Data Scientist

Job description

Hi!


We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our growing engineering team in Ghent.

We are currently processing hundreds of millions of rows of hotel pricing & ranking data on a daily basis and we use a state of the art infrastructure based on the same technologies that power Google Search and Google Maps.


Are you passionate about scalable micro-services, high-performant APIs, and handling large data streams on the fly - all to deliver one of the best BI solutions in the hospitality industry? Great, then read on!

Our company

From the very start of 2012, OTA Insight’s vision is to provide user friendly revenue management tools, as well as becoming the global leader in data intelligence for the hospitality industry.

Our founders launched OTA Insight with a mission to help the hospitality industry visualise and leverage its data. Years of constant development and collaboration with hotel partners has resulted in a simple-to-use, live business intelligence platform.

Since then, OTA Insight has won many industry awards and grown to become the preferred revenue management solution for over 30,000 independent, local and global chain properties in 140 countries, supported by 100+ stellar employees.



Responsibilities: 


  • Working with large, complex data sets. Solve difficult, non-routine analysis problems, applying advanced analytical methods as needed.
  • Research and develop analysis, forecasting, and optimization methods to improve the quality of OTA Insight's user facing products; example application areas include ads quality, search quality, end-user behavioral modeling, and live experiments.
  • Build and prototype analysis pipelines iteratively to provide insights at scale. Develop comprehensive understanding of OTA Insight’s data structures and metrics, advocating for changes where needed for both products development and sales activity.
  • Interact cross-functionally with a wide variety of people and teams. Work closely with engineers to identify opportunities for, design, and assess improvements to OTA Insights products.


Requirements

  • You have a master or PhD degree in engineering or statistics.
  • You have 2+ years of experience in a similar position. 
  • You are passionate about data science and you can demonstrate a hands on experience and with data analysis tools in Python/R and knowledge of data visualisation tools like Jupyter/Pandas/Tableau. 
  • You get energy of working in a high complex and challenging environment with a high tech product.
  • You have excellent communication skills since your stakeholders will be technical experts, as well as business stakeholders.

Joining our team will give you endless opportunities to use your passion, ingenuity, experience, and pragmatism to help OTA Insight become top of mind with every hotel and revenue manager. OTA Insight’s innovative, intuitive hotel and property revenue management technology affect tens of thousands of customers including the world’s largest hotel chains.