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Software Engineer - Network & Booking

Backend, Engineering
San Francisco, California |
Seattle, Washington

About the Role

Uber Freight connects shippers with truckers, much like the way Uber connects riders and drivers. The Freight team believes that empowering truck drivers will bring more open, efficient, and increasingly safer transportation to our roads. We are a team of sharp, entrepreneurial individuals bringing technologies, algorithms and lessons from Uber's core business into the $700B U.S. Transportations & Logistics industry. Comprised of Uber veterans and newcomers, we are looking for candidates who share our enthusiasm for disrupting today's toughest challenges in transportation. We are a Customer Obsessed team, and care deeply about our users, continually looking for opportunities to improve their lives.

About the Team

The Marketplace Dynamics team is responsible for building products, algorithms and services that drive pricing efficiencies within our network. The Marketplace Dynamics group works at the intersection of data science & engineering, and develops the decision-making systems to create a healthy central exchange. Alongside our Shipper and Carrier teams, this group optimizes the pricing, matching, and recommendation capabilities across our applications.

What the Candidate Will Do

Network and booking group focuses on 2 related problems. On the network side we strive to understand marketplace interactions as a whole, beyond individual transactions. You will be working closely with operational researchers to better understand, define and implement mechanisms to make the marketplace more efficient, transparent and reliable. For booking, you will work as a full functional product team to deliver the best searching and booking experience for our carriers across different channels. You will get experience to contribute across the stack from mobile, web to backend to applied machine learning work. We want to build Uber Freight as the go-to solution for carriers to find and book loads that work for them.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4+ years software engineering experience
  • Experience developing highly scalable backend micro-services
  • Experience with C++, Java, or Go

Preferred Qualification

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent practical experience
  • Knowledge of data structure and algorithms and an ability to use them practically when implementing solutions
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively in cross-functional teams
  • Knowledge of the logistics and freight industry a plus

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