Data Scientist III

Last updated 1 hours ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

The online travel market never stands still. At Expedia Group, we’re smack in the middle of it. We build the tools and technologies that help millions of travelers find the perfect hotels for their next trip, through Personalization, Customer Experience AI and Relevance algorithms. We offer the chance to work with the brightest minds in the industry in an upbeat, reciprocal and international work environment! We are passionate about innovation, creative problem-solving and collaboration.

We have 3 open roles at the same level, please find below a short description of the teams:

2 roles - “Harnessing data science and machine learning to acquire, enrich and understand all travel related content including images, reviews, user generated content and more for the benefit of our customers and partners.”

1 role - “We build the tools and technologies that help millions of travelers find the perfect hotels for their next trip, through Personalization, Recommendations, Customer Experience AI and Relevance algorithms “

What you will do:

  • Design, build,deploy anditerateongroundbreakingmachine learning models whichimpact the business from prototyping and all the way to production,modifying and adapting models and techniques to suit business needs.

  • Drive a closepartnership withPlatform, Product, Data and Technology teams to identify solutions for Data Science problems,maximiseimpactand contributing to the timely delivery of keyprojects;

  • Manage stakeholders with frequent communication, expectation management, meeting deadlines and minimizing surprises.

  • Communicates a compelling rationale and narrative topeers and partners.

  • Contributing to our data and ML infrastructure to help the whole team work more effectively

  • Looking for a role with diverse growth opportunities and having fun while at it.

  • Be enthusiastic in collaborating, developing relationships within the company, and finding new business applications of data science.

Who you are:

  • MSc or PhD degree in any of the following fields: machine learning or computer science, computer vision, mathematics with strong machine learningcomponent;

  • 3-5 years(for MSc)/2-4 years(for PhD) hands on experience in machine learning in production, building datasets, selecting and engineering features, building and optimizingalgorithms;

  • Experience in some of the following domains: Computer Vision, NLP, Deep Learning, Learn-to-Rank, Recommender Systems, Regression, Classification,Clustering;

  • Experience with machine learning packages such as TensorFlow,PyTorch,Keras, Python (scikit-learn, pandas,numpy,scipy, Matplotlib), Spark MLlib,etc.;

  • Real world experience with Internet scale data on Spark, Hadoop or similar platform highlypreferred;

  • Good data manipulation skills required including cleaning and managingdata;

  • Good programming practices, ability to write readable, fast code.;

  • Intellectual curiosity and desire to learn new things, techniques and technologies

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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, VRBO®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®,ebookers®,CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®,SilverRailTechnologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

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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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.