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Senior GDS Specialist

Website Etraveli Group

Job Description:

Etraveli Group is the leading company globally for tech solutions and fulfillment capabilities for online sales of flights. We are here to solve complexity, by connecting millions of flights and travelers across the globe, from search and selection to trip and beyond. We hold consumer online travel agency brands like Mytrip, GoToGate & Flight Network and serve exclusively Booking.com with flights. Etraveli Group has also established strategic partnerships with companies like Skyscanner, Google Flights, TUI, etc.

Every day we strive to make the world smaller for our customers and bigger for our people. Our diverse team of more than 2300 passionate professionals is what makes us the industry’s tech wonder and the best in the world at what we do. Our major offices are in Sweden (HQ), Canada, Greece, India, Poland.

The Air Content Team is responsible for ensuring that Etraveli offers the absolute best and broadest range of flight content possible, at the best prices – and that we do so as reliably as possible. Our team is constantly expanding and as a result we are now looking for a senior GDS expert to join our team.

The role
We’re looking for a highly knowledgeable GDS expert with comprehensive knowledge and passion for air content. Someone who is confident testing and configuring GDS searches, and analyzing outputs both on a small scale and with large data sets. 

We need someone who would love to directly impact the results of tens of millions of customer searches with their actions, every single day. Someone who is confident working with multiple partners and diverse passenger types and instinctively knows how to generate the optimal air content for each one. 

You should have a keen business instinct and understand how to prioritize ideas, how to focus effort and how to maximize revenue, conversion and performance. You would take guidance from data insights but apply your own creativity and experience to guide your actions and decisions. You should be at ease with stakeholding development projects and coordinating complex conversations between colleagues, teams and external partners.

Responsibilities

  • Be a driver of continued improvements to GDS content sourcing and findability, using data insights and novel approaches to find new and unique uses of GDS functionality
  • Help to shape team decisions, and medium and long term GDS strategy, coordinating with internal teams and GDSs 
  • Drive improvements to performance and unit economics to meet and exceed company goals
  • Scope and stake-hold development related to GDS search, booking and revenue optimisation, lead implementation of new tools and quantify improvements and benefits
  • Help maintain and improve content quality and reliability, identify and manage errors 
  • Assist with support and mentoring for new and more junior colleagues in a rapidly expanding team. 
  • Contribute to supporting other teams within the department where GDS skills are needed

Requirements

    • At least 5 years working in an online travel agent, airline or GDS dealing directly with GDS shopping and content optimisation
    • Fluent in at least one of Amadeus, Galileo and Sabre, specifically search API functionalities, including a working understanding of XML
    • Experience and high level of comfort working on large data sets and with data visualization tools, alongside strong analytical skills
    • Strong analytical and data management capabilities
    • Ability to act proactively, take initiatives and demonstrate a can-do attitude focusing on producing high quality results within a fast-paced environment

Benefits

Working at Etraveli Group means working at a fast-growing company with high ambitions in becoming the number one Online travel agency worldwide. The culture at the company embraces complexity and we like to keep the entrepreneurial spirit even as we grow into being a larger company. You will have awesome colleagues with whom you will have fun solving complex problems in a fast-moving business.

We also offer:

  • A flexible working environment. We work on a hybrid-model where you can choose to work two days from home and you will have two weeks per year that you can choose to work from a remote location
  • Central office location in the City – We are located on Regeringsgatan in Stockholm, a stone’s throw from public transport and lunch restaurants.
  • Healthcare allowance – Each employee receives a maximum allowable amount each year according to the Swedish Tax Agency to spend on health-promoting activities such as a gym card, massage etc.
  • Pension and health insurance – Through partners we offer a comprehensive pension and health insurance so that you can get help quickly in case of an accident

At Etraveli Group we value diversity; we pride ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds. During hiring, we are committed to ensure equality and promote diversity in the workplace at every selection stage. As such, we provide the same opportunities for all candidates regardless of race, religion or belief, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected under any anti-discrimination law or regulation.

