Design Research Internship, Co-op Data Team, Spring 2017

The Uber Data team is seeking a quantitatively oriented design research intern to help us make Uber the most intelligent company in the world.

You’ll work among best-in-class design researchers, designers, product managers, and design-oriented engineers in a fast-paced, rapidly growing, hybrid (technology/operations) environment.

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Define and measure quantitative UX goals and metrics in collaboration with Designers, Researchers, Engineers and Project Managers.
  • Examine existing data and product designs to generate hypotheses and plans for high-impact research.
  • Prioritize and drive research to improve the user experience.
  • Communicate findings to stakeholders on the team. Make research findings convincing and actionable for both research experts and non-experts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Pursuing MS degree in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Science, Statistics and Data Sciences, a related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in a programming language commonly used for data manipulation and computational statistics (such as Python, R, Matlab, C++, Java or Go), and in SQL.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Pursuing a PhD degree in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Science, Statistics or a related Data Science field.
  • Relevant work experience with User Experience or Human-Computer Interaction teams.
  • Proficiency in programming computational and statistical algorithms for large data sets.
  • Track record of demonstrating excellent command of research questions within a given domain, and of technical tools for the analysis of data within that field.

Perks

PERKS:

The rare opportunity to change the world. We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics--globally.
Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment.

We're bringing Uber to every major city in the world. We need brains and passion to make it happen intelligently, and in style.

Must submit portfolio along with resume for consideration.


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