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Data Scientist II, Product Analytics

United States - Illinois - Chicago


Are you a passionate about data, analytics, and working with top talents to tackle complex problems? If you’re motivated about making an immediate impact on re-imaging travel by gleaning insightful recommendations that drive improvements, we want to speak to you!

We are seeking an analyst to join our Global Product Analytics Team, supporting a brand portfolio that includes some of the world’s leading online travel brands. This will be an individual contributor role partnering with product managers within the Brand Expedia Lodging Team. This role will be supporting key business decisions throughout the product development lifecycle that improves the user experience to drive bottom-line growth. This will involve uncovering customer friction points, hypothesis generation and prioritization, experimentation design, valid and impartial test analysis and recommendations.

What you’ll do:

  • Apply your expertise in 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 end to end test excellence in evaluating AB/MVT test; proactively see opportunities and recommend on new feature for test and learn; evaluating and applying alternative methods to supplement randomized testing.
  • Contribute to metrics framework development, build accurate and easy to consume dashboards/reports, collaborate with the product teams in goal setting, product performance review and strategy planning.
  • Take initiative to identify current and potential problems and recommend the best solution given the trade-offs.
  • Get involved in key Global Product Analytics Team initiatives.

Who you are:

  • 2+ years of work experience doing quantitative analysis to solve business problems
  • A Bachelor’s degree in at least one science, technology, engineering or mathematics field
  • Experience in statistical/predictive modeling, computational systems, and operation research and optimization techniques
  • Experience with data sciences tools such as R, Spark, Python, Scala, MATLAB, SPSS, SAS, Stata, etc. SQL and Excel experience is required
  • Experience with digital analytics tools i.e. Adobe Analytics, and experience with BI tools i.e. Tableau, Power BI
  • A strong analytical attitude and skills, including the ability to break down complex scenarios into constituent parameters
  • You can communicate the results of analyses and complex concepts in a compelling way.
  • A sharp focus on getting results and insights using the most practical and fastest approach.
  • Curiosity and enthusiasm for making an impact along with strong attention to detail.

What we can offer you?

  • Challenging customer problems, a business that loves to test & learn, and billions of data points!
  • Operating within a community of analysts, sharing findings and methodologies.
  • Personal growth (skillset expansion, job rotation, etc.)
  • An environment that encourages innovation, collaboration, and thought leadership
  • An interesting industry that impacts millions of travelers in the world
  • Exposure to product management, presenting to the vice president of product and their leadership team

Why join us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so.

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground, so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

If you have a desire to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, VRBO®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®,®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

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 - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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