Analytics & Data Science
Analytics & Data Science
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:
Priceline is looking for a Data Scientist to be a key member of our Pricing Team, interacting with Priceline’s Data, Product, Technology, Marketing, and other related business teams. Specifically, the person in this role will help design and build a machine assisted pricing platform by leveraging advanced analytics, statistical, econometrics, and quantitative models to drive business value while striving to serve the company’s mission to be the best travel deal maker in the world.
In this role, you will get to:
Build models that optimize our prices and keep us competitive in the marketplace
Collaborate closely with team members, cross-functional stakeholders, and senior management to help develop pricing models and make business critical pricing decisions
Leverage data analyses, modeling, and visualization tools such as R and/or Python, Oracle SQL, BigQuery, MySQL, Tableau, and others
Devise testing methods to determine the best model to deploy to production, and devise monitoring strategies for ongoing model performance
Present technical aspects of model development and monitoring to non-technical audiences and business stakeholders
Who you are:
3+ years of experience with Data Science / analytics
Hands on experience in building and deploying statistical or econometrics models to production on a consumer platform
Bachelor or Masters degree in a quantitative or computational field (ie, Math, Statistics, Computer Science or Physics)
Experience with ML computing on premise or cloud platforms like AWS or Google Cloud or Microsoft Azure
Proficiency in a programming language used for data analysis (R/Python), query knowledge (SQL) and have experience with data warehousing systems like Amazon Redshift, Snowflake, BigQuery
Knowledge of Pricing or experience of working in Travel & Hospitality a plus
Sound verbal and written skills to effectively interact with both technical as well as non-technical audiences
Display high energy and drive
Demonstrated history of living the values important to priceline: Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust. Unquestionable integrity and ethics
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.