Job description

We’re a data-driven organization, which makes our Analytics and Data Science teams the brains of our operation. On the cutting edge of customer and business analytics, they make sure all our decisions and innovations are based on the latest insights.
Why this job’s a big deal?
As a Data Scientist of Customer Database platform, you will take the lead of getting Priceline’s ML capabilities to the next level, developing advanced analytics, statistical, econometrics, and machine learning models to implement the strategy of new products or initiatives, as well as helping to redefine the data over different platforms.
In this role you will get to:
  • Data Mining: develop a quick understanding of diverse data sets, from Google Analytics, App data (localytics), Rudderstack, Kafka, etc. to power your own models.

  • Data Analysis: Leverage data analyses, modeling, and visualization tools such as R and/or Python, Oracle SQL, BigQuery, Tableau, and others.

  • Data Engineering: build data structures and pipelines, and partner with Data Engineers to build and maintain the data infrastructure.

  • Communicate with Senior Leadership: Because of the impact of our team you will have a high-profile role with regular interaction with senior management where you will communicate your vision and execution, particularly with the directors of the product teams.

  • Develop Your Practice: You will gain understanding of operations management, machine learning and analytics to keep ahead of the market and avoid issues to ensure continued success.
Who you are:
  • 5+ years of data science and/or analytics experience building quantitative and/or machine learning models. Travel / flight / ecommerce industry experience preferred.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from top university in a quantitative subject (e.g., science or math).

  • Experience in Python and/or R along with their associated ML/AI Libraries. BigQuery/GCP, Tableau, and Excel experience are nice to have.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication; proficient in presentation writing tools (e.g., Power Point, Slides).

  • Have experience in developing frameworks and performing gap analysis. Project management and work structure skills – excellent attention to detail and ability to work independently.

  • Hands-on, extensive knowledge and experience working with large databases, data mining and business intelligence tools.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to communicate sophisticated concepts in a simple way to senior leadership is a must.

  • Meet goals and multi-task in a fast-paced/constantly evolving environment. Comfortable with ambiguity, Passion for travel and business.
Who we are
Our success as one of the biggest players in online travel is all thanks to our incredible, dedicated team of talented employees. Priceliners are focused on being the best travel deal makers in the world, motivated by our passion to help everyone experience the moments that matter most in their lives. Whether it’s a dream vacation, your cousin’s graduation, or your best friend’s wedding - we make travel affordable and accessible to our customers.
Our culture is unique and inspiring (that’s what our employees tell us). We’re a grown-up, startup. We deliver the excitement of a new venture, without the struggles and chaos that can come with a business that hasn’t stabilized.
We’re on the cutting edge of innovative technologies. We keep the customer at the center of all that we do. Our ability to meet their needs relies on the strength of a workforce as diverse as the customers we serve. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity and collaboration.
Priceline is part of the Booking Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: BKNG) family of companies, a highly profitable global online travel company with a market capitalization of over $80 billion. Our sister companies include, BookingGo, Agoda, Kayak and OpenTable.
If you want to be part of something truly special, check us out!
Flexible work at Priceline

When we return to the office we will be in a fully flex mode, meaning you decide when to come to the office when it makes sense for you to do so - no minimum number of days in the office. Until then we are all working from home and will return to our flex mode when it is safe to do so.
Diversity and Inclusion are a Big Deal!
To be the best travel dealmakers in the world, it’s important we have a workforce that reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to cultivating a culture where all employees have the freedom to bring their individual perspectives, life experiences, and passion to work.
Priceline is a proud equal opportunity employer. We embrace and celebrate the unique lenses through which our employees see the world. We’d love you to join us and add to our rich mix!
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