Data Science - Safety and Insurance

US-CA-San Francisco
Department
Finance & Accounting - Insurance

Uber Overview

About Uber

 

We’re changing the way people think about transportation. Not that long ago we were just an app to request premium black cars in a few metropolitan areas. Now we’re a part of the logistical fabric of more than 600 cities around the world. Whether it’s a ride, a sandwich, or a package, we use technology to give people what they want, when they want it.

 

For the people who drive with Uber, our app represents a flexible new way to earn money. For cities, we help strengthen local economies, improve access to transportation, and make streets safer.

 

And that’s just what we’re doing today. We’re thinking about the future, too. With teams working on autonomous trucking and self-driving cars, we’re in for the long haul. We’re reimagining how people and things move from one place to the next.

 

Job Description

What you’ll do

 

  • Learn about Uber’s rapidly growing and unique safety and insurance operations
  • Perform day-to-day database administration to create and ETL critical data for building predictive models
  • Create data science to support safety product and insurance
  • Conduct original analysis to give data-driven responses to operations questions
  • Work with BIG data and BIG data platforms such as Hive and Spark
  • Work with telematics data such as GPS and IMU

 

What you’ll need

 

  • 1-3 years of experience as a data scientist at a company with global operations
  • Previous experience in safety or insurance a plus
  • Strong background with database management
  • Expert level knowledge of SQL
  • Experience with designing, constructing, administering, and maintaining data warehouses
  • Experience with common analysis tools - R and Python
  • Demonstrable familiarity with code and programming concepts
  • Great communication skills, organized, able to multitask and be a team player
  • Balance attention to detail with swift execution
  • Hunger and driver to learn complex topics
  • Enthusiasm about Uber!

 



Perks

 

  • Employees are given Uber credits every month.
  • The rare opportunity to change the way the world moves. We're not just another social web app, we're moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Smart, engaged co-workers.

 

 

Benefits

 

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

 


Uber is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages 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.

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