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
A Senior Engineering role at Uber is special. Engineers at this level represent the top 30% of Engineers at Uber and will have a deep impact on a wide variety of technology decisions spanning multiple projects and at times, locations. We are looking for an experienced technologist who has in-depth distributed systems knowledge and has experience building highly scalable and reliable systems.
What You’ll do
As a senior engineer you will be responsible for coming up with design and plan for core components of the fulfilment infrastructure and you will do this in collaboration with other senior and staff engineers within the team and cross-organizations. This is an ambitious undertaking and an opportunity to redefine how Uber core fulfilment functions - keeping the future in mind as we get to build the core transportation grid for the entire world, and move millions of people reliably around the world, every single day.
Provide technical expertise to build, develop and scale fulfilment infrastructure
Partner & Develop a strategy for cloud-native fulfilment infrastructure to operate in multi-region/zones spanning on-prem and public cloud. We need engineers who think about large-scale distributed systems, monitoring, fault-tolerance, durability and scalability.
Mentor other engineers and build a strong culture of quality.
Handle conflicts well and help build consensus.Creative problem solver - Have an excellent understanding of business goals and able to identify and solve high impact, highly complex problems. Additionally, you are then able to effectively loop in other top engineers to help solve the problem.
Strong Code and documentation - your code should be used as the example for your company and you have the ability to build and design technical solutions from the ground up.
Champion best software engineering practices such as continuous integration, delivery, and deployment.
What You’ll Need
Bachelor's degree or higher in an engineering field (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Engineering, etc.)
Past experience in successfully designing and building large-scale distributed systems with reliability and availability in mind.
Past experience in scaling the systems to work in multiple availability zones.
6+ years of experience designing, implementing large-scale distributed systems (serving 5K+ QPS, participating in 100M+ in transactions)
Experience with multiple programming languages (Go, Java, Python) and data stores (MySQL, Cassandra, Redis, etc)
Proven track record of results as a Staff Engineer level or above at a premier technology company
Bonus Points If
Experience in building cloud-native architectures utilizing cloud data stores.
The Marketplace Platform team is responsible for the core fulfilment platform, which facilitates the core transportation flows for rides & eats. The team's mission is to provide a reliable, performant, and extensible fulfilment engine for Uber and provides the foundation and business models to enable transportation of people & things from origin to destination. This includes how we connect to the mobile devices - API gateway, Streaming Platform to push data from data centres to the mobile device.
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