Data Platform Manager - Uber Freight


April 29, 2021

About the Role
Uber Freight connects shippers with truckers, much like the way Uber connects riders and drivers. The Freight team believes that empowering truck drivers will bring more open, efficient, and increasingly safer transportation to our roads. We are a team of sharp, entrepreneurial individuals bringing technologies, algorithms and lessons from Uber's core business into the $700B U.S. Transportations & Logistics industry. Comprised of Uber veterans and newcomers, we are looking for candidates who share our enthusiasm for disrupting today's toughest challenges in transportation. We are a Customer Obsessed team, and care deeply about our users, continually looking for opportunities to improve their lives.
What You'll Do
  • Create the vision for Data and Data Warehousing across Uber Freight and create a plan to achieve that vision
  • Guide the design, building, and launching of new data pipelines in production
  • Partner with Engineering & Data Science Leads, Product Management & Data infrastructure teams to build shared goals
  • Establish the processes needed to achieve operational excellence in all areas to improve data reliability & data quality at Freight
  • Build a high-quality Data Platform team
  • Drive data efforts related to major Freight / Uber wide initiatives: financial reporting, privacy, compliance, international expansion, resource planning and optimization.
  • Drive data quality across the Uber Freight and bring in learnings from rest of Uber & industry
  • Establish SLA's for all data sets and processes running in production

Basic Qualificaitons
  • Minimum 5 years industry experience in data analytics
  • At least 2 years in driving data modeling as a data architect or another capacity
  • At least 5 years of experience in people management (7-10 direct reports)
  • Bachelors or higher in Math, Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, or other quantitative field preferred (advanced degrees are a plus)
  • Advanced SQL expertise; experience in a scripting language for analysis (R, Python, etc) is a plus!

Preferred Qualificaitons
  • Track record of getting your hands dirty with messy data to identify product opportunities and uncover interesting product insights
  • Strong storytelling: distill interesting and hard-to-find insights into a compelling, concise data story
  • Ability to communicate effectively and manage relationships with stakeholders coming from both technical and non-technical backgrounds
  • Passionate and attentive self-starters, great communicators, amazing follow-through - you have a great work ethic and love the responsibilities from being personally empowered

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 10,000 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.
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