At Booking.com we’re working to seamlessly connect every aspect of travel, and the TBU team is one of the cornerstones of our connected trip vision. We’re dedicated to helping travelers uncover the best transport options available to them around the world. To do this we need to offer the broadest selection of bookable transport options, and smoothly match the right options to the right person at the right time. Our goal is to offer travelers the widest choice and the best customer experience no matter what transport option they choose.
Our Cars business is a thriving component of booking.com and one of the core pillars of the Connected Trip. We aim to provide the best quality car rental product to every customer, by providing competitive prices, relevant vehicles and a frictionless customer experience.
We are looking for either a Mid-level or Senior Machine Learning Scientist to join our Cars Vertical. As a successful candidate, you will working closely with the Search Product Teams. We will iteratively optimize our product to enable our users to find the best Cars at the most relevant location using a combination of ML techniques, engineering, online experimentation, and agile product development. You will work across the full ML lifecycle and bring your models to production and make sure they help our users, communicating findings and contributing knowledge to the insights and data community at Booking.
You'll be part of a wider team of Data Scientists, Machine Learning Scientists, and Data Analysts, who cover a wide spectrum of topics within the Trips area. Our recent work revolves around Ranking, Pricing and Recommendation Models. At the same time you will be embedded in a product development team, working side-by-side with Product and Engineering, to create the optimal experience for our customers.
As an MLS you are a subject-matter expert in the theory behind relevant areas of machine intelligence, such as recommendation systems, ranking, multi-arm bandits, uplift modeling, or classification/regression techniques, and in their implementation as end-to-end products that generate direct business impact. You define the strategy and vision for how to generate outsized impact through automated intelligence for a product by driving a research agenda and development plan from conceptualisation to prototyping to full production.
Booking.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We strive to move well beyond traditional equal opportunity and work to create an environment that allows everyone to thrive.
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A career at Booking.com is all about the journey, helping you explore new challenges in a place where you can be your best self. With plenty of exciting twists, turns and opportunities along the way. We’ve always been pioneers, on a mission to shape the future of travel through cutting edge technology, to make it easier for everyone to enjoy amazing experiences wherever they go. Under a desert sky, or in the heart of a bustling city. Discovering the perfect hideaway, or the perfect paella.
When you join us, you’ll be part of a community where taking a different path and trying something new is celebrated and supported. And where making a difference counts. We’re determined to make the world of travel more sustainable, more accessible, and more inclusive, to create a positive impact on a global scale. That’s why we’re always looking for people who search for better solutions, the ones eager to stray off the beaten path to find new ways of doing things.
Because at Booking.com it’s more than a job, it’s a journey we’re on together.