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Booking: Product Owner – Data Science


Use our data to create products and features improving our customers experience, with a strong focus on driving conversion and customer loyalty.



Booking.com Company: Booking.com
Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Web: www.booking.com


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Booking.com is looking for a E-Commerce Product Owner with substantial experience in a data science related discipline, preferably recommender engines or other personalization methods. We are looking for someone to extend our already highly impactful teams with industry experience and a different perspective.

As Data Science Product Owner (E-commerce) you will be responsible for creating products and features improving our customers' experience using our data, with a strong focus on driving conversion and customer loyalty. You will work with the data scientists, designers and developers in the Front-end Team to constantly find and test improvements with high commercial impact. We are looking for an experienced technical product leader with significant responsibility, offering a fantastic opportunity to improve the customer experience of the world's leading online hotel reservations website. Candidates must have a strong commercial focus, a solid background in statistics, data science and managerial experience with machine learning for a major website.

Key responsibilities:
  • Ownership, prioritization and briefing for projects of varying length and complexity
  • Research impactful uses of big data to create new features, and enhance the existing ones
  • Identify improvements opportunities in the main website, that could be tackled with solutions based on data.
  • Helping to define the (Mid/long term) navigational chart of Web-intelligence at Booking.com, to take it to the next level.
  • Create new business opportunities using Booking.com's data
  • Advocate and facilitate the use of data and data science methods across Booking.com

 
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working at a web-based company
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a product management role requiring setting priorities and defining new products
  • Strong statistical background and preferably a good knowledge of data mining techniques
  • Experience implementing Data-Science-related products (Recommender Systems, Learn-to-Rank, etc.) in high-traffic (100k+ visitors per day) websites.
  • Experience with A/B or Multivariate testing
  • Experience with the SCRUM methodology is a plus, but not required.

 
Work at Booking
There are many benefits in joining the Booking.com team. We offer a competitive salary, attractive bonus plan, 26 days of annual leave, commuting reimbursement, a pension scheme, travel perks through Booking.com, and training opportunities. In addition, we offer relocation packages and work sponsorship for worldwide candidates to join our growing IT team in Amsterdam!

You are you, We are Booking!

We are a global company headquartered in the beautiful city of Amsterdam. Our culture is built around good ideas and a collaborative environment. We all share the responsibility to make our company even better. We believe that every employee can add their own unique value to the company, just by being you. We invite you to make your own mark on the company. Together we can set off on an exciting journey.

Interested?
We offer a competitive salary plus bonuses, with opportunities for career progression within our fast growing company. This position is open to worldwide candidates and in the case of relocation we will assist you with a relocation package insuring a smooth transition to working and living in the Netherlands, where you'll be joining a team of people from all over the world who now call Amsterdam home.

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