Data Science Manager

Short Description

UBER is hiring a Data Science Manager who can manage execution and perform peer reviews on projects for high quality and on-time delivery.

Job Description

About the Role
Uber's global Safety & Insurance organization is responsible for creating and improving processes and products which raise the bar on safety for riders and drivers. The data science team focuses on algorithmic solutions to understanding and improving safety. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and intellectually-curious data science leader to make an impact in one of Uber's most critical divisions. So if you're ready to go deep working on a rewarding set of challenges and if you've got the skills, experience, passion, and a strong team mentality - read on and get in touch!

What You'll Do
  • Lead a team of data scientists to support personal safety initiatives, focusing on delivering machine learning-based products to improve safety
  • Manage execution and perform peer reviews on projects for high quality and on-time delivery
  • Collaborate with product, engineering, and other cross-functional teams to build a roadmap and steer strategy for personal safety data science
  • Identify opportunities for better modeling methodologies and novel data science solutions
  • Proactively seek out opportunities to evangelize a data-driven approach to safety across Uber
  • Mentor data scientists and provide technical direction

What You'll Need
  • Minimum of 8 years of broad experience in data science with at least 3 years of people management
  • Expert knowledge and experience in statistics and machine learning
  • Expert level knowledge of SQL
  • Experience with R/Python and Spark / distributed computing, and demonstrable familiarity with code and programming concepts
  • Experience developing teams
  • Very strong verbal and written communication and executive-level presentation skills
  • Excellent judgment, critical thinking, and decision-making skills; can balance attention to detail with swift execution
  • Management consulting, insurance, safety, or related experience a plus
  • Advanced degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Business or analytical field
  • Enthusiasm for Uber!

Data Science Manager
Mid-Senior-level Technology | Information | Information Technology Full-time Other | Engineering | Information Technology Data Scientist | Data Science
Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By connecting riders to drivers through our apps, we make cities more accessible?opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. From our founding in 2009 to our launches in 600+ cities today, Uber's rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer.