Jobs at Uber – Staff Data Scientist

Website Uber

Job Description:

  • We are looking for a Staff Data Scientist to join our team to solve complex problems in measurement, forecasting, and decision science for Uber’s marketing and ad tech teams using groundbreaking machine learning and optimization and forecasting algorithms. The ideal candidate needs to have a consistent record of successfully applying rigorous scientific methods with creativity and proficiency in technical capabilities. This is a unique opportunity to apply your skills and have a direct impact on a business at a global scale.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build production grade models on large-scale datasets to optimize marketing performance by utilizing advanced statistical modeling, machine learning, or data mining techniques and marketing science research
  • Provide thought leadership in applying innovative machine learning techniques to solve complex data science problems
  • Use large scale data processing such as Spark, Hive, and Uber’s proprietary machine learning platform, and more
  • Work with cross-functional teams to implement and improve data-driven solutions
  • Participate in project planning/prioritization meetings, partner meetings etc
  • Collaborate with marketing leadership, design, product and engineering teams
  • Use models to address key growth challenges and provide meaningful insights on problems such as LTV forecasting, market/individual level response modeling, cross-channel optimization, targeting optimization, and etc

Qualification & Experience:

  • Expertise with machine learning techniques and advanced analytics (e.g. time series, regression, neural networks, econometrics, causal inference, mathematical optimization)
  • Ability to balance attention to detail with swift execution
  • PhD in any quantitative field
  • Hunger and drive to learn complex topics
  • Advanced SQL skills – comfortable working with very large data sets
  • Passion for Uber!
  • Minimum of 6 years of industry experience as a data scientist
  • Expertise with Python (preferred) or R
  • Strong communication skills, organized, able to multitask and be a great teammate
  • Experience with big data using technologies like Hadoop, Hive, and Spark a plus

Job Details:

Company: Uber

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Oakland, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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