YOUR FUTURE TEAM

Department size: >10 Report to Dominik, VP Product


Bring in your expertise to define the product search and ranking strategy and mentor product teams to build algorithms and statistical models that constitute the core of HomeToGo’s user experience and business model. This includes search ranking, recommender systems, and distributed machine learning systems. 

Your work will help over 10 million+ monthly users from 20 different markets find the best possible accommodation for their individual travel needs. You will work with a very agile tech team, making releases multiple times per day whilst also maintaining 99.99% availability and high product quality.

PERKS OF YOUR FUTURE EMPLOYER

Career of growth opportunities and promotions, 360 feedback, performance evaluation system, and mentoring from an international and distinguished team.
Culture of empowerment, trust, recognition, autonomy and quarterly transparency about
company goals. A focus on work-life balance, combined with consistent collaboration and support from a team of 30+ nationalities.
Compensation of attractive salary, visa sponsorship, language courses, employee-led workshops, company and team events, adjustable standing desks, unique and modern office, great IT equipment, additional holidays, public transport discounts, weekly yoga classes.

Check out what your future colleagues have said about us on Glassdoor and Kununu

WHERE YOUR ACTION IS NEEDED

  • Lead the product strategy in the areas of search, ranking and personalization.
  • Partner with product peers, data science and engineering teams to design and implement marketplace experiments that validate new models and help bring up the “jewels” from the vastest pool of vacation rental inventory in the world.
  • Hire, mentor, and develop a highly-skilled product team focused on search, recommender-systems, and distributed machine learning infrastructure.
  • Devise and execute our machine-learning-driven product strategy and communicate and align with the main stakeholders within the organization.
  • Identify and track key success metrics for all of your products

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Hands-on product management experience, with a proven ability to identify user pain points and drive innovative solutions.
  • A demonstrable track record in data science, machine learning, or data products.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills in order to align multiple stakeholders on machine learning business opportunities.
  • Experience building search, ranking, and recommender systems.
  • Experience coaching and leading product managers and data scientists.

YOUR FUTURE EMPLOYER

HomeToGo: a company built around the idea of finding the ideal accommodation for every trip. In just five years since its founding, the company has expanded and now operates 23 local websites in Europe, America, and the Asia-Pacific region. It has become the world’s largest vacation rental search engine, with brands like CASAMUNDO & Tripping. With over 17 million vacation rental offers worldwide, from more than 80 travel websites like Airbnb, booking.com, HomeAway, TripAdvisor, and more, we make finding and booking a vacation rental easier than ever! 

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