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Sr Data Scientist, Tech Lead

Data Science
in Seattle, Washington

About the Role

Premium is a new and exciting team that owns building premium experiences and reservation capabilities on the Uber rider and driver partners app (which include Uber Black, SUV). We are investing in a new initiative that will expand Uber beyond on-demand ride sharing, to solve hourly transportation opportunities around the globe that leverage the power of Uber's platform. Our team owns the end-to-end experience which includes frontend, backend, operation tools, experimentation and data analysis pipeline. If you are looking for a challenging team with opportunities to have a global impact on millions of people around the world, don't look any further, our team is the right fit for you!

What you'll do

  • Build statistical, optimization, and machine learning models for applications including pricing, matching, routing, automated recommendations, growth strategies, and user behavior modeling
  • Design product experiments and interpret the results to draw detailed and actionable conclusions
  • Mentor junior Data Scientists
  • Leverage data to understand product performance and to identify improvement opportunities
  • Present findings to senior management to inform business decisions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams across disciplines such as product, engineering, operations, and marketing to drive system development end-to-end from ideation to productionization.

What you'll need

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a data science role
  • Ph.D., M.S., B.S. or B.A. degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Physics or other quantitative field. (Advanced degrees are a plus)
  • Ability to use a language like Python, R or Java to work efficiently at scale with large data sets (including exploratory data analysis, statistical analysis, and machine learning model development) in a production environment.
  • Ability to drive clarity on the best modeling or analytic solution for a business objective
  • Advanced knowledge of experiment design and statistical methods
  • Work closely with cross-functional stakeholders to execute on decisions
  • Self-driven with the ability to work independently
  • Strong communication skills, for example demonstrated through documentation and presentations.

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.