Senior Data Analyst

Remote

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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We want to save our customers money, plain and simple. The Hopper Cars team wants to build the best and cheapest place to book rental cars. This role requires a naturally curious individual who will directly influence the direction of the team using our data. You will work closely with the supply team and product management teams who will use your outputs to communicate effectively with our partners and continue to delight our app users through product enhancements you help uncover. You could be a fit if you’re excited about working with teams, taking their unstructured thinking and problems, and using your data analytics skills to help steer direction, close sales, inform strategy, and achieve our 2021 goals.
As the newest travel category at Hopper, Car rentals is a fast-growing product that in less than a year has grown to represent more than 15% of our travel bookings and that it’s only at the beginning of its journey. This is an opportunity where you will have a massive impact on the definition and evolution of our business!

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain metrics to measure our price competitiveness to steer the direction of the business
  • Own the modeling required to build new rate constructs and pricing improvements that have direct impact on our customers
  • Help create robust tracking of our experiments, by combining data from multiple sources, internal databases, and analytics tools
  • Lead analytical projects to support our roadmap, measure and meet our business goals, and grow our strategic partnerships
  • Partner with product and engineering to define and map data structures to support the analyses we need

The perfect candidate has

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong background in relational databases and SQL
  • Exposure to scripting with Python
  • Proven ability to communicate complex technical work to a non-technical audience
  • Enthusiasm and curiosity for conducting research and answering hard questions with data
  • The ability to work with minimal guidance, be proactive, handle ambiguity, and the challenge of quickly evolving goals

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in e-commerce or in the travel industry
  • Experience using Amplitude, Tableau, Google BigQuery
Despite the pandemic’s impact on the travel industry, Hopper has emerged stronger than ever. As the travel industry continues to rebound, Hopper has seen its valuation more than double since early 2020, reflecting the strength of our mobile-only marketplace and the value customers are deriving from our proprietary suite of fintech offerings. 
Here are just a few stats that demonstrate our recent growth:
- Hopper’s valuation is now over $3.5B, reflecting the strength of its mobile-only marketplace and value customers are deriving from the company’s proprietary suite of fintech offerings.
- Based on its current run rate, Hopper is pacing towards 330% revenue growth compared to last year, and it has already surpassed its pre-pandemic revenue peak from Q1 2020 by over 100%.
- Hopper has over 60 million downloads, consistently ranks as one of the most downloaded travel apps, and now has a larger air travel market share in North America than it did before the pandemic (source: MIDT). 
- The company is on track to surpass $1.5 billion in travel sales this year, with 40% coming from the hotel and car rental categories. 
- Hopper’s fintech offerings, such as Price Freeze and Rebooking Guarantee, now represent 50% of its revenue. 
- Given the success of its travel fintech, Hopper recently launched a B2B initiative called Hopper Cloud, where any travel provider can unlock a totally unique revenue stream by seamlessly integrating and offering Hopper’s travel fintech. The industry opportunity for Hopper Cloud is enormous as projections estimate that if all travel distribution channels offered travel fintech, it could increase the total consumer spend for the sector by $200 billion annually.
All this recent growth is just the beginning. There are still so many new opportunities we’re excited to tackle in the next year!
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