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Product Manager - Uber Freight - Marketplace Dynamics, Matching

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Uber

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San Francisco, CA, US

Description

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.

About the Role

 

 

Uber Freight connect shippers with truckers, much like the way that Uber connects riders and drivers. We are a team of sharp, entrepreneurial individuals who are redefining the movement of things around the world. On the Uber Freight team, we fiercely believe that our dedication to transportation technologies will bring more harmonious, highly efficient, and increasingly safer transportation logistics to our roads.

 

As PM leading the Matching team, you will connect user exeprience and cutting edge ML to help truck drivers across the world find the best load for them. You will devise clever products to extract drivers' preferences, increase fleet utilization, optimize Uber Freight's network, and help the environment by minimizing empty miles.

 

If you are passionate about search and discovery, enjoy both technical challenges and building for an end user, as well as driven by real-world impact, this is the perfect role for you.

What You’ll Do
  • Using data-driven methodologies to match trucker needs with network opportunities
  • Defining and communicating product vision and plan from conception to launch.
  • Analyzing the results of a launch and creating the plan to iterate and build new features.
  • Prioritizing features based on business impact and available resources.
  • Proactively filling communication gaps amongst all team members.
  • Contributing to technical conversations around deadlines and engineering solutions.
  • Driving product research priorities for the research team.
  • Making magic out of the complicated and antiquated freight industry through intense focus on simplification and shipping minimal viable products.

 

What You’ll Need
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in product management in the search, discovery, matching, pricing, or related domains
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (preferably in either computer science/engineering, a quantitative domain like math/stats/physics, or economics)
  • Ability to write SQL queries (nice to have)
  • Experience communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Technical expertise and the ability to question, understand, and challenge software implementation decisions and priorities.
  • Passionate curiosity to learn and adapt to dynamic research, development and industry knowledge
  • A bold and optimistic personality: We’re coming to work everyday challenging the status quo, and we’re looking for people comfortable with asking bold, quirky questions, along with the mental resilience to know we’re just at the start of a long journey

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