Product Manager - Data Platform - Streaming Analytics

Uber Overview

Uber is looking to hire rockstar Product Managers to lead our efforts to build and scale Uber’s next-generation Data Infrastructure!

Data volumes at Uber are growing exponentially. All of Uber relies heavily on these rich datasets to gain deep insights and to make real-time business decisions. Streaming analytics at Uber power mission-critical applications like dynamic pricing, UberEATS delivery times, fraud detection, driver activation and many others.

As a Product Manager, you will help define the strategy, drive requirements and deliver products that power analytics for data in motion.

To win at this job, you will need strong Computer Science fundamentals, deep background in building scalable systems, A+ communication and collaboration skills, an entrepreneurial bent, and an unquenchable desire to help Uber become the smartest company in the world.

To be effective in this role, you’ll need to:

  • Internalize and deeply understand Uber’s growth strategy – and then align your team’s mission and roadmap with this direction.
  • Craft a coherent product vision and execution strategy for your team to achieve product adoption among engineers, product managers, and data scientists using your software.
  • Guide your team to build tools that rapidly attain internal product-market fit and widespread adoption among those responsible for making Uber grow.
  • Execute. This means being constantly biased towards action, knowing the data, being in the details, setting a high bar and building strong collaborative relationships with other teams, thinking boldly, disambiguating, always thinking of the customer first and rapidly iterating towards something demonstrably awesome.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • A computer science undergraduate degree or equivalent plus hands-on software engineering experience. Technical understanding of the systems you propose to build.
  • 5+ years experience leading and managing cross-functional product teams that delivered solutions related to user engagement and activation
  • Great design instincts and product taste.
  • A high bar across the board – from your own contributions to the people you work with to the products you work on.
  • A “driver” personality – biased toward action, great collaborator and master disambiguator/simplifier – constantly pushing toward clarity and delivery.
  • Data-driven mindset; ability to leverage data to make decisions without getting stuck in analysis paralysis.
  • True user-centricity and deep empathy for a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • True passion for Uber’s mission and the company’s hybrid technology / operations nature.
  • A strong entrepreneurial bent. You never hesitate to roll up your sleeves and tackle something hands-on, you persevere when others fall away, you get it done.
  • An unquenchable desire to help Uber be the fastest growing company in the world.

Perks

  • Employees are given Uber credits every month.
  • Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the strategic direction of the company.
  • The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you built. 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.

Benefits (U.S.)

  • 401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, nine paid company holidays.
  • Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.

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