to decision makers, product owners and team leaders.
  • Have the capacity to thrive in our fast-paced environment, adapt quickly, find pragmatic solutions, and take ownership of your work.
  • Challenge ideas and methods while working together with talented, highly skilled team members.
  • Contribute to the growth of Booking.com through interviewing, on-boarding, or other recruitment efforts
B. Skilled

We’re looking for driven Data Scientists who enjoy solving problems, who initiate solutions and discussions, and who believe that any challenge can be scaled with the right mindset and tools.

We have found that people who match the following requirements are the ones who fit us best:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a relevant role
  • Experience solving real problems using data modeling techniques and with statistical rigour
  • Masters, PhD, or equivalent experience in a quantitative field (computer science, physics, mathematics, engineering, bioinformatics, etc.)
  • Strong technical skills regarding data analysis, statistics and programming. Strong working knowledge of Spark, Python, Hadoop, SQL, and/or R.
  • Excellent communication skills; the ability to convey complex analysis results clearly and with conviction to all levels of stakeholders
B. Offered
  • Headquarters located in one of the most dynamic cities in Europe: Amsterdam
  • Performance-based company that offers 29 vacation days, career advancement, and lucrative compensation, including bonuses and stock potential
  • Discount on Booking.com accommodations with the “Booking Deal” including other perks and benefits
  • Company-sponsored family and social activities to help our employees become integrated with each other and Dutch culture
  • Diverse and creative colleagues from every corner of the world
  • Generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam

Booking.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We strive to move well beyond traditional equal opportunity and work to create an environment that allows everyone to thrive.