What You’ll Do
Managing a cross-functional team of Software Engineers, This is an opportunity and challenge to make an impact in the real world using exciting and new technologies. You will lead multidisciplinary teams, releasing code to people as fast as possible. Being both technically hands-on, the successful incumbent would also collaborate with and influence leadership so that your team’s work directly impacts engineering strategy.
What You’ll Need
8+ years of experience in the software industry with at least 5+ years of web development experience and minimum 2+ years of experience managing and leading a team of 5 to 7 software developers. Help engineers develop their careers, assigning them to projects tailored to their skill levels, long-term skill development, personalities, and work styles
Bias towards action
You believe that speed and quality can be achieved at the same time. You've shown good judgement, shipping as fast as possible, products that are built in a responsible and sustainable way. You're willing to make mistakes along the way and make sure you learn from them.
Ability to improve teams
You can easily lead a team to the finish line or go deep on huge tasks where the answers are not immediately obvious. You work well in fast moving teams and have no problem working with others to resolve difficult problems. You support your team as much as your team supports you.
Your top priority is satisfying the customer. It doesn't matter what, how, or why something has gone wrong, you'll jump in and take ownership of problems that might not even be in your team's scope to ensure the customer is always getting the best experience possible.
About the Team
Uber’s scale and growth have moved past the benefits of a strong one-size-fits-all product-market fit and this is where the Uber Rider team is focused. Our charter is to bring the next set of billion riders onto the Uber platform. To enable riders to access the magic of Uber anywhere, anyway, anyhow. A significant set of step functions in new rider growth must come from enabling deep access to Uber; transcending rider challenges across capabilities of devices, networks, and riders in emerging regions of focus.