From smartphone capabilities like Digital Key to connected rooms that allow for integrated entertainment, temperature, and lighting controls, Hilton’s Global Technology team is responsible for creating the hospitality experience of the future – for our guests, owners, and Team Members. Through innovative technology development and deployment, this team ensures Hilton has the technology needed to support our continued global growth while remaining at the forefront of hospitality technology innovation.
What will I be doing:
The Data Science Team serves as internal advanced analytics consultants to key functions across Hilton’s business, bringing predictive and prescriptive analytics through Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). The team consists of data scientists and data science engineers who collaborate closely with other Enterprise Architecture, Data, Analytics, and Pricing and Revenue Management teams.
You will be an ambassador bringing values of big data to fruition and serving as the main resource for building sophisticated analytics models for Hilton’s groundbreaking pricing and revenue management initiatives.
More specifically, you will:
Collaborate with business and technical teams to collect, analyze enhance and understand business requirements, translating activities and business goals into researching, selecting, and building data science models and algorithms.
Design, improve, document, develop, code, and test sophisticated analytical prototype models in a big-data environment.
Partner with other functional teams to access data elements, understanding the data being analyzed and identifying improvement opportunities for the data ingestion process.
What are we looking for:
We seek problem-solvers who are passionate about data science and strive for opportunities to improve data science algorithms and models. We believe the success in this role will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills:
Self-starter, well organized, accountable and a confident teammate willing to take ownership of responsibilities with a high level of positive energy and drive
Ambitious, forward-thinking individuals who have a real passion for delivering a highly positive customer experience
A dedicated work demeanor that exhibits flexibility, drive, and dependability
A high level of accountability and commitment to solving problems through critical thinking
Experience managing large datasets, diving into data to discover patterns, using data visualization tools, and create robust models
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To fulfill this role successfully, you should demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:
Five (5) years of professional or educational research experience in Technology or a related field
Four (4) years of research experience within fields such as optimization methods, Machine Learning algorithms, and statistical analysis for large datasets
Two (2) years of specialized experience with Gurobi, Cplex, or similar optimization solvers
Two (2) years of experience with building and implementing advanced analytical models in data science
Advanced programming skills in SQL and Python, and proficient with common data science Python packages (including NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, etc.)
It would be useful in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
Ph.D. Degree in Data Science, Operations Research, Optimization, Industrial Engineering or other data-intensive fields
Two (2)+ years of industrial experience with production environment on high-performing teams
Seven (7)+ years of professional or educational research experience in Technology or a related field
Experience with research and development in pricing and revenue management of the hospitality industry
Proficient with tools for probabilistic methods such as Stan or TensorFlow Probability
Publications or presentations in top research journals or conferences
Deep understanding of the big-data platforms, cloud service providers related ecosystems such as Apache Spark, Amazon Sagemaker, or similar frameworks