2019 University Graduate - Data Scientist - UberEverything
Data Science, University 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
Uber Everything Data Scientists help solve the most challenging problems related to Uber's ambitious and rapidly expanding on-demand delivery businesses such as Uber Eats. Come tackle fascinating and difficult problems associated with Uber's three-sided delivery marketplace, including personalized search and recommendation for restaurants and dishes, travel and food preparation time prediction, text mining and natural language processing, demand and supply forecasting, growth and spend optimization, dynamic pricing, dispatch and routing optimization, and many more. To solve these problems, data scientists leverage unique data sources diverse in both geographical and temporal dimensions and in both structured (data from app sessions, trips, etc.) and unstructured (menu descriptions, food photos, support contacts, etc.) forms.
What You’ll Need
Masters or PhD (with anticipated graduation in 2019) in Statistics/Biostatistics, Economics, AI & Machine Learning, Operations Research, or Computer Science
Prior research, data science modeling, or engineering experience in the aforementioned domains
Familiarity with technical tools for analysis - Python (with Pandas, etc.), R, SQL, etc.; previous software engineering background a plus
Research mindset with bias towards action - able to structure a project from idea to experimentation to prototype to implementation
Bonus Points For
Experience with A/B testing
About the Team
Uber Everything is where we develop and scale on-demand logistics delivery products such as UberEats. Officially launched in late 2015, Uber Eats is a fast-growing food delivery service that currently operates in more than 300 cities worldwide and serves millions of users, merchants, and delivery partners.
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.