Enjoy working with analysts, marketers, and a development team to build advanced data solutions which drive significant incremental profit? Have that ability to deeply understand and translate business needs? A passion for the detail in the data? If so, this role will be right up your street.
Hotels.com runs some of the most data hungry Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Metasearch Partner Marketing campaigns in the world. In order to sustain our rapid growth, we are investing into our data foundations, infrastructure, and the automation of revenue-driving marketing activities. We are seeking a Technical Product Manager to join us in that journey.
As a Data Technical Product Manager for Acquisition Marketing, you will align to one or more Marketing Directors and one or more squads of engineers. You will facilitate research with marketers to identify their needs, translate them into a product strategy & executable roadmap. In all of this, you will be the pivotal link in helping Hotels.com acquisition marketing and data engineering teams work together.
Own solutions that facilitate marketing directors and advanced data analysis through:
Define data product strategy for your assigned Marketing Director(s), and to work alongside Tech to produce the correct solution in the quickest time
Managing and owning the product KPIs and working amidst various teams to deliver them (Data Quality, Availability, Platform Uptime etc.)
Working with Tech to own and deliver the following:
Setting up and testing the databases required to deliver the product solution as agreed with the relevant directors
Developing and automating datasets to be used for dashboards, and automating BI reports
Ensure database design is as appropriate for the business requirements generated
Create documentation / data dictionaries that will assist the business and analysts in querying databases more efficiently
Taking Data Quality to heart – Providing interim support to keep existing datasets running Steering bug investigations, root cause analysis, and leading the follow ups
Writing clear, accurate functional requirements both for your technical delivery team, but also for your upstream data stakeholders
User documentation, super user training and support
Maintain fluid communication about delivery - roadblocks, trade-offs, timelines and future strategies with your aligned marketing teams
Candidate Key Skills
Experience in Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Big Data technologies
Proven ability in designing dimensional models
Experience with multiple development lifecycle methodologies a plus, particularly Agile / Scrum
Advanced SQL skills
Technical and practical experience in environments with the following technologies:
Applied knowledge of online marketing, log data or clickstream data from Search Engine, Display Ad, Price Comparison Engine (Google, Bing, Atlas, Doubleclick, others/etc.) highly preferable, or willingness and ability to learn
Bachelor’s Degree (fields of Statistics, Mathematics, Economics and Business, or Computer Science are preferred)
Detail driven - a drive to get into the detail to explore and understand detailed data sets
Problem solver - Strong problem solving skills and ability to logically analyse complex requirements, processes, systems
Self-starter - able to manage your own workload on a daily basis, and own and manage projects from start to completion
Good communicator - able to work with marketers to understand their requirements, analysts to understand theirs, and then translate and own these needs for development and regular communication with the development team
Team player - able to work with others to get the job done
Organisation - Comfortable dealing with uncertainty by creating structure and prioritising effectively. Ability to manage complexity and several projects simultaneously
What we offer
A friendly, smart team who are keen to share their knowledge and learn new things
A chance to work with likeminded people who are passionate about travel
Opportunities to learn and grow in your career
Great discounts, benefits and work/life balance.
About the Expedia Group
Our mission is to revolutionize travel through the power of technology.
Collectively, the Expedia brands cover virtually every aspect of researching, planning, and booking travel, from choosing the best airplane seat, to reading personal travel reviews of hotels, to planning what to do in a destination once you arrive. The Expedia portfolio includes brands such as Expedia, Hotels.com, Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN), Egencia, Hotwire, eLong, trivago, Venere, Travelocity and Auto Escape Group, to name a few.
Expedia delivers consumer travel demand from nearly every continent to a wide range of hotels, hundreds of airlines, tour operators, car rental companies and destination services supply partners. Please visit http://www.expediainc.com/expedia-brands to learn more about our travel brands.
At the Expedia Group we believe in personality and passion. We know how to have fun. We love solving problems and creating ideas. We’re a team of talented and diverse people from all over the world. We believe in a work-well, live-well approach and offer benefits to meet your professional, personal, and family needs.
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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.