Data Scientist III, Analytics

at Expedia Group
Published November 22, 2022
Location London, United Kingdom
Category Data Science  
Job Type Full-time  


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Advanced Analytics Manager, Expedia Group

Are you passionate about data and analytics? Do you want to be at the forefront of a truly customer-centric organisation?

We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist (internally known as Data Scientist III, Analytics) to join our Customer Analytics Team. As a core member of our team, you will be working with data and applying advanced data science techniques in a fun and stimulating environment. There are a variety of exciting projects that you will work on to drive business strategy. Your insights will be used to enhance our customer value proposition, improve customer acquisition and engagement, drive customer lifetime value, deliver an amazing customer experience and better understand the customer behaviour across multiple brands own by Expedia Group. This is an exciting opportunity for a team-player who wants to be a central part of a truly customer focused team.

The successful individual will be able to work with minimal instruction and oversight, enjoy working on multiple tasks and projects at the same time and own projects end to end. Critical to your success in this role is a love of data (we love data!) - developing insightful analysis that you communicate in a clear and compelling way.

What You'll Do

  • Apply advanced analytical techniques, statistical knowledge, machine learning, and big data handling skills to support our commercial stakeholders’ decision-making
  • Use your creativity and commercial acumen to translate business problems into structured analytical questions, and choose the most appropriate methodologies to answer these questions
  • Own the relationships with our Marketing stakeholders, and work autonomously to prioritise and execute on the most impactful analytics projects
  • Influence partners and senior leaders through communicating across various levels of the organization using clear and compelling storytelling and presentations
  • Prioritise multiple tasks and workstreams simultaneously and own projects end to end

Who You Are

  • Bachelor's, Master’s, PhD; Mathematics, Science, Statistics, Economics degree; or Equivalent related professional experience is applicable
  • 5+ years experience in a similar analytical role
  • Strong SQL skills; demonstrated experience of using R/PySpark to structure, transform and visualize big data, and a willingness to learn new frameworks and languages required for the task
  • Display a true passion for data and analytics as well as possessing a strong commercial awareness.
  • A high performing individual contributor who consistently applies – and often enhances – the analytical capabilities, principles and playbooks to solve complex business issues and opportunities
  • Develops and drives significant and sustained change and performance improvement from data driven insights in a number of different areas or contexts
  • Experience partnering with senior management and collaborating with other teams (eg. Product, Engineering, Strategy etc) to deliver projects
  • Experience of developing, and delivering, presentations that help people understand the insight from sophisticated analytics
  • Ability to perform in a high-pressure, dynamic environment and be comfortable with a high level of ambiguity.

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.

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®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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