Hotel Data Specialist
We pride ourselves on Innovation & Software Solutions at Priceline. And our Priceline Partner Solutions team delivers the very best. Through our affiliates and partner call centers, we offer world class travel deals and support customers before, during, and after booking. At Priceline, every trip is a big deal!
Why this job’s a big deal:
The incumbent’s success will depend on his/her ability to build a deep understanding of how hotel rooms are described to curate output from our machine learning-based platforms. The individual will work with a small team reviewing machine learning-driven recommendations for grouping similar hotel rooms as well as ensuring related imagery and content is best-in-class. The individual will collaborate closely with our data scientists / machine learning engineering teams to understand current methods and provide feedback to improve our platforms. He / she should also recognize and recommend process improvements to gain efficiencies.
In this role you will get to:
Review machine learning-generated hotel room recommendations for accuracy
Update machine learning-generated hotel room recommendations when machines predict incorrect answers
Manage property- or room-specific terms that are unique for each property
Review related hotel room classifications, such as amenities for accuracy and completeness
Carry out and lead ad-hoc analysis and present the results in a clear manner
Construct workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; assist writing specifications to improve systems by studying current practices; recommending/designing modifications
Leverage reporting dashboards instrumental in the critical business decision making process.
Who you are:
Detail-oriented professional who demonstrates a depth and breadth of analysis process, techniques and methodologies
2+ years previous experience in the hotel industry, in a hotel, or working closely with room content and other OTAs
Demonstrate sound work ethic
Proven strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of stakeholders in a diverse environment
Proactive, adaptable and resourceful with a pragmatic, solution focused approach to people issues
Able to work independently and on own initiative, making informed and sensible judgment as well as working as part of a wider team
Effective communicator of ideas and analysis results both verbally and in writing to a technical and non-technical audience
Excellent research and analytic skills including use of spreadsheets
Very high attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Ability to focus and complete tasks for extended periods of time
Demonstrates ability to make complex decisions and creative problem solving
Exposure to Jira, and extranets are bonuses
Illustrated history of living the values necessary 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 are essential.