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Data Scientist 2

United States - Washington - Seattle


Data Scientist 2

Are you passionate about statistics and business analytics, and curious about the many ways they can be used to drive business value? Does the idea of contributing to the optimization of both supplier and customer experiences within the travel industry excite you? If you like to take on large business problems and are seeking a stimulating role within a fast-paced and fun business, this could be the role for you! Expedia Group is a truly data-driven company and as such we use data to support every decision! We are looking for a curious and hard-working individual with strong analytical and strategic reasoning skills, and a dedication for self-improvement.

Your role will consist of owning end-to-end analytics needs for one or more functions to support Expedia’s lodging partner services and operations team. You will be responsible for analyzing business situations using a combination of techniques like A/B tests, causal analysis and statistical inference models. You will then present your findings and inferences to business groups. You will work closely with other highly skilled analysts across EG, partnering with our Data Engineering teams as well as colleagues across Program Management, Strategy, Finance, and Account Management.

What you’ll do:

  • Apply your knowledge with Python, Scala or R, or any other major ML programming language

  • Extract and combine data from multiple data sources for model building or analytics

  • Conduct hypotheses testing, design and build complex experiments

  • Apply common statistical methods such as linear and non-linear regression, multivariate analysis to interpret results

  • Generate approach (supervised vs. unsupervised) choice of algorithm (linear, GBM, DNN) and data sources

  • Own full end-to-end responsibility of running and handling analytics projects.

  • Develop and automate dashboards in Tableau to provide insights at scale, solving for analytical needs

  • Influence action and results, structure presentations around a clear and concise narrative, present engagingly and anticipate questions

  • Conduct exploratory data profiling techniques and write code to translate them into a data pipeline

  • Pick analytically valid approaches, appropriate in terms of level of effort, favoring iterative delivery that solve for the objective, not the ask

Who you are:

  • Bachelor, Master, PhD in Mathematics, Science, Statistics or any other related fields or equivalent related professional experience

  • 3 years of data science and/or analytics professional experience translating complex data findings into clear insights through languages such as SQL, R and Python

  • Proven ability in Big Data manipulation and visualization with tools such as Tableau

  • Develops and drives performance improvement from data-derived insights in a number of different business areas or contexts

  • Proven critical reasoning skills and commercial sense combined with storytelling abilities to easily communicate with other teams


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

United States - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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