Head of Department Data and Analytics (f/m)

travel audience GmbH Published: February 5, 2016
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What you’ll do:
• You are responsible for a growing team of Data Scientists and Analysts
• You and your team work on algorithmic solutions to optimize bid price calculations within our programmatic advertising channel
• You propose and implement algorithmic solutions to behavioural advertising challenges, budget allocation problems, user clustering etc.
• You take full responsibility over all travel audience reporting systems
• You and your team support other departments with their reporting needs
• You further drive forward the collaboration with the data scientists of our parent company Amadeus and take a major role in our initiative to predict different aspects of the traffic within our advertising network
• You report directly to the Senior Management

Who we are looking for:
• Master in CS, mathematics or relevant, and at least 3 years’ experience in a similar position (advertising background is a plus)
• Good communication skills and a good balance between data curiosity and business needs
• Experience in reporting tools (Pentaho is a plus)
• Familiar with machine learning techniques, good knowledge of Python, very good in SQL and knowledge of one NoSQL DB (currently we use MongoDB, Redis)
• You are active within the data science community & always up to date with the current trends and developments
• You are creative; you easily appropriate new topics and get yourself into new technologies. Curiosity is one of your main soft skills
• Even in stressful times you keep your head

Why join us?
As part of the travel audience team, you work in a highly motivated environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes. You have a lot of freedom to contribute your own ideas and to implement them. We offer you:

• “State-of-the-art” technologies
• Attractive further training opportunities
• An open, communicative and dynamic start-up culture
• A stable parent company - Amadeus IT Group
• Free access to the yoga and back therapy training courses at the nearby gym
• Free German classes
• An attractive salary

We look forward to your complete application indicating your desired salary and the earliest starting date. Please apply via our Online-Portal

Who we are:
travel audience is the first Demand Side Platform (DSP) worldwide specially developed for the travel industry. The company disposes of a high-quality premium publisher network with wide coverage as well as direct access to real time bidding platforms. travel audience offers an online performance marketing platform to all providers of travel products of any kind.

travel audience is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amadeus – a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry.

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