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Decision Science Analyst, People Analytics

People, People & Places
Dallas, Texas |
New York, New York |
San Francisco, California

About the Team

In People & Places, we handle all things people-related so our employees around the globe are empowered to do their best work. In People Analytics, we provide the data-driven insights and products that move us forward together.

At Uber, People Analytics moves our teams with data to make the workforce decisions that build our company. We drive business results by improving wellbeing, engagement and productivity through data & analytics. And we do this by delivering actionable insights across all aspects of the talent lifecycle - recruiting, selection, onboarding, development, rewards and retention - to drive positive people and business outcomes. Our people are what drives Uber's success, and data helps move our people forward.

What You'll Do

  • Partner with leaders to understand the business problem, gather information, synthesize data, apply mathematical and statistical methods to test hypotheses, and overlay business context to understand why something happened (descriptive analytics) and provide recommendations on what to do about it (prescriptive analytics).
  • Partner with our People Product teams to develop prototypes and productize people analytics tools by sharing the requirements that the business needs to succeed.
  • Partner with our People Science team to inspire new research and analytical opportunities that provide actionable insights across the enterprise
  • Be a leader. Develop and coach your colleagues to grow each day, and be a role model for the entire People team.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 4+ years of total professional experience 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum 5+ years in building data-driven people recommendations rooted in strong problem identification and measurement
  • Strong understanding of approaches to measurement and statistical analysis
  • Experience growing teams in fast-paced, agile, ambiguous multi-geographic environments
  • Experience coding in SQL and R
  • Consulting - Defines the problem, understands desired outcome, sets clear expectations, recommends a solution, and follows-through
  • Measurement Expertise - Guides the business on establishing OKRs, KPIs, KRIs
  • Analysis - Conducts exploratory data analysis and applied statistical methods
  • Business Acumen -- Understands business drivers in order to apply context to the data
  • Technology - Understands many technology applications and coding languages, adopts emerging technologies that can affect the application of scientific methodologies and/or quantitative analytical approaches to solve business problems
  • Storytelling with Data - Communicates relevant points of the analysis clearly & concisely to non-technical audiences, distilling key points and simplifying the complex to drive understanding and action
  • Influence - Garners support for recommendations and influences business strategy
  • Documentation - thoroughly documents assumptions, methodology, validation and testing to facilitate peer reviews

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 10,000 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.

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.


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