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Booking.com
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Graduate Traineeship Analytics


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Job ID:

289

Location:

Amsterdam, 20, Netherlands 

Category:

Big Data Analytics, Big Data Research
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Job Views:

7188

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

07.24.2014
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Occupations:

Business-Strategic Management: Business Analysis-Research

Job Description:

Make your mark at Booking.com with our Graduate Traineeship Analytics

As a Trainee Analytics at one of the world's biggest e-commerce websites you'll have unparalleled freedom to make a big impact on our business. Your ideas and analyses will find their way into the hands of millions of our users, and you'll learn quickly about user behavior at scale. We love working with passionate, enthusiastic, self-motivated, pro-active people who are eager to learn, and to share their knowledge and experience with colleagues.We recognize the strategic value in recruiting new top talent at the graduate level and provide excellent opportunities for growth and development through our Trainee Program. This Trainee Program really allows you to make your mark within the organization. We will encourage you to take full ownership of your projects and to make decisions every day. We value people over process, working with highly skilled people and giving you the freedom to do your job in the best possible way. You will get insight and experience in a worldwide fast-growing internet company and a unique opportunity to learn about our business from some of the industry’s best people.

What will you do and learn as a Trainee Analytics?

  • Work in close collaboration with developers, business analysts, product owners and various business stakeholders to identify current and future business needs.
  • You will be responsible for using available data, conducting data analysis to support business decisions for future development and improvement of Booking.com in various departments.
  • Learn that our priorities are driven by the needs of the business, individual research and data mining.
 

How will you be doing this?

  • You will rotate in different projects over the course of this program to get maximum exposure to all parts of our business to assist in your development. During the program, you will develop an in-depth understanding and knowledge of IT at Booking.com, working on live projects and getting on and off-the job training. 
  • You will complete an intensive 12-month program based in our global headquarters in Amsterdam, supported by a network of colleagues, managers, mentor and our HR team.
  • You will learn how the different parts of our business interact. 
  • You will work in a small startup-like group which takes full ownership of its part of our platform, and you start contributing to our success from day one.
  • You will translate data requests in a PERL script or MySQL query.
  • You will collect and manage large data sets.
  • You will work on and improve performance metrics;
  • You will gather business requirements and translate them to system requirements;
  • You will have freedom over the tooling you use, but your colleagues will have a preference for Perl, Excel, R and Hadoop.

Job Requirements:

Desired Skills and Experience

  • You are enthusiastic to work in a large e-commerce environment. 
  • You have a passion for analytics and statistics.
  • You have a commercial attitude and interest in consumer behavior.
  • You are a self-starter capable of working on own initiative.
  • You are flexible, proactive, hands-on mentality.
  • Willingness to learn Perl language, MySQL and relational databases.
  • Excellent English communication skills (written and verbal). 
  • BSc, MSc or PhD in Math, Statistics, Computer Science or comparable.

Our company culture

As an E-commerce company we have one clear goal: helping our customers. And we do this in a data-driven way. With over half a million room- nights reserved on Booking.com daily, our data scientists and business analysts are driven by challenges of scalability and rapid, customer-focused development. Our development strategy is agile and based on Scrum. We do several rollouts every day. We are data-driven and do extensive A/B testing. Everything we do is aimed at solving problems for our customers. If it doesn't help our customers, we're not interested in doing it. At Booking.com the analytical work is done in-house. IT members work directly with the business to ensure they are working on what is needed at that time and can respond quickly to changes in the environment. Be the director of your own domain, learn to embrace "release early, release often". Experience working with smart and dedicated people while you have the freedom to release your work back to the community.

We offer

  • A graduate trainee position in the world’s leading online hotel and accommodation reservation company.
  • Top market salary.
  • Relocation bonus.
  • 26 vacation days.
  • Up to 9 public holidays.
  • Professional assistance during the relocation process, including support in administration, visa, flight tickets and paperwork.
  • Possibility to join national and international events, conferences and tech communities.
  • Fresh fruit every day.
  • Epic drinks during our monthly Freaky Fridays at three local pubs. 
  • An on-site restaurant where you can also grab breakfast, juice or hot beverages while you’re enjoying the amazing view of Amsterdam

Working in Amsterdam

You will be kick-starting your career in the center of one of Europe’s most vibrant and beautiful capital cities: Amsterdam. You will join a young, diverse, global organization filled with passionate people with almost 100 different nationalities. That’s why we can offer you an international and dynamic working environment, with a culture that is open, innovative, data- and performance driven. Development is at the heart of everything we do: our ideas, our company and our people.




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