Data Engineering and Analytics Team Lead

  • Chiasso, Switzerland
  • Full-time
  • Department: Data & Analytics

Company Description

Jetcost is a metasearch website that enables users to search for and compare flights, hotels and rental cars from a range of suppliers. Jetcost websites operate in 38 countries across Europe, Asia and America. Jetcost is part of lm group, publicly traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. 

Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services

Job Description

We are looking for brilliant people to join and help us expand our Metasearch technology team based in Chiasso.
If you are passionate about data engineering and analytics and think you have the skills to lead a team - then you have come to the right place!
We have a great opportunity for the right candidate who is looking to step up and advance to the next level in their career, this opening offers the chance to lead a brilliant team, managing and evolving complex data-oriented solutions working cutting edge technologies. You will cooperate with multiple international teams across our organisation, designing and deploying solutions that will empower our people to unlock new opportunities across the ecosystem.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to drive team-wide consensus toward adoption of new solutions, design and direction
  • Partner with the Marketing, Sales, Product and Technology organizations to get feedback and iterate upon the Data Ecosystem development
  • Collaborate with engineering team to ensure alignment of data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Propose, lead and participate in data driven projects
  • Create solutions to enable diagnostic and predictive analytics capabilities
  • Maintain accuracy of data with high level of detail, implementing corrective action as required
  • Support data mapping and report generation
  • Monitor and Analyze data; identify opportunities for process improvement, including automated solutions
  • Support effort for data visualization and dashboards
  • Be curious about trends and emerging technologies in the Data space and share what you learn with your teammates

Qualifications

Essential

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics or other relevant technical degree
  • Strong statistical background
  • Proficient with SQL and column-oriented DBMS such as Yandex ClickHouse
  • Self starter with the ability to deal with ambiguity and work independently
  • Fluency in English

Desiderable 

  • Strong database management, software and systems knowledge
  • Knowledge of Machine learning, Probabilistic and Statistical Learning Methods 

What we offer

  • Working in an international, friendly environment
  • Continuous learning program with internal didactic unit
  • Possibility to join conferences around Europe for continuous improvement
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote working policy available

Hiring Process

Candidates for this position can generally expect a hiring process similar to the following one :

  • Qualified candidates receive feedback concerning their application from our Recruiting team
  • Candidates will be asked to attend a technical interview with one of the senior managers - usually a talk about about technical topics, experiences and analyzing possible production scenarios
  • The candidate will be asked to complete an exercise / small project at home or at our HQ office in Chiasso, depending on the outcome of the first steps
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