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Data Scientist - Uber Everything (Toronto)

Data Science, Engineering in Toronto, Canada

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 Uber Everything department is looking to build a cross-functional team in Toronto to develop a brand new product that will evolve how people purchase their daily groceries. As one of the first data scientists on the team, you will get a once-a-lifetime chance to participate in the entrepreneurial process of creating and jumping start a new business that will fundamentally improve people’s lives. You will apply your advanced analytical and modeling skills to ensure our grocery product is built in a data-driven manner from day one.

What you'll need

 

We are looking for candidates with advanced quantitative degrees who can address abstract business and product problems with extreme precision, and who have the enthusiasm and initiative necessary to deliver those answers at Uber's fast pace. You should also have demonstrable programming skills and be comfortable with engineering development process.

 

  • Minimum 2 years industry experience in analytics, data science modeling, or engineering
  • Superb quantitative background: Graduate degree required and PhD preferred
  • Familiarity with technical tools for analysis - Python (with Pandas, etc.), R, SQL, etc.; previous software engineering background a plus
  • Passionate and attentive self-starters, great communicators, amazing follow-through - you have a great work ethic and love the responsibility of being held accountable for the results
  • Entrepreneurial - excited about helping design, iterate, and scale a new product and business from scratch
  • Experimental - you have a creative mindset that enjoys experimentation and is willing to take bold bets despite risk of failure
  • Autonomy - you will be one of the first data scientists working on a brand new product for Uber; ability to operate independently is a must

 

 

About the team

 

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. These fascinating and difficult problems include personalized search and recommendation for restaurants and items, travel and food preparation time prediction, demand and supply forecasting, growth and spend optimization, dynamic pricing, dispatch and routing optimization, and many more.

 

Since Uber Everything Data Scientists focus on the mathematics and engineering related to optimizing the growth and economics of Uber's logistics delivery marketplace, particular preference is given to candidates with backgrounds in AI & Machine Learning, Statistics, Operations Research, Economics, or similar.


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