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Data Scientist

R3185

Location

Toronto

Career Track

Analytics & Data Science

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Data Scientist

R3185

Location

Toronto

Career Track

Analytics & Data Science

This role is eligible for our hybrid work model: 2 days in-office & 3 days remote

Data Scientist

Why this job’s a big deal:

Priceline is looking for a Data Scientist to be a key member of our Hotel and Flight Analytics Team, interacting with Priceline’s Pricing, Hotels, Flights, Marketing, Data, Product, Technology and other related business teams. Specifically, the this person will work hands-on with designing and developing advanced statistical, analytics, statistical, econometrics, and machine learning 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:

  • Collaborate closely with our flight, hotel, and pricing business partners

  • Leverage data analyses, modeling, and visualization tools such as R and/or Python, Oracle SQL, BigQuery, MySQL, Tableau, and others

  • Mine rich data sets and develop models to evaluate sales performance, supply health, pricing performance, and other cross-functional use-cases

  • Provide insights into the flight and hotel business, monitor performance by defining and refining critical KPIs 

  • Present the technical material to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Devise tests, experiments, and monitoring to validate model performance

  • Partner with Data Engineers to build and maintain data infrastructure

  • Conduct analysis on strategic projects and provide actionable recommendations

  • Answer tough questions with data

Who you are: 

  • 3+ years of data science and/or analytics experience building quantitative and/or machine learning models. Travel / flight / ecommerce industry experience preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from top university in a quantitative subject (e.g., science or math)

  • Experience in Python and/or R along with their associated ML/AI Libraries.

  • BigQuery/GCP, Tableau, and Excel experience are nice to have.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication; proficient in presentation writing tools (e.g., Power Point, Slides)

  • Have experience in developing frameworks and performing gap analysis

  • Project management and work structure skills – excellent attention to detail and ability to work independently

  • Hands-on, extensive knowledge and experience working with large databases, data mining and business intelligence tools

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in a simple way to senior leadership is a must

  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task in a fast-paced/rapidly changing environment

  • Comfortable with ambiguity

  • Passion for travel and business

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