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Software Engineer

Engineering Security, Safety & Security in Palo Alto, CA

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

We are seeking an experienced software engineer to help build our distributed AuthZ Platform. An ideal candidate will have expertise and experience in software development and security engineering. You will build high quality software to enhance data and service protection.  

Who You Are

You immerse yourself in security and have a passion for engineering. You are a subject matter expert, someone who brings organization to everything you do, and are excited to solve crazy hard problems that make an impact.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop high quality software to enhance infrastructure level security
  • Provide subject matter expertise on architecture, authentication, and systems security
  • Drive the implementation and integration of tools and services for authentication, and authorization
  • Collaborate with other engineering & business teams to execute against the vision and roadmap

What You’ll Need

  • A solid understanding of information security standards & methodologies
  • Ability to distill complex security problems and drive toward creative solutions
  • Programming Skills in two of the following languages: Go, Java, C/C++, Python.
  • Ability to write high quality code: reliable, efficient, easy to debug and maintain
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
  • Thorough understanding of authentication, authorization, and directory services
  • A firm grasp of networking protocols and operations
  • A solid understanding of software and system architecture patterns (central and distributed systems)
  • Ability to provide deep technical mentorship and guidance
  • Ability to communicate ideas and proposals concisely, both verbally and in writing to people with all levels of technical experience
  • Experience with *nix environments and/or Bash
  • Container experience (Docker)
  • Container As A Service experience a plus (Mesos, Kubernetes)

Bonus Points If

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related areas
  • Familiarity with corporate network security hardening
  • Familiarity with big data technologies

 

About the Team

Uber's Security team works to ensure the security of all private, personal and payment information for our full set of users - riders, drivers and partners. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that every single experience with Uber is simple, secure, and safe. You will join our Data Access Platform team and build platform level software, which protects Uber’s data and services in both corporate and production environments.


See our Candidate Privacy Statement

At Uber we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Uber is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.