NBC Universal Data Scientist, Revenue Management in Orlando, Florida
Job Number 30254BR
Job Title Data Scientist, Revenue Management
Business Segment Universal Studios
Sub-Business Universal Orlando
Posting Category Executive Management
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Career Level Experienced
Country United States
Formulate and apply advanced analytical approaches such as mathematical optimization, stochastic process models, econometric methods and decision analysis in the development of revenue management models for Universal Express, Foods, and Merchandise. Support and guide Revenue Management Analysts on the use of advanced model development methodologies.
Formulate and apply advanced analytical approaches such as mathematical optimization, stochastic process models, econometric methods and decision analysis in the development of revenue management models for Universal Express, Foods, and Merchandise. Support and guide Revenue Management Analysts on the use of advanced model development methodologies. Develop strategies that will drive optimal pricing decision making and lead to incremental operating cash flow.
Establish key performance tracking metrics and monitor ongoing performance; validate and optimize revenue management system assumptions and setting on an ongoing basis. Test new products, adjust price and calculate demand sensitivity to make recommendations and implement changes to optimize profitability. Measure market response at the product and category levels.
Provide weekly and annual pricing recommendations, collaborate with product owners to refine pricing decisions. Develop and maintain dashboards and reporting to further enhance visibility and transparency to the modeling and performance.
Trouble shoot forecast and optimization anomalies with revenue management team through the use of statistical and mathematical optimization models. Develop testing to explain and or reduce these anomalies.
SCOPE: Develop Revenue Management models and solutions for Express/Front-of-line, Food, Merchandise and other ancillary products across all domestic parks sales channels.
High school degree or GED is required.
Bachelor’s & Master’s degree is required.
PhD is preferred.
MS/PhD degrees in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Management Science, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
The ability to work through complex problems
Capable of communicating and expressing ideas clearly and concisely, in both written and oral formats.
Strong interpersonal, technical and presentation skills required.
Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.
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