Software, Advanced Technologies Group in Pittsburgh, PA
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
This position performs map production work to create and maintain geometry and associated features within set areas for use by Self-Driving Vehicles. Ensures accurate representation of real world conditions in the map.
What You’ll Do
Work in proprietary software to create geometry and map features within specified geographic areas
Be responsible for editing the map as well as providing peer feedback
Ensure our maps closely represent reality and map policy
Work within various teams to ensure that our maps are always ready to support our self-driving goals
Comply with in-house specifications/policy
Complete quality checks on others work using specific QA guidelines
Provide feedback to leads regarding tools performance, issues, bugs, etc
What You’ll Need
Familiarity with basic spatial mapping concepts
Ability to apply common concepts and carry out work according to specific instructions and set procedures
To be extremely detail oriented
Ability to share knowledge and coach less experienced peers
Degree in GIS or related field is preferred.
Proficiency in PC software packages
Excellent analytical skills
Strong technical aptitude
Strong organizational and communication skills
About the Team
At the Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), we are building technologies that will transform the way the world moves. Our teams in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Boulder, and Toronto are dedicated to mapping, software and hardware development, vehicle safety, and operations for self-driving technology. Our teams are passionate about developing a self-driving system that will one day move people and things around more safely, efficiently, and cost effectively.
At Uber, we believe technology has the power to make transportation more efficient, accessible, and safer than ever before. Self-driving technology has the potential to make these benefits an everyday reality for our customers, but it’s not going to happen overnight. Building best-in-class self-driving technology will take time, and safety is our priority every step of the way. Operating inclusively and transparently, while displaying responsible behavior in a structured development are critical to safety. We at ATG seek candidates who will role model these values.
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.