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Software Engineer - Infrastructure

Backend, Engineering in Boulder, CO

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.

What you'll do:

 

Uber's Advanced Technologies Maps Engineering Team is helping create the next generation of mapping and sensing technologies. The work we do is directly impacting Uber's mission of bringing safe, reliable transportation to everyone, everywhere. Our team is comprised of world-class engineers with decades of software development and geospatial experience. We're looking for exceptional engineers who can work faster and smarter without sacrificing technical excellence.

 

The Maps Infrastructure Platform Team is seeking experienced software engineers to help create the future of urban transportation. We are developing a large scale, distributed processing and storage system to support Uber's Maps operations. Our vision is to make map processing at Uber the industry leader in efficiency. We leverage existing, tested open source technologies (such as Mesos, Aurora, Spark, HDFS, Cassandra) as the base of this system. We then add on top all of the Uber-specific magic that is needed to deliver a full-featured mapping infrastructure.

 

What you'll need:

  • An excellent engineering background with deep computer science fundamentals
  • An understanding of large-scale, high-availability distributed systems (think thousands of cores, and hundreds of petabytes)
  • We span languages here: deep software development experience in either Python or Java is required. Go and/or Scala experience a plus
  • Excellent Linux skills
  • Hands-on experience with open source distributed application technologies (e.g. Mesos, Aurora, Spark, HDFS, Cassandra, etc.)
  • Creative thinker who can create magic with and on top of our platform
  • A demonstrated record of being a self-starter, willing to take chances and make smart bold bets, show great resourcefulness and speed, all while keeping a positive, winning attitude

Perks

  • Employees are given Uber credits every month.
  • The rare opportunity to change the way the world moves. We're not just another social web app, we're moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Smart, engaged co-workers.

 

Benefits

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

 

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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