Data Scientist - FinTech

Company:
Location: Amsterdam

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Booking is looking for the Data Scientist to lead the development of the next generation of data science solutions for our FinTech Business.

Partnering with internal stakeholders, this exciting and challenging role will provide opportunities to leverage the fields of finance, machine learning, experimental design, and business analysis to work on first of their kind products, from POC to final implementation, that reduce travel frictions through reducing risks related to travel.

FinTech is an ever-changing, complex, competitive and extremely exciting industry. More than ever before, in order to accomplish Booking.com’s mission (“making it easier for everyone to experience the world”), we need to offer a frictionless travel experience. In that context, the FinTech department is in charge of removing travel frictions and risks for bookers and merchants alike.

B.responsible

  • Combine knowledge of finance and the online travel business to identify opportunities to remove travel related risk from customers and accommodation/hotel partners
  • Utilize data and statistical techniques to gain insights and develop actionable analytics
  • Leverage models where statistical decisioning is appropriate
  • Design tests for determining product value
  • Have the capacity to enter a new area, own the quality of the data and work with product owners to develop the analytics backlog
  • Ability to see beyond the numbers, be the voice of data and a business partner to decision makers, product owners and team leaders

B.skilled

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a relevant role
  • Experience solving real problems using predictive analytics with machine learning or other statistical modeling techniques
  • Experience in supervised and unsupervised learning a plus
  • Experience in experimental design a plus
  • Experience in most parts of the Data Science product development life cycle (e.g. from problem identification to stakeholder approval/sign-off)
  • Strong technical skills regarding data analysis, statistics and programming.
  • Strong working knowledge of, Python, SQL, and/or R.
  • Excellent communication skills; the ability to convey complex analysis results clearly and with conviction to all levels of stakeholders
  • Masters, PhD, or equivalent experience in a quantitative field (economics, computer science, physics, mathematics, engineering, bioinformatics, etc.)

B.offered

We are a performance-based company that offers career advancement and lucrative compensation, including bonuses and stock potential. We also offer what we call the “Booking Deal” with other competitive perks and benefits. IT also has regular hackathons, training and attends/speaks at global conferences.

This position is open to worldwide candidates and in the case of relocation, we will assist you with a generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam. We have successfully relocated 200+ IT professionals to Amsterdam in the last year!

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