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Senior Software Engineer - Frontend (Aarhus, Denmark)

Frontend, Engineering in Aarhus, Denmark

We’re changing the way people think about transportation. Not that long ago we were just an app to request premium black cars in a few metropolitan areas. Now we’re a part of the logistical fabric of more than 600 cities around the world. Whether it’s a ride, a sandwich, or a package, we use technology to give people what they want, when they want it.

 

For the people who drive with Uber, our app represents a flexible new way to earn money. For cities, we help strengthen local economies, improve access to transportation, and make streets safer.

 

And that’s just what we’re doing today. We’re thinking about the future, too. With teams working on new modalities, self-driving cars and even urban air transportation, we’re in for the long haul. We’re reimagining how people and things move from one place to the next.

Uber's Core Infrastructure team is seeking experienced software engineers to help create the future of urban transportation. Sounds interesting? Read on.

 

We are responsible for the infrastructure software that makes Uber's data centers around the world extremely reliable and scalable. We've built the foundation of a highly cohesive, loosely coupled service-oriented architecture that is going to propel us into the next 100x growth levels - which will come pretty soon, considering that we're doubling in size every six months.

 

We are partitioning data processing pipelines across multiple hot data centers and rethinking queueing systems that now handle hundreds of millions of jobs. Peak load is still a bit challenging for us, but we're hard at work developing the next generation platform that will scale with grace and can be operated with ease.

 

The Core Infrastructure team is creating systems for consumption by all the other engineering teams at Uber. Our frontend developers build the customer facing part of these systems.

 

What you'll need

  • Experience. You've built side projects or professionally utilized the latest stacks and JavaScript libraries such as Node.js, React, Angular and Backbone. You can make magic with CSS. You are excited by the amazing pace that the web continues to evolve. You seek new methods and tools to make great websites faster and more beautiful.
  • Fast learners. We're looking for software engineers who thrive on learning new technologies and don't believe in one-size-fits-all solutions. You should be able to adapt easily to meet the needs of our massive growth and rapidly evolving business environment.
  • Versatility. In addition to having an intimate knowledge of the frontend layer, you can dip down into the stack when needed.
  • Deep architecture skills. You know how to create performant client-side experiences with code bases that scale for a large number of developers. You stay up-to-date with the latest trends.
  • Passion. You feel ownership over everything you ship. You'd never call code "released" until you're satisfied it's correct. You pride yourself on efficient monitoring, thorough documentation, and proper test coverage.

 

What you'll do 

 

  • The Core Infrastructure team is creating systems for consumption by all the other engineering teams at Uber. As a frontend developer, you will build the customer facing part of these systems.
  • Shipping services/tools that greatly increase developer productivity.
  • Diving deep into our build infrastructure and tooling to make it more stable/performant.
  • R&D into the latest available tooling/technologies and adopt them into our stack.

 

Some examples of work done by the Aarhus Engineering office:

  • Mezzanine migration
  • Schemaless part one
  • Schemaless part two
  • Schemaless part three
  • Micro deploy
  • Trip data sqeeze sure to check out the Uber Engineering Blog to learn more about the team.

 

Uber is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Uber does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.


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