Junior Data Scientist

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Location: Milano, Lombardia

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We are looking for a Junior Data Scientist to join our growing Insights Team. Your mission at TUI Musement is to combine your computer science skills and your passion for data-driven statistical learning to help us extract relevant patterns from complex data, derive insights, and bring them to life in a production environment while developing proprietary machine learning models and intelligent software solutions for the business of the company.

You will work tightly with the Data Analysts/Scientists/Engineers within the Insights Team as well as the PMs in the Product Team and with the Frontend/Backend Developers in the Tech team.

Ultimately, we’re looking for a bright and curious human being, willing to learn from their peers, share their knowledge and grow with the business.

This is a great opportunity to contribute to the international growth of one of the coolest online travel platforms in the world in a fun, young and dynamic environment. It will boost your resume and will provide a superb introduction to eCommerce, retail and technology.


HOW YOU WILL MAKE AN IMPACT
There are many ways for you to get involved:


Your main focus will be applying your tech knowledge and passion for data science to help optimize current workflows as well as develop intelligent algorithms and solutions.

In particular:

  • Interact with your colleagues and key stakeholders to understand business problems and gather key requirements (Business Understanding)
  • Given a particular business challenge, understand what the data requirements are and identify the best strategy to retrieve it or acquire it (Data Understanding)
  • Find and extract interesting patterns from large and complex datasets, perform exploratory data analysis and feature engineering (Data Preparation)
  • Study, implement and maintain algorithmic and Machine Learning solutions to solve a particular business problem or to implement a new Product feature (Modelling & Evaluation)
  • Work in a cross-functional team to create, deploy and maintain proprietary models and bespoke data science pipelines in a production environment (Deployment)

WHAT YOU WILL BRING

There is more than one way to the perfect fit – here are some of the ideal things:


  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, or another relevant quantitative field (we’ll consider candidates without an academic background if a proven track record is provided, eg: your own code/projects on GitHub)
  • 1+ years working in similar roles
  • Knowledge and experience with the fundamentals of computer science and cloud computing are key (AWS, GCP, …)
  • Experience in prototyping and creating data pipelines
  • Good knowledge of statistics and probability, fundamentals of machine learning desirable
  • Proficient in R/Python scripting: we are language agnostic
  • Competence with SQL and relational databases (MS-SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, …)
  • Experience performing analysis on large datasets and extracting value/creating relevant features for your analysis/modeling needs
  • Knowledge of data visualization and dashboarding tools (Tableau, Shiny, …) desirable
  • Good English written and oral communication skills. Italian proficiency is not required (thanks to the international work environment in the office)

TUI AND YOU


  • Being a valuable team member of TUI, the No.1 global and socially aware travel company
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • TUI Musement operate in over 115 destinations offering more career opportunities than any other travel company
  • Develop yourself by working as part of an international team and through our free global learning and development programme including free language lessons and various Management Development Programmes

TUI Musement is a leading Tours & Activities business. It combines a scalable digital platform with local service delivery, to offer excursions, activities, tickets and transfers in more than 50 countries worldwide. There are over 130,000 ‘things to do’ in all major holiday and city destinations, which are distributed through B2B partners, via the Musement and TUI websites and direct to TUI customers. We also offer services to cruise lines through Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services in port worldwide. TUI Musement sold around 10 million excursions, tours and activities delivered by our international colleagues located around the world and is one of the major growth areas of TUI Group.


In 2018, TUI’s Tours & Activities division acquired Musement, a leading traveltech start-up. Following a two-year transition period, both became one fully integrated business – known as TUI Musement – combining the global reach, strong resources and high quality in-destination service delivery of TUI, with the digital capabilities, agile working methodology and start-up mindset of Musement.


If you want to know more about why TUI Group is the world’s leading tourism group, and our continuing work in the diversity & inclusion space, simply visit careers.tuigroup.com


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