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Data Scientist - Marketing Science & Experimentation, Global Growth

Data Science, Engineering in San Francisco, CA

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.


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.

About the role

We're looking for an experienced data scientist to join our Marketing Data Science & Analytics team and help optimize investment decisions for Uber’s multi-million dollar marketing budget. You will be responsible for developing actionable data-driven solutions across Uber’s global marketing efforts, accelerating both demand and supply growth within Uber’s 600+ cities worldwide! The high-value projects you’ll work on sit at the intersection of marketing, data science, and our business operations. The right person has a passion for driving impact by leveraging experimentation, modeling, analytics and technology to power decisions across our organization.

What you'll do

  • Help shape the future of Uber by influencing $MM’s marketing spend every year.
  • Design large-scale experiments and build machine learning models to optimize global user growth and value, across both our core and emerging products (e.g., rideshare, EATs, JUMP, Uber Visa).
  • Leverage big data and statistical techniques to measure the effectiveness of our acquisition marketing levers (e.g., cross-channel ads, promotions, targeting, creatives, etc.).
  • Define key business metrics and deploy analytical solutions to identify areas of opportunity, understand customer behavior, and improve the performance of our business.
  • Translate data-driven learnings into actionable insights, and communicate them to key stakeholders to power business decision-making.
  • Collaborate with marketing and finance leadership, product, engineering, design, marketplace and ops teams. Guide these teams through data-driven recommendations.
  • Participate in cross-functional project planning and business prioritization.
  • Contribute to Uber’s global product expansion!


What you’ll need

  • 3+ years of experience as a data scientist at a company with global operations.
  • Expertise with R and/or Python.
  • Advanced SQL skills. Must be comfortable working with very large data sets.
  • Strong experimentation and statistics knowledge (e.g. causal inference, hypothesis testing, regression, classification, clustering, time series, data analysis).
  • Ability to explain statistical models to key stakeholders is a must.
  • Previous experience in advertising tech and/or knowledge of common marketing models is a plus.
  • Experience with big data using technologies like Hadoop, Hive, Spark is preferred.
  • Great communication and organization skills, ability to multitask and contribute as a team player.
  • Able to balance attention to detail with swift execution.
  • Hunger and drive to learn complex topics.
  • Enthusiasm about Uber!


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At Uber we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Uber is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.