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Frontend Software Engineer -Vehicle Engineering (Seattle)

Engineering in Seattle, WA

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 is looking for a strong Frontend Software Engineer to join its Vehicle engineering team. The Vehicle team builds a set of mobile and web-based products as well as APIs that empower vehicle suppliers across the world to launch, manage and optimize their businesses on Uber’s platform. In this role you will have the opportunity to get in early in the lifetime of a hyper growth team and have a meaningful impact on defining core user scenarios, services architecture and team processes. You will also get to build on top of a cutting edge technology stack leveraging a mix of highly scalable serverless, streaming and database platforms.

What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with Product Managers, Designers and other Engineers to help define, scope and implement high quality features for our Web-based clients that solve critical user needs.
  • Contribute to improving the operational health of Vehicle engineering systems with both ideas and code.
  • Help evolve the underlying service and client architecture so that our products can scale with the rapidly changing needs of the business.
  • Help maintain a culture of camaraderie, ownership and constant learning on the team.

What You’ll Need

  • BS or MS in Computer/Information Science or Engineering.
  • 2+ years relevant experience as a Software Engineer.
  • Expertise in Javascript, HTML, CSS, and experience with libraries like SASS, LESS
  • Knowledge of Javascript frameworks such as React, Angular, Backbone
  • Experience with Node.js, Grunt, Gulp, or other server-side Javascript technologies and tools
  • Familiarity with principles of good user experience

Bonus Points If

  • You have prior experience working on features end-to-end, including frontend, backend and database.
  • You have a solid understanding of one or more high level programming language such as Go, Java, C# or C++.
  • You have worked on large-scale microservices based distributed systems.
  • You have worked in a team that follows agile software engineering practices (scrum/kanban).

About the Team

 

The Vehicle Engineering team is helping drive Uber’s rapid growth in some of the most important global markets. The team builds and owns mobile and web-based products as well as APIs that empower vehicle owners the world over to launch, manage and optimize their transportation businesses on Uber’s platform. We are in the first innings of defining this business domain and have a long runway of innovation and exploration in front of us. If you are excited by the opportunity to work in a newly emerging problem space, this is the team for you!


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