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About Uber

Uber is a technology company that is changing the way the world thinks about transportation. We are building technology people use everyday. Whether it's heading home from work, getting a meal delivered from a favorite restaurant, or a way to earn extra income, Uber is becoming part of the fabric of daily life.

We're making cities safer, smarter, and more connected. And we're doing it at a global scale-energizing local economies and bringing opportunity to millions of people around the world.

Uber's positive impact is tangible in the communities we operate in, and that drives us to keep moving forward.

We’re disrupting the transportation space and growing rapidly in both the U.S. and internationally. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, intellectually curious data science leader to make impact in one of Uber’s most critical and fastest growing divisions. This position reports directly to the Director of Insurance and Safety Analytics and will be based at Uber’s HQ in San Francisco. 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, mentor, manage, scale, and develop a team of talented data scientists
  • Collaborate with product management, engineering and other cross-functional teams to construct solutions addressing safety at Uber
  • Help steer safety data strategy to enable better modeling and research
  • Actively seek out opportunities to evangelize a data-driven approach to safety across Uber


What You'll Need

  • 10+ years of broad experience in insurance, safety, or related field
  • 5+ years and proven track record in managing data scientists and data science managers
  • BA/BS in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or similar field
  • Expert in predictive modeling and statistical analysis as well as related tools: R, Python, SQL, big data tools (Hive, Spark, Pig, etc.)
  • Data-minded truth-seeker who can balance attention to detail with swift execution
  • Great communication and executive-level presentation skills, able to multitask, stay organized and be a great teammate
  • Hunger and drive to learn complex topics
  • Enthusiasm about Uber!



  • Employees are provided with Uber credits each month.
  • Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the strategic direction of the company.
  • The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you built. We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment.


Benefits (u.s.)

  • 401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, nine paid company holidays.
  • Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it


Uber is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically urges people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Uber does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.