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5/1/2019
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2019 University Graduate - Data Scientist -...
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Uber | New York, NY
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Job Description

Uber Overview

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.

Job Description

About the Role

Uber Everything Data Scientists help solve the most challenging problems related to Uber's ambitious and rapidly expanding on-demand delivery businesses such as Uber Eats. Come tackle fascinating and difficult problems associated with Uber's three-sided delivery marketplace, including personalized search and recommendation for restaurants and dishes, travel and food preparation time prediction, text mining and natural language processing, demand and supply forecasting, growth and spend optimization, dynamic pricing, dispatch and routing optimization, and many more. To solve these problems, data scientists leverage unique data sources diverse in both geographical and temporal dimensions and in both structured (data from app sessions, trips, etc.) and unstructured (menu descriptions, food photos, support contacts, etc.) forms.

What You'll Do / What You'll Need / Bonus Points / About the Team

What You'll Need

* Masters or PhD (with anticipated graduation in 2019) in Statistics/Biostatistics, Economics, AI & Machine Learning, Operations Research, or Computer Science
* Prior research, data science modeling, or engineering experience in the aforementioned domains
* Familiarity with technical tools for analysis - Python (with Pandas, etc.), R, SQL, etc.; previous software engineering background a plus
* Research mindset with bias towards action - able to structure a project from idea to experimentation to prototype to implementation

Bonus Points For

* Experience with A/B testing

About the Team

Uber Everything is where we develop and scale on-demand logistics delivery products such as UberEats. Officially launched in late 2015, Uber Eats is a fast-growing food delivery service that currently operates in more than 300 cities worldwide and serves millions of users, merchants, and delivery partners.

About Uber

Uber is an on-demand car service that allows everyone to have a private driver experience through iPhone, SMS, and web based requests. We are a technology startup that has created a more efficient means of transportation, making your city more useful and more pleasurable to move around in. UberCab connects clients and our network of professional town car and limo drivers in the simplest most elegant way possible, and we do it at a fraction of the cost. We are a friend to the client first, pushing the limits of the industry to create a simple more efficient car service experience for users. Second, we are a friend and revenue stream to our network of drivers, allowing them to make more money by turning their downtime into profits. Lastly, we're an ally to "the system" playing by the rules of the industry and promoting safety and improved conditions for consumers.