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Full Stack Software Engineer - Money Platform

Engineering 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


As a Full-Stack Engineer in the Payments Platform Team, you’ll be working on code from the deepest levels of our stack to very top. You’ll be working on creating dynamic pixel-perfect web UIs while simultaneously solving scalability problems and scaling complex business logic. Your work will impact live riders, eaters, driver-partners, and operations teams across the globe. Our teams span from the traditional ridesharing and UberEats businesses to the new emerging products around our own Mapping technology, and Self-Driving cars.

What You’ll Do

  • You will start by building internal facing products, with a high emphasis on improving productivity, investigation, and issue mitigation. You will play a key role in improving the overall efficiency of the Payments Platform team.

  • In addition, you will also build user-facing products, with high emphasis on UX, reliability, and efficiency, capable of handling Uber scale seamlessly.

What You’ll Need


  • Expertise in one or more object oriented programming language (e.g. Java, Go, C++)
  • Expertise in general web technologies (e.g. JavaScript/Node.js)
  • Experience with developing complex software systems scaling to millions of users with production quality deployment, monitoring and reliability.
  • Experience with large-scale distributed storage and database systems (SQL or NoSQL, e.g. MySQL, Cassandra)
  • Ability to decompose complex business problems and lead a team in solving them


Bonus Points If

  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or a related field
  • We love React - so knowledge there is a plus.
  • UI design, User experience, HTML/CSS
  • Experience with building high performance, scalable distributed systems using technologies like Kafka, Hadoop, Hive, or Zookeeper


About the Team


The core of the magical Uber experience is the seamless and frictionless payment at the end of the ride.  Uber Money processes many millions of payment transactions per day, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, all around the globe.  On a weekly basis, we pay out to over a million driver partners in over 600 locales around the world. Needless to say, we operate at incredible scale.


Payments Platform is a dynamic, fast-paced team that builds innovative technology to ensure that payments are recorded accurately and durably.  We use modern architectures, like distributed systems, and technologies like Kafka queues, and NoSQL datastores, to ensure this critical financial system can scale to Uber’s incredible growth.


The Payments Platform team has high visibility and direct impact on Uber's path to profitability.

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