Data Scientist II

Full time

Employment Information

About the Role

We’re looking for a data scientist to join our Core Services Data Science team to provide data expertise as we work to make this world a safer place to move around. This role will be highly cross-functional as the data scientist works closely with operations, product management, engineering, and our partner teams. You will build out and own metrics, conduct deep dive analyses, identify new opportunities, conduct experiments, and present findings to add more value to our users and internal teams.

What the Candidate Will Do

  • Refine ambiguous questions and generate new hypotheses about the business through a deep understanding of the data, our customers, and our business.
  • Demystify, stabilize, standardize, and democratize nascent datasets.
  • Define how we measure success, by developing Key Performance Indicators and other user/business metrics, in close partnership with Operations, Product, and other subject areas such as engineering.
  • Collaborate with data scientists, junior analysts, and engineers to build and improve on the availability, integrity, accuracy, and reliability of data logging and data pipelines.
  • Develop data-driven business insights and work with cross-functional partners to find opportunities and recommend prioritization of product, growth, and optimization initiatives
  • Design experiments and interpret the results to draw detailed and impactful conclusions
  • Strong storytelling: distill interesting and hard-to-find insights into a compelling, concise data story in both verbal and visual methods.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and handle relationships with partners coming from both technical and non-technical backgrounds

Basic Qualifications


  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role
  • 3+ years of SQL experience (Hive, Spark, and other big data tools a plus)
  • Ability and experience in extracting insights from data and summarizing learnings / takeaways.
  • Understanding of experimental design (such as A/B experiments) and statistical methods.
  • Experience with dashboarding/data visualization (i.e. Tableau, Mixpanel, Looker, or similar)

Soft Skills

  • Highly detailed oriented.
  • Excellent judgment, critical-thinking, and decision-making skills.
  • Able to drive complex projects to successful completion
  • Able to identify stakeholders, build relationships, and influence others to get work done
  • Strong verbal and written communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to tell a story with data by visualizing datasets and kpi’s in business-relevant ways.
  • Strong ability to document research and analysis
  • Self-propelled continuous learner who keeps up with new tools and methodologies and builds prototypes with concepts learned

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.

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