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Engineering Manager - Freight

Freight, 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.

 

Who’s it with

 

Trucks move everything you buy, why shouldn't booking a truck be as seamless as booking an Uber?  Uber Freight connects shippers with carriers / truck drivers, much like the way the Uber connects riders and drivers. The Uber Freight team believes that empowering truck drivers will bring more open, efficient, and increasingly safer transportation to our roads. 

 

This is an amazing opportunity to join this team of sharp, entrepreneurial individuals who are redefining the movement of goods around the world.  To join and grow a team who share enthusiasm for tackling today's toughest challenges in transportation. 

 

What you’ll be doing


This is a brand new Leadership role based in our EMEA headquarters in Amsterdam. Primarily you will be tasked with building out a team of top-of-the-class software engineers, so demonstrable experience of hiring top talent would be highly beneficial.  


You will be expected to:


  • Set Vision
  • Operationalize
  • Develop and Coach
  • Build Trust:
  • Connect
  • Grow and Adapt:

As one of the early members of the Amsterdam team you set the foundations, working very closely with San Francisco to align on business priorities and deliverables. This is a real opportunity to make a position your own!


It is essential that you have a passion for being hands as especially in the initial stages, whilst building out your team, as  you will be the single point of contact for this area and thus will be expected to roll up your sleeves and get involved.


But you won’t be alone! You will be supported by our experienced team in San Fran as well as surrounded by a team of 100 + Engineering gurus based  here in Amsterdam who make up our unique inclusive and supportive technology community.


What you’ll need


  • Proven track record in leading and scaling full stack engineering teams 
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and drive clarity with product and peers
  • Experienced in project management using agile, especially in a fast paced environment
  • Experienced in both product and platform engineering
  • Flexible in both long term investments and focus on quality vs short term iterations based on needs
  • Commercially focused with strong business empathy

 

Bonus

  • Experienced in collaboration in a multi-national team environment
  • Experienced in software development in B2B

 

But don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes we would still be really keen to hear from you!



Why you’ll want it:


You will be responsible for building apps that empower drivers to find and move freight efficiently. You and the team you build will play a key role in innovating the global logistics and freight industry


This is a truly unique opportunity to build technology that changes the way the world moves and take your career to the next level surrounded by industry experts who will encourage your own personal growth as a leader. 


So are you ready for the challenge?  Hit apply now! 


Uber is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Uber does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, 


 



 

 


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