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Senior Software Engineer - Architect - FinTech Platform Team

Backend, Engineering
in Hyderabad, India

About the Role

Senior Software Engineers at Uber have a deep impact across a wide variety of business and technology decisions spanning multiple projects and locations. They are passionate and pragmatic technologists who are able to design, implement and deliver scalable and resilient systems. They are not only role models, but also approachable thought-leaders, collaborators and mentors to engineers across the organization. They are humble teachers, technically mentoring a team of talented engineers while also executing on delivering uniquely challenging projects.

We are looking for someone with a passion for architecting, building and scaling highly-available, mission-critical systems that support millions of users on a daily basis. Our systems ensure accurate and on-time payments where money is collected from customers.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced engineer who is collaborative, has a healthy sense of curiosity and acts with responsibility to join Uber, work with talented people across the board and help improve our next generation payments systems, scaling it to the next level.

Our engineering culture is the same across all our engineering offices: in Hyderabad, this is no different from San Francisco or our other locations.

About FinTech Team :

The FinTech team builds technology for Uber's Financial Planning, Forecasting & Analysis, Cost optimization, Revenue computation, Payables management and global tax calculation. Our technology enables automation of monthly closing of books, quarterly wall street reporting, provides Billing (Invoices, Receipts) services to our earner partners and ensures regulatory compliance worldwide. This requires building and operating large scale distributed systems handling Uber's trip scale, integrating with best of breed products, building automation and simple ways to onboard new businesses and a scalable financial platform which ensures explainability, accuracy and completeness handling billions of transactions.

The Fintech micro services processed transactions from 6.9 billion trips taken globally in 2019, handling over 2.8 million transactions per minute to compute accounting entries and close our books accurately.

You will be building High performance scalable applications. Apart from building scalable architectures, you will also work with Product Managers to understand the domain of Finance and the nuances of various business's. FinTech is the backbone of Uber and we are looking for smart and motivated senior engineers who can make a difference and change the way FinTech works at Uber.

Does this sound exciting to you? Are you a tested team player, strategic thinker and executor? We want to hear from you.

What You'll Do

  • Actively seek out the toughest technology and engineering problems and solve them with little to no guidance.

  • Own large opportunities and initiatives and drive clarity, convergence, and closure across teams.

  • Take the larger vision or challenge and distill it down with the leadership team into strategies and plans including trade-offs required to realize the vision.

  • Be a role model on acting with good judgment and responsibility. Engineers across the organization will look to you on how best to plan and execute on projects.

  • Provide technical leadership and vision in designing, implementing, testing and rolling out the next generations of our fintech systems.

  • Raise the bar on sustainable engineering by improving best practices, producing best in class of code, documentation, testing, and monitoring.

  • Be a humble mentor and trusted advisor for both our talented team members and passionate leaders alike. Deal with differences in opinion in a mature and fair way, helping teams to commit and move forward.

What you will need

  • 8+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • Coding chops, clean, elegant, bug-free code in languages like Java, GO
  • Skilled at architecture: Solid understanding of distributed systems architecture - consensus, convergence, data consistency and performance/efficiency constructs
  • Strong desire to learn and grow, while building the best in class systems
  • Experienced at Cross Team Communication: Strong flair for effective communication and collaboration - you know when to push on and when to step back. We work closely with several groups and supporting these other groups is a key part of scaling our business.
  • Push the bar on engineering best practices and help leadership build a strong engineering culture
  • Ability to Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues

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 10,000 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.