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Booking.com, the world's largest accommodation website, is seeking a full-time Data Scientist in our Personalization team within our Front End department. You will work in close collaboration with the developers, designers and business owners. Your main responsibility will be using data to improve our products and the experience of our customers, driven by measurable impact on the business.
It is important that you have a strong background in statistics, acute business sense and practical programming skills. We also expect someone experienced in a few of the following topics: Recommender Systems, Information Retrieval, Game Theory, Bayesian Networks, Combinatorial Optimization (OR) and/or Econometrics. You will generally be free to use the tools you see fit, but your colleagues will have a preference for Perl, R, MySQL and Hadoop. This role requires a highly motivated and result-focused individual with solid business understanding. A successful candidate in this role will have a wide skill set and be highly proficient in turning data discoveries into profitable products and measurable improvements for our customers, preferably in short development cycles.
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