Product Data Analyst (Senior)

Job description

Do you want to join us on a journey to disrupt the trillion dollar travel industry? We are looking for the best and brightest who share our passion for data driven user experience.

FindHotel believes that travel is the one thing that really opens minds to new ideas, cultures, and ways of thinking. Our mission is to get every traveller in the world the best accommodation deal. From adventure travel and backpacking to honeymoons and family vacations, we deeply care so that every traveller can make the best-informed accommodation choice at the absolute best conditions for every trip.

To further this goal we are looking for a product analyst to push our product to new levels. As a Product Analyst you will shape the direction & growth of our hotel marketplace and become the focal point for all data - related matters in the tribe, working closely closely with Product owners, Engineers and Data scientists.

You will work across our Offers engine product, which is responsible for enabling every user search with the best available accommodation offers. At any moment, there are billions of offers available in our ecosystem, the main challenge being finding the most relevant, quality and competitive offers, in an efficient way, and allowing the user to make a fair comparison among them.
In your daily work you will face and try to solve complex product and engineering problems such as defining and finding the best offer for every user, building our pricing strategy, ensuring price accuracy and optimising profitability.

We're looking for a data expert who understands scalable and data driven products and who has the technical & analytical skills to make sense of the mountain of data we have. This person will join the already existing analytics team and would be expected to become a key player in making both the product and the team fully data driven.

This is a great challenge for the product analyst who wants to join us in our quest to build the next generation of accommodation engine!

What you will be doing

  • Become a key factor in making the team fully data - driven by utilising the data for measurement, ideation decision making and prioritisation
  • Work closely with Engineers and POs on defining KPIs & success criterias and measuring impact of existing and new products and features
  • Support AB testing with design, analysis, statistical decision making & ideation
  • Perform in-depth analysis on complex big data models for finding new opportunities for improvement & growth and generate actionable insights
  • Build automated and scalable solutions for exposing insights to internal and external consumers using BI tools.
  • Work with data scientists & engineers to build and optimise data driven features through data discovery and statistical modelling
  • Monitor ongoing performance and perform ad hoc analysis for investigating issues in production
  • Communicate proactively and educate the rest of the company with your insights & best practices

What a day in the office might look like:

You start the day by checking up on the product dashboards & AB tests to see if anything requires attention. If required, you join the team’s stand up to communicate any urgent matters. Then, you spend time looking at communication about key projects or data - based features that the squad or team is responsible for like pricing, hotel partners performance, offers ranking etc. Based on this you reprioritise your task list and finalise the communication with the stakeholder. In the meantime, you plan & start your work on the main project (for example: price accuracy) which is your responsibility at the time & own it E2E including data modelling & dashboard/ model building, delivery & time planning, risk identification & mitigation & generating real impact for business. And in the midst of all of this, be available 20% of your time to answer questions for stakeholders, weekly meetings, brainstorm on a possible business problem or fix any data or KPIs issues that was identified.

The team: Product owner, Backend engineers and data scientists. Depending on the main task that you are working on, you might keep working between different squads with the same structure


Requirements

Required qualifications & experience:

  • 2-6 years of hands-on experience using data to drive product and business decisions
  • Highly analytical, data-driven with the ability to assemble, analyse and interpret data to influence decisions and communicate findings
  • Experience in modelling data and creating basic data pipelines. Basic knowledge of Python/R
  • Expert at using SQL & developing in BI tools like Looker, Tableau
  • BSc/ MSc or equivalent with related experience in statistics, data analysis, data mining


Preferred qualifications & experience:

Especially for the more experienced candidates, we'd also expect to see in-depth experience in one or more of the optional areas below (in order of priority):

  • Experience in internet/mobile companies
  • Conversion rate, pricing or request utilisation optimisation
  • Statistical modelling in Python

Why join now?

  • We recently rebuilt our website and its infrastructure to be faster, extensible, and scalable; built a local team of experienced product developers and are looking to grow traffic from 7.5M monthly visitors to 20M+ within the coming year.
  • Completing our mission means building an efficient tool users love. Doing that in a market as large and as competitive as online accommodation is a rare opportunity to make an impact in the online world.
  • We are a profitable company that aims to grow from 60 to 100 team members in the coming year.
  • We have a strong user-acquisition engine and a lot of room to grow. It's an exciting journey in a company that's driven by data.

Do you want to know if FindHotel is the right place for you? Find out by reading our CEO's blog post


What we offer:

  • Lots of chances to learn and grow – you’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest minds in the city, be part of a culture which values sharing knowledge every day and have a budget to attend conferences and develop yourself.
  • A profitable company with fast growth and a great scale opportunity.
  • A competitive compensation package + perks and benefits. (including Stock Appreciation Rights)
  • Flexible time off (take as many holidays as you need) and freedom to work remotely - we measure results, not time spent in the office.
  • You will be part of a highly international team in a fun work environment.
  • We value good food, and offer catered lunches from various cuisines.



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