Data Scientist, Payments

Full time

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About the Role

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our Payments Data Science and Analytics team and make meaningful contributions to our mission to streamline and optimize Uber’s global payment experiences.

You will work with product managers, engineers, and fellow data scientists to craft the direction of one or more products within Payments. You will work on fast-paced, high-stakes problems reaching a global audience. A deep analytical passion and the ability to complete key business priorities is a must for this position.

Note about the position: If you are interested in advanced modeling and putting models into production, this role is not it! We have an Applied Science team that works with on these types of projects.

What You’ll Do

  • Analyze key data assets to understand our payment experiences.
  • Develop and supervise strategic metrics and understand all underlying drivers.
  • Design and run experiments to analyze the impact of product changes.
  • Deep dive into data to evaluate proposed product changes and find opportunities for improving the user experience.
  • Collaborate with product managers and other business leaders to make decisions based on data insights and experiment results.
  • Communicate your findings to cross-functional peers and management.

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelors or M.S. with a degree in Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, or other quantitative fields.
  • 3+ year experience in improving products and extracting insights from data.
  • You know SQL in and out and also are comfortable with using Python and R when needed.
  • 3+ year experience in launching multiple experiments (such as A/B experiments) and an expert in experimental design and using statistical methods in exploratory analysis.
  • Advanced experience with dashboarding/data visualization (i.e. Google Data Studio, Tableau, Mixpanel, Looker, or similar).
  • Ability to work in a self-guided manner and deliver on tight timelines and prioritize tasks while maintaining quality and detail.
  • Strong communication and organization skills and ability to communicate with a diverse set of stakeholders.

Bonus Points if you have:

  • Data engineering/pipeline creation experience.
  • Prior experience within the payments industry.

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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