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Data Scientist III, eCommerce Product Analytics

United States - Texas - Austin


Data Scientist III, eCommerce Product Analytics

Are you excited by the opportunity to pioneer the future of travel? Do you want to redefine the way people plan, search for, and book their travel? At Expedia Group, we believe that travel brings the world together, and we are passionate about the endless possibilities. This role is a great opportunity to join the global Product Analytics and Experimentation team where we are user experience optimization obsessed! We power and deliver the use of industry-leading product analytics, user behavior, experimentation and visualization services and capabilities to enable highly tailored and optimized experiences that utilize the scientific methods and applied insights.

We’re looking for a highly motivated individual as we partner with eCommerce team to build platform strategy and product roadmap. You will be defining and driving the modeling, analysis, measurement and evaluation of the performance of high profile programs and products, with a deep understanding of financial and risk impact. As these products scale, they will be essential enablers to accelerate business growth.

What you’ll do:

  • Apply your expertise in data modeling, quantitative analysis, data mining, data visualization with a goal of improving customer experience and business results with a religious focus on impactful analytics, steward product team to drive insights

  • Own metrics framework development for your product, build accurate and easy to consume dashboards/reports

  • Collaborate with product team on goal setting, product performance review, and strategy planning

  • Partner closely with technical and non-technical teams, to answer complex business and user behavior questions, with a focus on meaningful insights

  • Proactively engage with multiple departments across the organization, including Product, Engineering, and Finance, to tackle problems and identify trends and opportunities

  • Take initiative to identify current and potential problems and recommend the best solution

  • Present analytics insights in product reviews, analytics community meetings; socialize your insights to benefit other Expedia Brands

  • Own end to end test excellence in evaluating A/B or multivariate tests to improve learning; proactively uncover opportunities and recommend new features for test and learn; evaluate and apply alternative methods to supplement randomized testing

Who you are:

  • 4+ years’ data analytics experience in a business context

  • Passionate for number crunching, logical problem solving and intellectual challenges

  • Curious by nature with an enthusiasm for making an impact

  • Able to structure / work on data exploration problems, with innovative approaches and solutions, bringing to bear strong reporting and data visualization skills

  • Able to work across different business units/countries and communicate the results of sophisticated analyses in a clear and effective manner company-wide

  • Excellent logical and critical thinker with a background in a quantitative field such as mathematics, physics, engineering, operations research, data science or similar, and a scientific approach to problem-solving (i.e. ability to ask the right questions and craft appropriate analyses to answer them)

  • Able to perform in a fast-paced environment and be comfortable with ambiguity. A sharp focus on results and strong attention to detail

  • Experience in financial/payment industry is preferred

  • Expert with large data sets and proficient in SQL

  • Proficient in building data visualizations (Tableau, Looker, etc.)

  • Experience in modeling selection, building and evaluation

  • Understanding of statistics and hypothesis testing (ex. Confidence Interval, Regressions, Time Series, Clustering, Factor Analysis)

  • A/B testing design and analysis

  • Experience with big data tools / languages (Hadoop, Hive, Spark)

  • Experience with R, python, or other coding language a plus

  • Experience with web analytics tools such as Adobe Analytics or Google Analytics a plus

About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Data Science

United States - Texas - Austin
United States - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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