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Hotwire

 

 

Launched in 2000, Hotwire is one of the earliest innovators in the online travel arena and part of the Expedia Group family of brands.

Our roots are in California, and we also have offices in Seattle along with an important and fast-growing product & technology presence in Gurgaon, India. Hotwire has the energy and pace of a startup, plus the stability and backing of the incredible Expedia family of companies. Hotwire’s culture centers around delivering value to customers and supply partners by being passionate about building great products with the newest technologies available. We pride ourselves on our organizational transparency, a bias for action and a customer-centric approach to everything we do.

Hotwire differentiates itself as a brand within the travel marketplace by offering a unique core value proposition for customers and suppliers with our opaque pricing model. This concept revolves around offering great bargains on hotel room nights without sharing the specific name or location of the hotel until the booking is complete. By giving this flexibility to our suppliers, we can offer great value to our customers. Hotwire also offers a full retail suite of other travel products that can fulfill virtually any customer travel need.

Why Hotwire you ask? In short: We are eager and energetic. We love the journey as much as the destination. We love being part of the Expedia brands but stay true to ourselves.

 

Working at Hotwire is all about inspiration, challenge, collaboration and having a say in what you do. We exhibit the energy of a startup PLUS the stability of being part of the Expedia family of companies -- the largest travel company in the world! As a travel company, our business gets people out of their ordinary routines and into journeys that often eclipse their dreams! As part of our company culture, we are passionate about helping our customers find the best travel deals and we're constantly talking to them to understand how we can craft better travel experiences. Strong emphasis on collaboration and partnership is the norm, not to mention that we consistently make time to celebrate our awesome accomplishments and each other! Wouldn't you love to be a part of this? 

 
We flourish with delivering solutions to develop our industry niche in an agile work environment. We offer an open work environment, great travel perks, company-sponsored outings, and we take the time to invest in our community through volunteerism and philanthropy. Our employees are given opportunities to focus on their career development and we have a very dynamic approach to annual reviews and employee performance. 
As you can see, it's different here. If you love travel and want to help our customers realize their travel dreams, you're landing at the right place. 

 

In this role, you will channel your drive to develop strategies and recommendations to inform Hotwire data products and solutions. This role will work collaboratively with the Product, Technology, Marketing, Supply and Analytics teams. You will provide the thought leadership to align business challenges and technical solutions 

 

Responsibilities:  

  • Leading our data revolution – taking Hotwire data products to the next level 

  • Use data and insight to co-develop data road-maps with product and technical managers 

  • Work with business owners to define data problems 

  • Creation of requirements for data projects  

  • Coordination with Product and Tech teams to ensure understanding of expected outcomes to deliver best in class solutions 

  • Provide first line of testing on these projects 

  • Leading the Hotwire efforts to get our data passed into group datasets to unlock access to group tools 

  • Leading visualization team prioritization 

  • Establish measurement frameworks for driving consistency among critical metric tracking 

Desired Skills & Required Experience: 

  • B.S. Degree in Business, Statistics, Mathematics or Economics 

  • Self-motivated with 2-3 years of demonstrated success in Product, Technology or Business Analytics 

  • Entrepreneurial; ability to drive forward with goals independently. 

  • Strong conceptual/analytical/creative thinker, with a drive to take others with you. 

  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau and MicroStrategy 

  • Proficiency in SQL required  

  • Excellent written and verbal communication 

  • Attention to detail and a desire to provide high quality results. 

  • Travel industry experience is a strong plus. 

 

Why Join Us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to tools to do so.

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

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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, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Location

Our new Seattle campus in Interbay is on the beach with sweeping views of the Puget Sound and Cascades.

What are Expedia Group Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Day of Caring Volunteer Hours match
Team owned deliverables
Diversity
Diversity manifesto
We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes.
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns

Additional Perks + Benefits

We believe everyone deserves - NEEDS - time away from the office and we encourage employees to take advantage of their paid time off. We offer travel discounts to make it even easier to get out and see the world.

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