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Senior Data Scientist, Product Analytics



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Product, Data Science
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 14, 2023

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Senior Data Scientist, Product Analytics

Are you excited by the opportunity to pioneer the future of travel? Do you want to redefine the way people plan, search for, and book their travel?

At Expedia Group, we believe that travel brings the world together, and we are passionate about the endless possibilities. This role is a great opportunity to join our global Product Analytics and Experimentation team where we are user experience optimization obsessed!

The Performance Insights and Measurement Strategy team leads product performance related strategic analytics and customer experience advanced insight, ensuring that top level understanding of performance and the resulting decisions are being made are off the back of sound data and analytics principles. This results in simplification, efficiency improvement, consistency and clear accountability on product performance measurement.

As a senior data scientist in the team, you will work closely with our Brands and Product teams in leading our efforts to understand performance of our products. Examples include investigating weekly performance trends alongside automating our capabilities for understanding and detecting changes in core metrics and communicating metric performance to senior leadership.

What you'll do:

  • Carry out weekly analytics of core performance metrics with a focus on understanding the drivers of conversion

  • Identify opportunities to leverage advanced analytics methods to develop a deeper understanding of performance for example through increased segmentation of metrics

  • Understand the interaction of key metrics and their relationship with strategic and performance goals

  • Exploratory analysis to identify friction across the funnel impacting metrics, and quantify the business impact of this

  • Collaborate across the Centre of Excellence team to define how we embed new metrics into our experimentation culture

  • Define a strategy for anomaly detection alongside the data visualization and engineering teams

  • Work with the wider product analytics team at Expedia Group to get a deeper understanding of our performance

Who you are:

  • Excellent logical thinking

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a quantitative field such as mathematics, physics, engineering, operations research, data science or similar

  • 6 years of experience in industry or equivalent

  • Experience creating and analyzing drivers of performance metrics

  • Demonstrated ability to work through complex business problems and implement suitable solutions

  • Ability to use and interpret machine learning models such as propensity modelling and forecasting techniques

  • Creative and analytical in thinking with a love for data, to both disagree with and convince senior partners backed by data

  • Strong stakeholder management skills for senior leadership

  • Experience in web analytics using tools such as Adobe Analytics or Google Analytics

  • Experience with large datasets and proficient in SQL and another programming language (e.g. R, Python)

  • Excellent verbal, written and data visualization skills

  • Ability to prioritize among conflicting demands and be comfortable with ambiguity

  • Sharp focus on results and strong attention to detail


The total cash range for this position in Austin is $161,500.00 to $226,000.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $258,500.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership. View our full list of benefits.

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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