Analytics & Data Science
Analytics & Data Science
Senior Business Analyst
We’re a data-driven organization, which makes our Analytics and Data Science teams the brains of our operation. We are looking for a thought leader and you demonstrate this by delivering solutions, not just by having ideas. We encourage you to shape the business strategy with data-driven recommendations. A successful candidate has an entrepreneurial spirit and wants to make a big impact.
Why this job’s a big deal:
In this role, you will be a technical expert with significant scope and impact. You draw from a broad data science expertise to follow a rigorous scientific methodology. You provide guidance on cutting-edge methods in big data processing, data science literature, experimentation, and careful consideration of modeling decisions. You get to help the business tell the story the data is sharing to help improve business performance and strategy.
In this role you will get to:
We value highly technical people who know their subject matter deeply and are willing to learn new areas.
Suggest ways in which insights obtained might be used to inform business strategies.
We look for individuals who know how to deliver results and show a desire to develop themselves, their colleagues, and their career.
Use extreme bias for action needed in a startup environment.
Formulate, suggest, and manage data-driven projects which are geared at furthering the business's interests. Collating and cleaning data from various entities for later use by Business Intelligence Team.
Selecting and employing advanced statistical procedures to obtain actionable insights.
Cross-validating models to ensure their generalizability.
Producing and disseminating non-technical reports that detail the successes and limitations of each project.
Staying informed about developments in Data Science and adjacent fields to ensure that outputs are always relevant.
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.
Who you are:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, related technical field, or equivalent work experience.
5+ years of years of relevant work experience in data science, analytics, data engineering, business intelligence, market research or related field.
Hands-on industry experience in predictive modeling and analysis, and understanding the key parameters that affect their performance.
Experience with large-scale data warehousing and BI solutions, including using AWS technologies, experience with R, Weka, SAS, SPSS, Matlab or other statistical/machine learning software.
Proficient with using scripting language such as Python and data manipulation/analysis libraries such as Scikit-learn and Pandas for analyzing and modeling data.
Experienced in using multiple data science methodologies to solve complex business problems (e.g. statistical analysis, research science, machine learning and deep learning techniques, data modeling, regression modeling, financial analysis, demand modeling, etc.).
Ability to distill informal customer requirements into problem definitions, dealing with ambiguity and competing objectives.
Proven ability to communicate verbally and in writing to technical peers and leadership teams with various levels of technical knowledge, educating them about our systems, as well as sharing insights and data-driven recommendations.
Who we are:
WE ARE PRICELINE.
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, fueled 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 Booking.com, BookingGo, Agoda, Kayak and OpenTable.
If you want to be part of something truly special, check us out!
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Our Commitment
Priceline ensures equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment based on race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by governing law.