Wednesday , November 29 2023

Expedia Internship Jobs – Data Scientist

Website Expedia

Job Description:

We need a highly capable Data Scientist who will use Machine Learning and Advanced Statistical Techniques to help forecast our complex and growing business. This role will be partnering with our finance team to develop advanced forecasting and anomaly detection models and deploy them in production. You will create and update models in a constantly changing environment of the corporate travel industry. Solve a broad range of high-impact, complex problems using some of the latest Data Science techniques. You posses excellent communication and relationship building skills from stakeholders up to executive level. This role represents an exciting opportunity to join Egencia, the fast-growing leader in the B2B travel space.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Construct time series and machine learning models to forecast critical business metrics such as transactions, gross bookings, marketing spend
  • Lead ad-hoc analysis to understand unanticipated metric movements or forecasting variance and communicate results to other data scientists, finance analysts and senior leadership
  • Design and build machine learning models to prioritize and classify anomaly detection alerts in order to guide trading teams and product investigations
  • Build testing frameworks to constantly improve model iterations and compare the performance of models and communicate results with stakeholders
  • You will collaborate closely with Finance, Product, BI and Technology teams to scope problems, deliver and implement solutions and dashboards
  • Stay up to date with current Data Science techniques and identify new opportunities to leverage them for forecasting initiatives and Anomaly detection

Job Requirements:

  • Good SQL/data manipulation skills required including cleaning and managing data
  • Solid programming practices, ability to write readable, fast code
  • Extraordinary analytical skills – likely to have been honed through relevant work experience in an analytical role

Qualification & Experience:

  • MSc or PhD degree in any of the following fields: machine learning or computer science, statistics, mathematics with strong machine learning component;
  • Experience in the use of Neural Networks, XGBoost, GAM models for business metrics forecasting
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one of these programming languages: Python, Scala
  • Experience with statistics/machine learning packages such as Spark MLlib, Python (scikit-learn, pandas, numpy, scipy, Matplotlib), Keras, TensorFlow, PyTorch etc.
  • Hands on experience in machine learning, building datasets, selecting and engineering features, building and optimizing algorithms;
  • 4+ years industry experience in time series modeling or machine learning, with significant personal experience as a data scientist

Job Details:

Company: Expedia

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Seattlen, Washington, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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