Data Analyst – Independent Hotels

trivago is a globally recognized accommodation search platform and a data-lover’s dream come true. We’re focused on reshaping the way travelers search for and compare prices for their next trip.

With the travel industry changing like never before, we see this as an opportunity to improve our product offering, diversify our revenues and improve our partnerships with hoteliers.

We’re looking for talented and enthusiastic analysts to work on our huge data sets to draw effective conclusions that help our advertisers optimize their marketing campaigns on our platform and millions of users to find their ideal getaway.

The Independent Hotels team develops a campaign management platform for hoteliers that allows them to directly advertise on the trivago platform through an easy-to-use and effective interface. Drawing on all our knowledge and data, you can shape a hotel’s journey by developing recommendations and next best actions. 

If you enjoy working in an innovative environment that uses data-driven decision making to continuously improve, read on.

Get an inside look at data science at trivago:

 What you’ll do:

  • Familiarize yourself with all our data to analyze and generate insights used by management to make strategic decisions.
  • Proactively communicate and share your conclusions as well as explain complex topics tailored to the audience.
  • End-to-end responsibilities for KPIs, from definition, data processing to reporting and visualization.
  • Stay on top of regular monitoring of data to spot trends, find anomalies and analyze active A/B tests that will enable us to quickly react.
  • Proactively communicate and share your conclusions as well as explain complex topics tailored to the audience.

What you’ll definitely need:

  • A degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics or another quantitative discipline.
  • An exceptional understanding of data analysis and statistics and hands -on experience (min 2 years) working with both in either an academic or professional context.
  • Proficiency programming in either Python or R and relevant data manipulation packages in these languages (e.g. pandas, data. table, ggplot)
  • Experience working with SQL.
  • A strong belief that high quality analytics work can only be achieved by understanding the fundamentals, being meticulous, and paying attention to details.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), confidence in presenting ideas and findings to stakeholders, and ability to do so at the right level of detail.

What we’d love you to have:

  • Experience working with big data, in particular Spark, Hive or Impala.
  • Experience developing dashboards and producing data visualizations.
  • Experience developing code in teams with version control (git).

What you can expect from life at trivago:

Entrepreneurship: The freedom to take ownership of your work and drive initiatives independently. It’s the idea that counts, not the position. 
Growth: Support for your development, constant new opportunities, regular peer feedback, mentorship and training.
International workforce: Collaboration with international talents from 80+ nations bringing different perspectives, backgrounds and expertise together to ensure a truly global focus.
Flexibility: Self-determined working hours and the opportunity to split your time between home and our campus in Düsseldorf: At least 2 days on campus and 3 days at home per week. We also offer further flexibility for parents of young children and talents with severe disabilities or health conditions.
Relocation and integration: Support with relocation costs, work permit and visa questions, insurance and free language classes.
Equal opportunity: Commitment to creating an all-inclusive workplace, because we know representing the diversity of our users in our talent base enables us to create a more meaningful product. 

A note regarding COVID-19:

We understand that there is a lot of uncertainty around the future of the travel industry. If you want more insight into our current strategy and outlook, follow our LinkedIn company updates.

Our recruiting team will be on hand every step of the way, but if you have any questions or concerns before applying, feel free to reach out to us at joinus@trivago.com.

We look forward to your application!