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Data Science Manager - Global Intelligence

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 are looking for someone with advanced quantitative degrees (PhD preferred) who is comfortable enough with research methodologies that they can address abstract business and product problems with utmost precision, and who also has the passion and experience in leading and empowering a group of geniuses to accomplish extremely ambitious goals.

  • Lead a team of Data Scientists to work closely with product, eng, and ops to build and lean test the key technology/product to drive Uber efficiency and customer loyalty..
  • Build scientific solutions to integrate key market data and dynamics into marketplace decision system including Uber pricing,  driver, rider incentives, and Uber investment team.


What You’ll Do

  • Self-starter and collaborative leader. Everywhere you go, you can't help but mobilize people, build things, resolve problems, get into the details, go above and beyond, and draw out the best in people. You are a doer and motivator of others.
  • Excellent execution and organization. This team will be working with engineers and product leads at the forefront of the development cycle. To excel in this role, you should be comfortable executing with little oversight and be able to adapt to problems quickly.
  • Restless recruit talents to meet the increasing business needs.
  • Influence key ops and product leadership on the product/ops future directions with the key insights you see from data.


What You’ll Need

  • Graduate degree, PhD preferred in quantitative subject. CS, OR, Stats, Maths
  • Need management exp of medium sized teams
  • 5 years of industry exp, with 2+ years in tech


Sample Projects

  • Build the referee product that measure the impact on share of wallet at rider level inferencing from a small sample of data.
  • Build a real-time promotion DS component that precisely target rider defect sessions (bad experience → competitor)
  • Identify the key product/operation issues in international markets,  build a product to address these emerging issues from competition.
  • Work out with pricing team on the next generation of product with market level data and dynamics weaved in.


About the Team


Individual ICs + first line Tech Lead Manager. Team comprised of diverse background of Ph.D./MS in Stats, OR, Math, Economics.   

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