Welcome to Etraveli Group!

Etraveli Group is the leading company globally for tech solutions and fulfillment capabilities for online sales of flights. We are here to solve complexity, by connecting millions of flights and travelers across the globe, from search and selection to trip and beyond. We hold consumer online travel agency brands like Mytrip, GoToGate & Flight Network and serve exclusively Booking.com with flights. Etraveli Group has also established strategic partnerships with companies like Skyscanner, Google Flights, TUI, etc.

Every day we strive to make the world smaller for our customers and bigger for our people. Our diverse team of more than 2300 passionate professionals is what makes us the industry’s tech wonder and the best in the world at what we do. Our major offices are in Sweden (HQ), Canada, Greece, India, Poland.

The Air Content Team is responsible for ensuring that Etraveli offers the absolute best and broadest range of flight content possible, at the best prices – and that we do so as reliably as possible. Our team is constantly expanding and as a result we are now looking for a senior GDS expert to join our team.

The role
We’re looking for a highly knowledgeable GDS expert with comprehensive knowledge and passion for air content. Someone who is confident testing and configuring GDS searches, and analyzing outputs both on a small scale and with large data sets. 

We need someone who would love to directly impact the results of tens of millions of customer searches with their actions, every single day. Someone who is confident working with multiple partners and diverse passenger types and instinctively knows how to generate the optimal air content for each one. 

You should have a keen business instinct and understand how to prioritize ideas, how to focus effort and how to maximize revenue, conversion and performance. You would take guidance from data insights but apply your own creativity and experience to guide your actions and decisions. You should be at ease with stakeholding development projects and coordinating complex conversations between colleagues, teams and external partners.

Responsibilities

  • Be a driver of continued improvements to GDS content sourcing and findability, using data insights and novel approaches to find new and unique uses of GDS functionality
  • Help to shape team decisions, and medium and long term GDS strategy, coordinating with internal teams and GDSs 
  • Drive improvements to performance and unit economics to meet and exceed company goals
  • Scope and stake-hold development related to GDS search, booking and revenue optimisation, lead implementation of new tools and quantify improvements and benefits
  • Help maintain and improve content quality and reliability, identify and manage errors 
  • Assist with support and mentoring for new and more junior colleagues in a rapidly expanding team. 
  • Contribute to supporting other teams within the department where GDS skills are needed

Requirements

    • At least 5 years working in an online travel agent, airline or GDS dealing directly with GDS shopping and content optimisation
    • Fluent in at least one of Amadeus, Galileo and Sabre, specifically search API functionalities, including a working understanding of XML
    • Experience and high level of comfort working on large data sets and with data visualization tools, alongside strong analytical skills
    • Strong analytical and data management capabilities
    • Ability to act proactively, take initiatives and demonstrate a can-do attitude focusing on producing high quality results within a fast-paced environment

Benefits

Working at Etraveli Group means working at a fast-growing company with high ambitions in becoming the number one Online travel agency worldwide. The culture at the company embraces complexity and we like to keep the entrepreneurial spirit even as we grow into being a larger company. You will have awesome colleagues with whom you will have fun solving complex problems in a fast-moving business.

We also offer:

  • A flexible working environment. We work on a hybrid-model where you can choose to work two days from home and you will have two weeks per year that you can choose to work from a remote location
  • Central office location in the City – We are located on Regeringsgatan in Stockholm, a stone’s throw from public transport and lunch restaurants.
  • Healthcare allowance – Each employee receives a maximum allowable amount each year according to the Swedish Tax Agency to spend on health-promoting activities such as a gym card, massage etc.
  • Pension and health insurance – Through partners we offer a comprehensive pension and health insurance so that you can get help quickly in case of an accident

At Etraveli Group we value diversity; we pride ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds. During hiring, we are committed to ensure equality and promote diversity in the workplace at every selection stage. As such, we provide the same opportunities for all candidates regardless of race, religion or belief, gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected under any anti-discrimination law or regulation.

Welcome to Etraveli Group!

Website Etraveli Group

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