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Data Scientist, Payments

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our Payments Data Science & Analytics team, and make meaningful contributions to our mission to streamline and optimize Uber's payment experience.

You will craft the direction of Uber's payment experience by analyzing vast quantities of data to gather insights, identify opportunities, and ultimately prioritize product and engineering initiatives. In this role, you will work closely with senior leaders in Product, Data Science, Engineering, and Operations on fast paced, high-stakes problems. A deep analytical passion and the ability to complete key business priorities are a must for this role!

What the Candidate Will Do

  • Analyze vast data assets to understand our payment experiences and find opportunities for improving the overall user experience.
  • Monitor strategic important metrics and understand all underlying drivers in close partnership with product managers and engineering.
  • Design experiments and analyze the impact of proposed and actual product changes.
  • Collaborate with Product Management and business leadership in making product and business decisions based on data insights and experiment results.
  • Collaborate with applied scientists and engineers to build and improve on the availability, integrity, accuracy, and reliability of our core and data products.

Basic Qualifications

  • Advanced SQL expertise and basic knowledge of Python
  • Good understanding and experience in experimental design (such as A/B experiments) and statistical methods
  • Ability in extracting insights from data, and summarizing findings / takeaways
  • Experience with Python, Excel and some dashboarding/data visualization (i.e. Tableau, Mixpanel, Looker, or similar)

What the Candidate Will Need

  • 3+ years previous experience in consumer facing data science
  • Strong storytelling ability - able to build effective visualizations to communicate data to key decision-makers.
  • Curiosity to learn and adapt to new methodologies for data collection and analysis.
  • Ability to work in a self-guided manner and deliver on tight timelines and prioritize tasks while maintaining quality and detail.
  • Superb communication and organization skills.
  • Prior experience within the payments industry is strongly desirable.

At Uber, we reimagine the way the world moves for the better. The idea was born on a snowy night in Paris in 2008, and ever since then, our DNA of reimagination and reinvention carries on. We've grown into a global platform moving people and things in ever-expanding ways, taking on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters make movement happen at the push of a button for everyone, everywhere.

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.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber's cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.

Uber is committed to a safe workplace. We have implemented COVID-19 safety protocols that meet or exceed local public health guidelines. Workplace safety remains our number one priority. As a result, and depending on the workplace location, Uber either requires* or recommends employees be vaccinated to access any of our facilities; this is subject to change solely at the Company's discretion.

  • Accommodations may be available based on religious and/or medical conditions, or as required by applicable law. To request an accommodation, please reach out to accommodations@uber.com

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