Are you ready to see your code making money in the real world? If you’re looking to join a team that thrives on your mastery of Python and deep understanding of data, the Hotels.com Meta Search team is the place for you. We are looking for candidates who want to break the mould of the traditional data engineering role and use their data and coding super powers to fuel some of the most exciting marketing channels at Hotels.com. Join us!
Every day we need to know what to pay for traffic on each of our hundreds of thousands of properties across 50+ points of sale. To make those decisions at scale we have data scientists who build statistical models to predict the value we can expect under various scenarios. Which is where you come in. Your job is help to take those predictions, combine them with other information we might have about the auction (for example our partners often provide bid recommendations), and translate those predictions into actual bids.
What makes this role different? This isn’t about taking a pre-packaged tightly written story with a set of acceptance criteria and delivering it to spec. This role is about co-creating solutions – how should we think about this problem? What does the implementation look like? How will we know when it is correct? Know that once your solution is delivered it will be pushed out into the market and start making real trading decisions and spending money. The anticipation of results never loses the power to thrill…
You will report to Hotels.com's Senior Manager of Bidding Operations & Intelligence, working closely with the Director of Data Science and team.
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 hunger 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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.
Hotels.com is the most rewarding way to book a place to stay. We really love travel and we know you do too. That’s why we make it really easy to book with us. With hundreds of thousands of places to stay around the world and 90 local websites in 41 languages, Hotels.com has it all. So, whether you’re looking for value in Vegas, treehouses in Thailand or villas with views, it’s all just a click away. And with our “Reward-winning” loyalty program you earn free* nights while you sleep…what could be better? Booking just got smarter too. With over 25 million real guest reviews and an app so easy to use that it’s been downloaded 70 million times, you can be sure to find the perfect place for you.
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