Senior Data Scientist

Full time

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About the Role

The Core Analytics & Science Team (CAS) is Uber’s primary science organisation, covering both our main lines of business as well as the underlying platform technologies on which those businesses are built. We are a key part of Uber’s cross-functional product development teams, helping to drive every stage of product development through data analytic, statistical, and algorithmic expertise. CAS owns the experience and algorithms powering Uber’s global Mobility and Delivery products. We optimise and personalise the rider experience, target incentives and introduce customizations for routing and matching for products and use cases that go beyond the core Uber capabilities.

What the Candidate Will Do

  • Refine ambiguous questions and generate new hypotheses about the product through a deep understanding of the data, our customers, and our business
  • Design experiments and interpret the results to draw detailed and impactful conclusions.
  • Define how our teams measure success, by developing Key Performance Indicators and other users/business metrics, in close partnership with Product and other subject areas such as engineering, operations and marketing
  • Collaborate with applied scientists 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 prioritisation of product, growth, and optimisation initiatives.

What You Will Do

  • Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in Math, Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, or other quantitative fields.
  • 5+ years experience as a Product Analyst, Sr. Data Analyst, or other types of data analysis-focused functions
  • Excellent understanding of statistical principles backed by an academic foundation
  • Advanced SQL expertise
  • Experience with either Python or R for data analysis
  • Proven track record to wrangle large datasets, extract insights from data, and summarise learnings/takeaways.
  • Experience with Excel and some dashboarding/data visualisation (i.e. Tableau, Mixpanel, Looker, or similar)
  • Proven aptitude toward Data Storytelling and Root Cause Analysis using data
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new methodologies for data collection and analysis
  • Ability to deliver on tight timelines and prioritise multiple tasks while maintaining quality and detail
  • Ability to work in a self-guided manner
  • Ability to mentor, coach and develop junior team members
  • Superb communication and organisation skills

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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