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Senior Manager, Global Network Infrastructure

Manager, Engineering in San Francisco, CA

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.

About the Role

 

Uber is changing the way the world moves. Here at Uber, our mission is to bring transportation for everyone, everywhere. We recently completed our 10 billionth trip (including 4 billion in 2017) and are currently operating in more than 600 cities, across 65 countries, enabling 15 million daily trips, and connecting over 75 million monthly active riders with 3 million active drivers. We are currently making significant investments into our infrastructure to support the continued growth of Uber at a much larger scale, globally.

 

We are looking for a passionate technologist to join us as “Senior Manager, Global Network Infrastructure, uMetal” and lead a team of talented network engineers responsible for the design and implementation of Uber’s global production network.

 

We are looking for someone with a passion for leading high-performing teams, and building highly-available, mission-critical networks that support millions of users on a daily basis. The selected candidate will provide technical leadership to the team responsible for the engineering design and implementation of Uber’s data center networks and wide-area networks (metro, points of presence, backbone, transit, peering).

 

This is a unique opportunity for a senior technology leader to join Uber and help improve and scale our infrastructure to the next level.

 

What You'll Do

 

You will provide technical leadership to the team responsible for the engineering design and implementation of Uber’s global production network, including data center networks and wide-area networks (metro, points of presence, backbone, transit, peering).

 

What You'll Need

 

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related engineering field. Masters/Ph.D. preferred.
  • 10+ years of relevant engineering experience.
  • 3+ years of experience managing engineering teams (network/infrastructure).
  • Track record of building and/or managing highly-available, large-scale networks.
  • Experience with engineering design of data center networks and wide-area networks, including points of presence (PoPs), transit, backbone and transport. 
  • Experience working with networking vendors, telecom carriers, transit providers, etc.
  • Experience managing a budget.
  • Passion for driving continual improvement initiatives on network availability, performance, agility and unit cost.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write detailed technical documents.
  • Passionate about helping the team grow by inspiring and mentoring engineers.

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