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Senior Data Scientist - Uber Freight

Data Science
in San Francisco, California

About the Role

About the Role

Your role, as Sr. Data Scientist - Shipper Pricing is to build systems and models to identify and deliver both incremental and step-change improvements to our shipper pricing. As the Sr. Data Scientist, you will identify key gaps and opportunities, and develop and execute on the vision, strategy and roadmap for the team, all in close collaboration with engineering and product management, and operations. You are highly technical, data-obsessed, diving deep into how pricing algorithms are playing out both day-to-day and in experiments, and excel at leading the technical charge of the team.

What You'll Do

  • Bring strong technical expertise to help drive profitability at Uber Freight
  • Build and productionize algorithmic pricing models
  • Drive innovation, generate and validate new data, tactics and product ideas that maximize our business impact
  • Be creative - relentlessly identify new ideas and data sources to solve very difficult problems
  • Feature engineering and analytics to identify and demonstrate the opportunities of modeling improvements
  • Drive cross-functional initiatives to set qualitative objectives and quantitative goals
  • Lead the creation of pragmatic, prioritized, actionable roadmaps that effectively distill vision and strategy into efficiently shipped results.

What the Candidate Will Need / Bonus Points

Basic Qualifications

  • Masters degree in operations research, computer science or a related quantitative field.
  • Strong expertise in developing and deploying large scale machine learning and optimization models in production
  • At least 5 years of industry experience in data science, with significant personal experience as a technical contributor.
  • Experience solving deep technical problems using optimization and statistical approaches.
  • Knowledge of experimental design and analysis
  • Experience with common analysis tools - Python, R, and SQL. Expert with code and programming concepts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD degree in operations research, computer science or a related quantitative field
  • Experience working with spatial data, in revenue management, bidding, or in the logistics industry
  • Tech lead experience and passion for mentoring
  • Expertise in convex programming and computational optimization

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.

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