We believe that we are better together, and at Tripadvisor we welcome you for who you are. Our workplace is for everyone, as is our people powered platform. At Tripadvisor, we want you to bring your unique perspective and experiences, so we can collectively revolutionize travel and together find the good out there.

TripAdvisor is seeking an experienced Data Scientist to work on our Viator brand, home to over 300K bookable experiences worldwide. This is a great opportunity to make your mark on a growing brand in the Tripadvisor family as we plan our course ahead and navigate the surge in travel with the continued recovery from Covid-19.

In this role, you will solve Viator's most complicated problems. Your work will have a direct impact on our traveler’s experience and on our business operations and will have high exposure to senior management.

You will be joining a high-impact team who:

  • Own the algorithms that power Viator's relationships with our customers

  • Balances time between long-term projects and real-time firefighting

  • Provides regular management-level reports synthesized from numerous sources and focused on measurable impacts

  • Collaborates with…

    • Machine learning to build robust models driving real-time decisions for our users

    • The product team to implement new features on the site

    • Analytics to investigate trends and identify opportunities

    • Performance marketing to ensure we are acquiring the right customers

What you will be doing

  • Focus on driving loyal Viator customers through relevant messaging, content, recommendations, and incentives

  • Build quick solutions to solve immediate business challenges with the opportunity to iterate when you demonstrate value

  • Be creative and efficient in building models (find the simplest logic that solves most of the problem)

  • Lead data science projects from concept to implementation: explore data, build and productize models & coordinate model deployment and integration into the business

  • Work with other teams to review project specifications and drive project work

  • Work with other teams to develop new, or enhance existing, products and opportunities

What You Already Have

  • An interest in leveraging data to make a measurable impact on business performance

  • 2+ years’ in an analytical role

  • Bachelor's degree in quantitative field; Master's degree a plus

  • Expert in SQL; Python a plus

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with audiences of various backgrounds, levels and function

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