Senior Data Scientist

Full time

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About the Role

The Uber Ads & Offers team builds consumer products that connect our eaters and riders to relevant businesses in engaging and delightful ways. We also build tools to help merchants, large and small, generate demand via Ads and Offers to grow their businesses. Both Ads & Offers are fast growing businesses at Uber with lots of opportunities for impact.

What the Candidate Will Need / Bonus Points

What the Candidate Will Do

  • Refine ambiguous questions and generate new hypotheses about the product through a deep understanding of 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 metrics, in close partnership with cross functional partners.
  • Develop data-driven insights and work with cross-functional partners to identify opportunities to improve the product and develop technical roadmaps.
  • Collaborate with other Scientists and Engineers to build and improve data foundations.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Statistics, Economics, Operations Research, or other quantitative fields.
  • 6+ years experience as a Data Scientist or equivalent.
  • Experience using SQL in a production environment.
  • Experience using Python or R to work with large data sets at scale.
  • Experience in experimental design and analysis, exploratory data analysis, and statistical analysis.
  • Experience with dashboarding and using data visualization tools.
  • Experience using statistical methodologies such as sampling, statistical estimates, descriptive statistics, or similar.
  • Experience synthesizing data analyses into clear insights to influence product direction

What the Candidate Will Do

  • MS degree equivalent experience in Statistics, Economics, Operations Research, or other quantitative fields.
  • Experience in building Ads and Marketing products in a technology company.
  • Experience managing projects across large, ambiguous scopes and driving initiatives in a fast moving, cross-functional environment.
  • Experience guiding and mentoring other Data Scientists.
  • 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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