Applications for this job have closed. Try searching for similar jobs.

Senior Manager, Data Science

Expedia Group

Location: Austin, Texas

Job Type: Full time


If you need assistance during the recruiting process due to a disability, please reach out to our Recruiting Accommodations Team through the Accommodation Request form. This form is used only by individuals with disabilities who require assistance or adjustments in applying and interviewing for a job. This form is not for inquiring about a position or the status of an application.

Senior Manager, Data Science:

Are you a passionate problem solver motivated in applying statistics, advanced analytics & testing methodologies to achieve ecommerce optimization? We are seeking an experienced analytics’ professional to bring their knowledge to a senior management position within our Global Product Analytics Team!

Partnering with our vacation rentals lodging product managers, this role will be supporting key business decisions throughout the product development lifecycle to improve the user experience, which will underpin bottom-line growth on brands such as Vrbo and Expedia. Key responsibilities will include leading a global team of skilled analysts, uncovering customer friction points, hypothesis generation and prioritization, experimentation design, valid and impartial test analysis, and recommendations.

What you’ll do:

  • Team management: recruitment, performance management, mentoring and motivating to achieve a common goal. Promote and maintain diversity and an equal opportunity inclusive work environment.
  • Providing embedded product analytics services to vacation rental lodging product development teams.
  • Own experience optimization & experimentation performance evaluation. Hold teams accountable for results by guiding targets and influencing product roadmaps and processes.
  • Drive an analytics strategy to enhance decision making from ideation & prioritization through to delivery.
  • Lead prioritized group-wide strategic projects.
  • Partner and prioritise resources to support overall business objectives, through full transparency of resource allocation commitments and backlog prioritization.
  • Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining and storytelling with a religious focus on meaningful analytics.
  • Actively engage with multiple departments across the organization, including Product, User Experience, Engineering, Data Science and Partner Services to solve problems and identify trends and opportunities.

Who you are:

  • 2+ years of managerial experience of distributed teams.
  • 3-5 years of work experience doing quantitative analysis to solve business problems.
  • A strong analytical attitude and skills, including the ability to break down complex scenarios into constituent parameters.
  • Experience with large data sets, proficient in SQL or other programming languages (R, Python).
  • Understanding of statistics and hypothesis testing (ex. Confidence Interval, Regressions, Time Series, Clustering, Factor Analysis).
  • Experience in Adobe Analytics or Google Analytics is a plus.
  • A sharp focus on delivering results and insights, using the most practical and fastest approach.
  • Curiosity and enthusiasm for making an impact, along with strong attention to detail.

What we can offer you:

  • Challenging customer problems, a business that loves to test & learn, and billions of data points!
  • Operating within a community of analysts, sharing findings and methodologies.
  • Personal growth (conference attendance, skillset expansion, job rotation, etc.)
  • An environment that encourages innovation, collaboration and thought leadership
  • An interesting industry that impacts millions of travelers across the world
  • Exposure to product management, regularly presenting to the Vice President of Product and their leadership team


About Expedia Group

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.

© 2021 Expedia, Inc. All rights reserved. Trademarks and logos are the property of their respective owners. CST: 2029030-50

Employment opportunities and job offers at Expedia Group will always come from Expedia Group’s Talent Acquisition and hiring teams. Never provide sensitive, personal information to someone unless you’re confident who the recipient is. Expedia Group does not extend job offers via email or any other messaging tools to individuals to whom we have not made prior contact. Our email domain is The official website to find and apply for job openings at Expedia Group is

Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. 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. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.