Senior Analyst, Hotels Data Analytics

Priceline.Com Norwalk , CT 06850

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

The Senior Analyst, Hotel Data Analytics reports to the Director, Hotels Availability & Analytics and will be responsible for a combination of data analysis, project management, reporting design & development, and operational process management responsibilities. They will personally develop data solutions to business problems, and must be comfortable working in a data-intensive environment.

This position plays a lead role in partnering with IT to develop system solutions to support the Hotel team and requires both business insight and technical know-how in a variety of areas including Reporting Tools, data analysis methods, and strong SQL/database skills. They will be required to work with various teams across functional areas to ensure efficient and effective analysis and reporting is being utilized to make business decisions. This includes requirements gathering, investigating data and solution alternatives, working with other team members to design solutions, detailing source to target mappings or developing prototype code, quality assurance testing and working with customers and team resources to implement final work.

The position also requires performing in depth ad-hoc data analysis. This role serves as the lead subject matter expert for data analysis and reporting for the Hotel team. The candidate understands and anticipates business priorities and the required reporting and information/data needs. They will design and deliver high quality, professional business reporting across the organization from frontline to executive leadership. They will organize, integrate, and analyze large amounts of data and think strategically to draw out big picture conclusions, correlations, and recommendations from data. They will also identify and analyze data/trends, building correlations between operational metrics that drive both strategic and tactical opportunities. Additionally, they will perform transaction sampling/data mining analysis to identify root cause behind trends and understand drivers which impact the Hotel business KPIs.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Able to bridge business and technical domains with an interest/ability to learn new technologies and business models

  • Experience working with business customers understanding both stated and unstated requirements

  • Eliciting, organizing, and then translating and simplifying requirements

  • Requirements management and communication

  • Strong, hands on SQL development, preferably with Oracle/Hadoop, but other relational databases are OK

  • Experience designing or actively participating in the design of data solutions

  • Experience with Tableau

  • Experience working with Hadoop strongly preferred

  • Experience working with R/Python strongly preferred

  • Demonstrated expertise with data and processes (data management, programming, statistics)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including some technical writing skills

  • Understanding of systems and database concepts

  • Modeling techniques and methods

  • Ability to think critically, does what is being requested make sense, are there better ways to implement something, what is really being asked for, etc.

  • Strong need for completion, with an ability to work around/through impediments

  • Takes responsibility for results, "owning" assignments and projects

  • Committed to high quality results with capability to QA own work


  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics and at least 4 years of experience or Master's Degree and at least one year of experience
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