Job type full-time
Full job description
About the role
At uber, people analytics empowers leaders and employees to make evidence-based decisions by unlocking the value of people dataWe drive business results by improving wellbeing, engagement and efficiency through data & analyticsAnd we do this by delivering useful insights in all aspects of the talent lifecycle – recruiting, selection, onboarding, development, rewards, and retention – to drive positive people and business outcomesOur people are what drives uber’s success, and data helps move our people forward.
We are looking for an expert people research scientist to join our people science team, a team that specializes in conducting in-depth research and applying advanced analytics to understand and influence employee experience and behaviors, find opportunities for intervention, and partners with product and engineering to build scalable solutions that enable data-driven business decisions.
This is an exciting opportunity to build, innovate, and make a profound impact at a company that moves fast and is never standing stillOpen to remote work.
What you`ll do
Apply your quantitative skills, data science techniques and research methodologies to enrich understanding and improve prediction of employee motivation and behaviors
Partner with our people decision science team to translate business problems into research questions, craft appropriate research, experiments, or analytical approaches to provide actionable insights across the enterprise
Partner closely with engineering and product teams to define, prototype and build data science products with balanced and scalable impact
Communicate data insights and recommendations to technical and non-technical stakeholders and influence business decisions; be a scientific thought leader in the people function
Master or phd degree in a quantitative discipline, such as industrial/organizational psychology, behavioral economics, labor economics, experimental psychology, organizational behavior, education, management, quantitative ux, and any other people related field
2+ years experience in the field of people analytics, people science, or human capital consulting
Experience using r or python to manage and analyze structured and unstructured data
Phd with 3+ years of experience, or ms with 5+ years of experience working as an applied quantitative researcher or data scientist, ideally in high-tech industry
Expertise in experiment design, nudging, natural language processing (nlp), or organizational network analytics (ona) strongly preferred
Working experience in management/human capital consulting or people analytics preferred
Able to translate business objectives into actionable analyses and communicate findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Able to navigate through ambiguity, adapt effectively to changing situations, and innovate in solving complex problems
Posted 30+ days ago
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 lets move the world forward, together.