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Data Engineer - Supply Chain and Business Operations

Global Supply Chain & Business Operations, Advanced Technologies Group
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

About the Role

The Supply Chain Analytics team is responsible for business performance reporting and advanced data analytics across ATG Supply Chain & Operations.

The data engineer will have a very strong business acumen balanced with data science and advanced analytics skills and experience. This person will work collaboratively across operations business teams to build powerful and insightful data analytics solutions. These solutions play a valuable role in the ATG supply chain end to end from manufacturing through to delivery of our products into the Self Driving Vehicles.

The role will be highly visible within Uber ATG and globally, requiring the successful candidate to interact with executives throughout ATG operations organization.

What You'll Do

  • Owner of the core data pipeline (ETL), responsible for designing, developing, testing, deploying, maintaining & documenting innovative solutions for challenging problems with robust, scalable, reusable, efficient, production-quality software
  • Collaborate and communicate closely with analytics to identify, propose and build infrastructure, large-scale data pipelines, data storage strategy, common libraries and useful tools needed to manipulate data so as to create inputs for machine learning algorithms
  • Evolve data model and data schema based on business and engineering needs
  • Implement systems tracking data quality and consistency
  • Develop tools supporting self-service data pipeline management (ETL)
  • SQL and MapReduce job tuning to improve data processing performance
  • Research and incorporate emerging software infrastructures, tools, and technologies, especially pertaining to data processing
  • Usher and evangelize adoption of engineering best-practices and methodology

What You'll Need

  • Minimum 3 years experience building production level software systems, preferably with Python , Java or Go or Scala
  • Experience in architecting and building large-scale batch processing pipelines (ETL) using Big Data tools such as Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Presto, Cassandra, etc.
  • Comfortable developing in a Linux environment
  • Demonstrable track-record of learning and deep-diving as needed into complex existing and new technologies
  • Intense sense of ownership, initiative-taking, and a can-do attitude
  • Great attention to detail and a data-driven approach to problem solving
  • Team-player with a strong collaboration and communication skills, who is able to motivate and mobilize cross-functional teams, and respond positively to feedback
  • Experience with large-scale data warehousing architecture and data modeling
  • Proficient in at least one of the SQL languages (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL, Oracle)
  • Good understanding of SQL Engine and able to conduct advanced performance tuning
  • Comfortable working directly with data analytics to bridge Uber's business goals with data engineering

Bonus Points If

  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or a related field
  • 1+ years of experience with workflow management tools (Airflow, Oozie, Azkaban, UC4)

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, 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.

The Global Supply Chain and Business Operations team scales best in class technology and processes to deliver safe, reliable, and accessible transportation for the Uber platform.

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.