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Backend Software Engineer - Assisted Access

Backend, Engineering in Amsterdam, Netherlands

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 Backend Engineers to join our new Driver Growth team based in Amsterdam, at the heart of our international engineering efforts. We are looking for passionate and pragmatic technologists who are able to design, implement and deliver scalable and resilient systems. We look for collaborative role models who are approachable and can mentor the talented people they work with.

What You’ll Do
 
  • Provide technical leadership and vision in designing, implementing, testing and rolling out the next generations of our Driver Growth features and tools.
  • Take a full-stack approach. Each project is unique and often requires a backend, mobile, and web component. You will be part of a cross-functional team which is developing the overall experience and architecture, the backend decisions impacting the rest of the stack.
  • Be a role model on acting with good judgement and responsibility. Engineers within the team should look to you for best practices on planning and execute on projects.
  • Manage scale & reliability. Our solutions support Uber's always-on marketplace. Maintaining this platform at scale requires constant investment in security, reliability and monitoring tooling.
  • Up the bar on sustainable engineering by improving best practices, producing best in class of code, documentation, testing and monitoring.
  • Be a humble mentor and trusted advisor for both our talented team members and passionate leaders alike. Deal with a difference in opinions in a mature and fair way, helping the team to commit and move forward.

 

 

What You’ll Need

 

  • 5+ years of relevant back-end engineering experience
  • Track record of building large-scale, highly-available systems
  • Experience with multiple programming languages and data stores. We use programming languages like Go, Java, Python and data stores like Cassandra, DynamoDB, Redis and others
  • Passion for driving continual improvement initiatives on engineering best practices like coding, testing or monitoring

 

About the Team
 

The Driver Growth team leads the acquisition and retention platform and product efforts for drivers, couriers, and other earners worldwide.

 

We are rapidly growing in Amsterdam, building mission-driven product teams that will be meeting the sign-up and onboarding needs of the millions of people worldwide who come to Uber to bolster their earnings opportunities, as well as tools and systems for our Operations teams who help them get on the road.

 

The team will be full-stack and cross functional. There will be significant, challenging problems in the backend, web, and mobile engineering spaces and the team will have embedded collaborators from Product Management, Design, and Data Science.


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