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Data Scientist

Do you love developing cutting edge algorithms and machine learning models for data driven decisions at scale? If you like to be part of a scrum team which works on challenging and innovative data projects, then keep on reading.

About Travix

Travix is one of the leading global online travel agencies, operating with four brands: CheapTickets, Vliegwinkel, BudgetAir and Flugladen. In 2020 we took our next step becoming part of the Group family, one of the largest online travel companies in the world, consisting of, Ctrip, Skyscanner, Make my Trip and Qunar. Travix currently operates in over 40 countries expanding in 5 continents, so a global mindset comes natural to us. Our purpose is ‘the next journey at your fingertips’ which goes for both our customers and employees. We bring together passionate people, global partners, and an innovative platform to deliver the best end-to-end booking experience for our customers.

Make your career at Travix

At Travix, everyone is welcome. Our global team has over 40 different nationalities and we embrace everyone’s authenticity. We have proven to grow people internally, we are proud of our passionate company culture and we love to dream big. Ever since our company was founded, our aim has been to create a work environment where people can thrive, be creative and ultimately build their own legacy within the company. More now than ever we are at a pivotal moment in our company’s existence: where we are preparing for when the world is ready to travel again. With cutting-edge technology, strong partnerships, a  strategic vision and the resources and stability of the Group, we provide an international playground where our employees can truly impact the future of traveling. 

To accelerate this momentum, we're looking to grow our team. If you share the same values as we do, you are just as passionate and ready to build your own legacy, then there is plenty of room here at Travix. 

Job purpose

As a Data Scientist, you will work as part of a scrum team to build products and services on Travix's technology platform. You will be responsible for development of models and analysis to provide the business with actionable insights. You’re familiar with best practices and approaches for exploratory analytics, model development and deployment. You are a pragmatic problem solver and you enjoy working in an environment that will encourage creative thinking and an environment of innovation.

Key responsibilities

  • Work in a scrum team together with stakeholders to improve business processes
  • Develop, train, deploy and maintain algorithms and ML models at scale to deliver actionable insights
  • Operate and maintain models in a production environment
  • Performing (exploratory/ad-hoc) data analysis to provide actionable insights to the business
  • Improve our data science stack and tools used for developing, training, deploying and monitoring models

What you bring to the table

  • 3+ years of experience in a professional data science position.
  • Master in Mathematics, Econometric, Business analytics or a comparable study.
  • Programming skills in Python: An excellent command of the basic libraries for data science (e.g. Pandas, NumPy, Scikit-Learn, Seaborn) and Jupyter Notebooks.
  • A high level of mathematical competence and proficiency in statistics. 
  • A solid grasp of the standard data science techniques, for example, supervised/unsupervised machine learning, model cross validation, Bayesian inference, time-series analysis, simple NLP, effective SQL database querying.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent English 
  • Business savvy
  • Experience with Google cloud platform, Kubernetes, Git is a pro

What you can expect from us

  • Competitive salary and other amazing benefits, such as covered travel costs, discounted ongoing cancellation / travel insurances and a bike plan.
  • 30,5 days of paid leave, so plenty of time to enjoy your global travel adventures!
  • Many internal development courses to keep on learning and growing.
  • An environment where you can keep a healthy work-life balance: even when we can go back to the office to collaborate as teams, you will still continue having a balance between working from home and from the office.
  • Flat hierarchy where your voice can be heard, welcomed and appreciated at all levels in the organization. 
  • A diverse, inclusive and multicultural working environment 
  • Top floor office in Amsterdam (close to Central Station) with an amazing view!
  • Free fruit, company bar (free beer!), team drinks and company events.

Ready to start your own Travix journey?

Think you have what it takes?  Then, we would love to hear from you. 

Please note that we continue to hire with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19.

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