Job Description

Best Western Hotels & Resorts is a leading, global hospitality network comprised of three hotel companies, including WorldHotels® Collection, Best Western® Hotels & Resorts and SureStay Hotel Group®.

Essential Job Results

  • Assists the organization in identifying trends to make better business decisions by performing research, analysis, and modeling on organizational data.
  • Develops and applies algorithms or models to key business metrics with the goal of improving operations or answering business questions. Proposes solutions and strategies to business challenges.
  • Communicates findings by creating reports and presentations for business uses.
  • Maintains high level of data integrity by performing periodic auditing and testing of results.

Experience

  • One plus years of experience in data analysis, predictive modeling, and data mining techniques. 

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Skills

  • Advanced Proficiency in MS Office, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with relational databases such as AWS. Experience with RDS, Cloud formation, Lambda, CDK, Redshift, DynamoDB and Node is preferred.  
  • Experience in building time series and machine learning forecasting, pricing models and pipelines in an AWS environment/Sagemaker a bonus.
  • Knowledge of statistical programming languages to include expert level SQL (PostgreSQL) and Python to build performance-efficient queries that involve multiple tables/subqueries.
  • Strong math skills to include formula building and data integrity.
  • Ability to work directly with users to determine and meet business needs.
  • Exceptional critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, and analytical skills.
  • Strong and effective verbal, written, interpersonal and communication skills.

Accountability

  • Works independently under general supervision. Receives operational guidance on duties, service standards and goals.   

Leadership

  • Exhibits personal characteristics and professional standards that serve as a role model for others.  May provide guidance and serve as a technical resource to less experienced staff.

Knowledge

  • Professional know-how to meet technical standards.

Relationship Management

  • Obtains and conveys information both internal and external to the department. 
  • Uses written, verbal or electronic skills to communicate effectively with a variety of levels in the organization.

Problem-Solving

  • Resolves defined problems and probes known sources for answers. 
  • Uses creativity and latitude to analyze and resolve problems.

Location

  • Location is typically remote 2 days per week and onsite at Global Operations Center) 3 days per week. That address is 20400 N 29th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85027

Benefits Summary for Full Time Employees (work 30 + hours per week)

Available Day One:

*     Medical/Dental/Vision

*     Vacation/Sick/Floating Holidays - accruals start

*     401K - company match and direct contribution

*     Employee discounts/Hotel discounts

*     Financial and health wellness programs

Equal Employment Opportunity

Best Western maintains a policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard race (including hair textures and hair styles associated with race), color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, genetic information, uniformed service or veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, provincial, or local laws. Best Western’s equal employment opportunity policy applies to all aspects of employment with Best Western, including but not limited to, hiring, promotion, transfer, benefits, discipline and termination.

Application Instructions

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