Manager - Strategy & Planning - ATG

US-PA-Pittsburgh
Department
Advanced Technologies Group - Product & Design

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

About the Role

 

We’re seeking a small group of unbelievably talented and enthusiastic visionaries shape the autonomous development and the future of transportation. As a part of the strategy and planning team you will work across engineering, operations, finance, policy, and business development to develop and lead strategic initiatives that align individual teams and shape the long term vision of Uber ATG. 

Perks

What You'll Do

  • To be successful, you will need to bring strong leadership, communication, vision, and analytical skills, with an ability thrive in a dynamic fast-paced environment
  • Ideal candidates have a diverse set of general business skills and judgement, in addition to a depth of specific domain knowledge in one or more strategic focus areas:
    • Self Driving Technology
    • Self Driving Policy
    • TaaS / Ride Sharing
    • Automotive Industry
    • Domestic & Global Transportation
    • Business Operations
    • Operations Research
    • Product Planning

What You’ll Need

  • A deep background and confirmed (5+ yr) track record in technology, strategy, and business leadership.
  • Extraordinary leadership, team building, and communication skills.
  • Experienced analysis - approaches problem solving from first principles and combines the best of qualitative and quantitative decision making in an analytical framework.
  • Expert decision maker - you know when to make decisions quickly with limited information, when to go deep, and can combine both approaches to avoid analysis paralysis while maintaining good decision making.
  • Actionable vision - generates and communicates a compelling long term vision of the future, and also has the ability to connect the present to the future in actionable plans.
  • Master disambiguator/simplifier - constantly pushing toward transparency and delivery.
  • Confident truth seeker- Isn’t afraid to find and fight for the truth even under significant pressure. Challenges assumptions, learns quickly, and adapts continuously. Doesn’t care where the truth comes from - not invented here is not a thing

Bonus Points If

  • Exceptional teammate - Excellent collaborator who measures their own success largely in terms of their team’s success
  • Bar raiser - you maintain a high bar across the board, from your own contributions, to the people you work with, to the products you work on
  • Grittiness - you never hesitate to roll up your sleeves and pursue something hands-on, you persevere when others fall away
  • True passion for Uber’s mission
  • A never-ending desire to grow and learn

 

About the Team

 

At the Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), we are building technologies that will transform the way the world moves. Our teams in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Phoenix, and Toronto are dedicated to mapping, software and hardware development, vehicle safety, and operations for self-driving technology. Our teams are passionate about developing a self-driving system that will one day move people and things around more safely, efficiently, and cost effectively.

 

This is a ground-zero opportunity to usher in a fundamental shift in transportation and technology, to solve really hard problems, and to experience explosive professional growth with the smartest minds in the industry. We hope you’re as excited about it as we are.

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