Posted on March 30, 2016 · Posted in DIGITAL

Our client is a leading online marketplace that connects families, friends and groups of all sizes with people who have holiday homes to rent. With over a million listings across 190 countries, they have a property for any need. They are recruiting Data Scientists to join their team.

As a key member of our Data Science team, you will analyse our customer data, looking for patterns and developing statistical models that both support our marketing efforts and improve our digital experience.

The ideal candidate will have a statistics background with training & demonstrated knowledge in direct response marketing analytics, and familiarity in the principles of RFM, in order to provide the analysis, metrics & reporting that will drive our customer acquisition & retention marketing tactics. You will also engage in quantitative analysis using computer intensive data mining techniques (decision trees, neural networks, clustering etc) to deliver actionable insights that provide a better experience to our users. Database experience is required as you will extract data from various sources and, with general guidance, design & construct complex mathematical models.


  • Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics, Statistics or other quantitative discipline such as Operations Research or Economics
  • Proficiency in R, Python, SAS or SPSS, MS Excel, SQL and other database/analytics tools with the ability to manipulate, extract, analyse and report data from large data warehouses
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics & BigQuery, Hadoop, Tableau & web analytics a plus
  • Ability and experience dealing with very granular data – preferably from a Hadoop data storage platform
  • Exceptional analytical skills with a strong background in predictive modelling, data-mining or quantitative analysis
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the principles of linear and logistic regression, decision trees and machine learning techniques
  • Working knowledge of the principles, theories & concepts of database marketing
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Comfortable with uncertainty. Projects & assignments can change rapidly so the ability to prioritize is a must
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in predictive analysis preferred

Apply now for this great opportunity.

Minimum required language knowledge (speaking+writing):

  • English

Job Location:                  London
Job Reference:               123878
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