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Chicago, IL
501 to 1000 employees
2014
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
Unknown / Non-Applicable
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Built around a foundation of data science and machine learning, Uptake helps industrial companies digitally transform with open, purpose-built software that delivers outcomes that matter.

Among our many awards and accolades, Uptake is a current World ... Read more

Mission: Uptake aims to create a world that always works: One where the machines and equipment we depend on daily don’t break, and industrial companies are once again the creators of economic growth and opportunity.

Uptake Reviews

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Uptake full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Opportunity to work with some of the most creative and talented data scientists in the business.
    - Interesting challenges and great value in delivering data science solutions for process and performance improvement of industrial IOT.
    - Flexibility in work timings, great office space, healthy free snack options and ton of learning opportunities

    Cons

    Attrition of talented people is a source of constant worry.

    Advice to Management

    Please take time to address the team regarding the heavy attrition and analyze the comments leading to the growing negative Glassdoor reviews.

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Uptake Photos

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Uptake Interviews

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    Data Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Uptake in May 2020.

    Interview

    I applied online, and was contacted in a few days to schedule a 30-minute interview with the head of data science, conducted over zoom. I was told I would hear back at the end of the week, and I got an offer when I followed up.

    Interview Questions

    • Before the interview, I was told to be prepared to describe a project that I have completed, or that I am currently working on.   1 Answer
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Uptake Awards & Accolades

  • Best New Startup, Moxie Awards, 2015
  • Best Startup Founder or Co-Founders(Brad Keywell), Moxie Awards by Built In Chicago, 2015
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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