Principal Data Scientist

Principal Data Scientist




Career Track

Analytics & Data Science

Principal Data Scientist

Principal Data Scientist

We’re a data-driven organization, where machine learning powered products provide a core competitive edge over our competitors and also contribute to the success of our business partners. We take pride in being excellent at our craft and employing our skills to the benefit of our customers. 

Why this job’s a big deal:

As a Data Scientist, you will have the opportunity to design and build new machine learning products in a small but growing team within a large organization. Work at an organization where the business is increasing investment in machine learning solutions and sees the solutions as a competitive advantage. Solve real world problems within our business  that span various data science domains such as Price Optimization, Reinforcement Learning, NLP, Computer Vision, Sales forecasting, Hypothesis testing.

In this role you will get to:

  • Design, develop and maintain machine learning models to solve business problems related to pricing.

  • Work alongside machine learning engineers and the Data, Product and Technology teams to integrate machine learning solutions into production platforms.

  • Understand and translate business requirements from non-technical stakeholders, and present and clearly articulate technical solutions to them.

  • Process large, noisy datasets streamed from different applications.

  • Use technologies such as Python, Tensorflow, Keras, Spark, Numpy, Pandas, Spacy and many other tools and libraries

Who you are:

  • Experience in implementing artificial intelligence/machine learning solutions in Python and Tensorflow

  • 5+ years of commercial/academic experience with demonstrated technical skills in one or more of the following areas: Reinforcement Learning, NLP, Computer Vision, Deep Learning

  • Masters or PhD degree in a quantitative or computational field ( Computer Science, Machine Learning / AI, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, etc)

  • Experience evaluating and improving existing machine learning models

  • Eagerness to learn new techniques, technologies, solve problems and contribute in a team environment

  • Experience with Tensorflow, Keras, Pandas, SQL, Spark

  • Illustrated history of living the values core to Priceline:  Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust. 

  • The Right Results, the Right Way is not just a motto at Priceline; it’s a way of life. Unquestionable integrity and ethics is essential.