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
If you are interested in building large scale data pipelines that impacts how Uber makes decisions about Rider lifecycle and experience, join the Rider Backend Platform team. Uber collects petabyte scale analytics data from the different Ride booking apps. Help us build the software systems and data models that will enable data scientists reason about user behavior and build models for consumption by different rider facing program teams.
What You’ll Do
Streamline data processing of the original event sources and consolidate them in source of truth event logs
Identify unified data models collaborating with Data Science team
Build and maintain real-time/batch data pipelines that can consolidate and clean up usage analytics
Build systems that monitor data losses from the mobile sources
Build systems that detect fraud and help us eliminate malicious or fraudulent networks
Work on systems that will use advanced machine learning techniques to optimize data flows and processes
What You’ll Need
3+ years experience
Architecture:Knowledge of data structures and an eye for architecture. You can discuss the tradeoff between architectural choices, both on a theoretical level and on an applied level.
Strong coding/debugging abilities: You have advanced knowledge of at least one programming language, and are happy to learn more. Our core languages are Java, Python, and Scala.
Big data:Experience with Distributed systems such as Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Kafka, Vertica is preferred.
Data pipeline:Strong understanding in SQL, Database. Experience in building data pipelines is a great plus. Love getting your hands dirty with the data implementing custom ETLs to shape it into information.
A team player:You believe that you can achieve more on a team — that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. You rely on others' candid feedback for continuous improvement.
Design and business acumen:You understand requirements beyond the written word. Whether you’re working on an API used by other developers, an internal tool consumed by our operation teams, or a feature used by millions of customers, your attention to details leads to a delightful user experience.
About the Team
Rider Backend Platform is a relatively new team tasked with shaping up the future architecture of Uber’s Rider stack. We are a bunch of engineers passionate about helping Uber grow by focusing our energy on building the core building blocks needed to power the rider experiences on the different Rider facing apps including the core Uber app, Uber Lite, m.uber.com as we move on to become the preferred transportation platform for millions of riders all over the world.
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.