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.
About the Role
Uber Design Research is seeking an experienced manager to lead a group of researchers focused on our driver applications and services. Beneath our apps is an internationally diverse world of amazing cities, transportation logistics, market making, and interactions among drivers, riders, and businesses.
We're also here for personal reasons. We want to turn cities from grey to green. We aim to replace parking with parks.
If you're a great manager, comfortable in a high-velocity environment, and unafraid to push the limits, we'd love to talk with you.
Lead a team of researchers to explore opportunities, generate product and service ideas, evaluate designs-in-progress, and conduct causal research to explain the behavior found in our massive data stores
Use your expertise to teach quantitative and qualitative methods
Guide team members to help them work effectively with product teams
Be a thought partner to help team members invent and pioneer research methods
Collaborate with Design, Product, Data Science, Engineering, and Marketing leaders
Focus on business goals to enhance the impact of your team's efforts
What you'll need
MS or PhD degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Statistics, Computer Science or a related field
5 years of relevant experience in a product development research setting
Track record of demonstrating excellent command of research questions within a given domain and of technical tools for the analysis of data within that domain
Previous experience driving research programs that have had a lasting impact on product and design decisions
Bonus Points if
Previous experience conducting research in APAC, EMEA, LATAM, SEA, and working on products with global impact
Ability to fluently communicate in languages other than English
Previous experience identifying, onboarding, and managing external research, translation, transcription, and tools vendors
Willingness to travel in US frequently
About the Team
The Driver team is passionate about connecting with driver partners and suppliers to improve their experience around the globe. We work in a close team that collaborates with cross functional partners to deliver insights for short and long term problems. We’re looking for data driven, opinionated and passionate individuals who can bring our experience to the next level. Empathy for a global user base and ability to navigate complex, unprecedented situations are key skills for this role.
Uber ne samo da prihvaća različitost, nego ju i slavi, podržava te raste zahvaljujući različitostima za dobrobit naših zaposlenika, proizvoda i zajednice. Uber s ponosom osigurava jednake mogućnosti za sve na radnom mjestu te kao poslodavac promiče jednakost. Zalažemo se za jednake mogućnosti zapošljavanja bez obzira na rasu, boju kože, podrijetlo, vjeru, spol, nacionalno podrijetlo, seksualnu orijentaciju, dob, državljanstvo, bračno stanje, invaliditet, rodni identitet ili veteranski status.