Skip to main content
Uber CareersUber Careers

Data Scientist, Personal Safety

Data Science
in San Francisco, California

About the Role

As a Data Scientist in the Safety and Insurance team, you will have the opportunity to take on some of the hardest problems in all of Uber: improving the safety of cities and people all over the world. You will develop expertise and insights in a team that aims to make rare events even rarer. It is an incredibly challenging, stimulating, and, most of all, rewarding endeavor.

What You'll Do

  • You will partner closely with Safety and Insurance product management, operations, engineering, and local teams to conduct deep analysis, design and monitor experiments.
  • Develop models to make our platform as safe possible throughout the lifecycle of our users from when they attempt to sign-up and when they're using our platform.
  • You will play an influential role in helping drive critical product and policy decisions.

What You'll Need

  • Masters or Ph.D. in a scientific or technical field preferred
  • Minimum 3 years in experimentation, complex data analysis, and building machine learning models
  • Expertise in R or Python
  • Proficiency with SQL and Hive / Spark
  • Strong statistical background

  • Able to identify stakeholders, build relationships, and influence others to get work done

  • Strong verbal and written communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong ability to document research and analysis
  • Highly detailed oriented
  • Excellent judgment, critical-thinking, and decision-making skills; can balance attention to detail with swift execution

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.