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Principal Data Scientist, Product Analytics

United States - Washington - Seattle


Principal Data Scientist, Product Analytics

The Corporate Systems team is responsible for an array of enterprise software, devices and services that shape and create the employee experience at Expedia Group. From office technology and collaboration tools to end point security and asset governance, this team provides an exceptional global offering that will allow employees everywhere to thrive in the hybrid workplace.

The Product Management team within Corporate Systems drives roadmaps and product strategy across this large portfolio. Our aim is to delight employees and improve their productivity by eliminating friction and simplifying the ecosystem they interact with daily. We are in search of a highly passionate individual to help advise these strategic decisions based on meaningful data, user behaviors and insights.

What you’ll do:

  • You will build end-to-end design of models based on detailed understanding of business requirements, including general approach, choice of algorithm and data sources

  • You will be an authority in more than one major ML programming language (Python, R, Scala…) and familiar with others

  • You will adapt and modify existing advanced models, techniques, and algorithms to suit specific business needs

  • You will design sophisticated statistical approaches when existing methods aren’t suited for the problem at hand

  • You will manage various partners and key contributors with frequent communication, expectation management, and minimal surprises

  • You will showcase expertise in big data architecture and relational database models

  • You will creatively design and build data visualization, applying experience and advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and APIs

  • You will make recommendations for improvement on business processes, sponsoring and staging workshops/ knowledge sessions to improve the organization's functional knowledge and acuity and using insights to overcome challenges

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's, Master’s, PhD, or Equivalent Experience; Mathematics, Science, Statistics degree, or a related technical field; or Equivalent related professional experience is applicable

  • Experience with web analytics and BI tools (i.e., Omniture, Tableau, Power BI)

  • An indispensable and highly influential leader who is experienced in an analytical capability, having coached, or led other analytical professionals previously

  • Translates vague business requirements into analytics projects and product enhancements for engineering teams

  • Assists with strategic projects and change initiatives of the wider group where needed

  • Coaches’ senior individual contributors in their skills and regularly engages with executive (VP/SVP+) leadership

  • Lead analytical programs delivering great outcomes, involving multiple product portfolios

  • Define analytics/data science standard methodologies at a team/capability level

  • You will demonstrate expert knowledge of typography and accessibility issues


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 - Washington - Seattle
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United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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