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Project Analyst- Mapping

Software, Advanced Technologies Group in Pittsburgh, PA

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

 

The Analyst will be responsible for collecting, aggregating and analyzing data. They will prepare timely reports, which may be in the form of visualizations such as graphs, charts and dashboards, detailing the information they gathered. The Analyst will support the Production Teams in the creation and maintenance of performance and runtime metrics.

 

The successful candidate will turn data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions. You will be part of the team that measures and improves on the quality of our map product. This position is for the person who is seeking a challenge and the opportunity to help steer the future of Quality and Productivity for AV Maps. This feedback ensures top quality maps being delivered to the vehicles.

What You’ll Do

 

  • Perform analysis that is rigorous, correct, and guided by strong data intuition. Be super attentive to the details.
  • Exercise strong analytical judgment. Recognize how to use the right tool for the right problem and avoid unnecessary complexity.
  • Communicate insights with clarity, and articulate the “so-what?”. This encompasses strong data visualization abilities.
  • Solve real problems. Implement solutions that solve real business needs, or deliver insights that drive better decisions. 
  • Adopt a proactive mentality. Constantly focus on uncovering and tackling the biggest lever-movers.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders. Anticipate challenges, remove roadblocks, and foster alignment.
  • Build a strong data culture. Find ways to improve inefficient processes, and contribute to Uber’s data excellence.
  • Own the measuring of the map creation processes 
  • Determine business impact level for data quality issues
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality

 

What You’ll Need

  • Experience in data analysis, evaluation, mining or related role required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science, Analytics, Statistics or a related field preferred
  • Experience/knowledge of project management methodologies and concepts 
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, Statistical Analysis System (SAS), Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS), Minitab etc)
  • Basic SQL or Query Language preferred
  • Proficiency in PC software packages

 

  • Excellent Analytical Skills: Project analysts work with large amounts of data: facts, figures, and number crunching. The ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Communication Skills: Project analysts are often called to present their findings, or translate the data into an understandable document. You will need to write and speak clearly, easily communicating complex ideas.
  • Critical Thinking: Project analysts must look at the numbers, trends, and data and come to new conclusions based on the findings. 
  • Extreme Attention to Detail: Data is precise. Project analysts have to make sure they are vigilant in their analysis to come to correct conclusions.
  • Math Skills: Data analysts need math skills to estimate numerical data
  • Documentation skills: Document defects with detail, accuracy, and conscientiousness.
  • Ability to apply common concepts – carry out work according to specific instructions and set procedures
  • Raise innovative ideas and flag broken processes, constantly driven to improve your area of responsibility
  • Motivated and can work independently

 

 

About the Team

 

At the Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), we are building technologies that will transform the way the world moves. Our teams in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Boulder, and Toronto are dedicated to mapping, software and hardware development, vehicle safety, and operations for self-driving technology. Our teams are passionate about developing a self-driving system that will one day move people and things around more safely, efficiently, and cost effectively.

At Uber, we believe technology has the power to make transportation more efficient, accessible, and safer than ever before. Self-driving technology has the potential to make these benefits an everyday reality for our customers, but it’s not going to happen overnight.  Building best-in-class self-driving technology will take time, and safety is our priority every step of the way. Operating inclusively and transparently, while displaying responsible behavior in a structured development are critical to safety. We at ATG seek candidates who will role model these values.


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