Data Scientist - Finance Tech

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 Finance Tech. is the world’s leading accommodation site but boasts a small, start-up feel. Our vision is to provide the best accommodations at the best prices for all our travellers, no matter what their travel purpose or budget may be. With over 1 million room nights booked every day in over 1 million accommodations worldwide, our mission is to make travel, experience, and exploration accessible for everyone, everywhere. As our business is constantly growing, we are looking for product managers to join our team, impact our users on a daily basis and take our product to the next level.

Partnering with internal stakeholders, this exciting and challenging role will provide opportunities to leverage the fields of machine learning, experimental design, and business analysis to build world class finance products and solutions for our accommodation partners.


  • Transform large, complex data sets into pragmatic, actionable insights
  • Utilize ML and other statistical techniques to gain insights and develop actionable analytics
  • Design tests for determining product value
  • Develop key metrics for our finance products
  • Have the capacity to enter a new area, own the quality of the data and work with product managers to develop the analytics backlog
  • Ability to see beyond the numbers, be the voice of data and a business partner to decision makers, product managers and team leaders


  • Minimum 3 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
  • Experience in experimental design
  • 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
  • Strong commercial awareness and past experience as a developer are huge plus points
  • Masters, PhD, or equivalent experience in a quantitative field (economics, computer science, physics, mathematics, engineering, bioinformatics, etc.)


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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