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Data Scientist - Rider Engagement Uber
San Francisco, CA

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About Uber

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

The Personalization team builds production machine learning models which target rider incentives at Uber. With an annual budget in the hundreds of millions, you have a chance to make a real impact in cost efficient machine learning. We're looking for a data scientist to build state of the art machine learning models to improve cost efficiency.

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

What You'll Do

* Machine learning research in uplift modeling -- something not well studied in academia.
* Implement random forest or neural network with custom loss function.
* Work with engineering to build production models using Scikit-Learn, Tensorflow.
* Design better explore/exploit methodology for model training

What You'll Need

* Proficiency with Python, and bonus for Numpy, Pandas, Tensorflow.
* Proficiency with SQL and Hive / Spark.
* Experience in Machine Learning - particularly in areas of supervised learning and reinforcement learning.

About the Team

Our team builds pricing structures (subscriptions and promotions) and designs experiments to evaluate their efficacy, as well as machine learning models to determine the pricing and targeting.

James Lee (8121): Data Scientist I - Level 3,Sr Data Scientist - Level 5

About Uber

Uber is a provider of a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.

10001 employees

1455 market street

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