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Senior Software Engineer - Freight Pricing

Backend, Engineering
San Francisco, California |
Seattle, Washington

About the Role

As a Backend Software Engineer on Freight, you will create a scalable architecture and implement algorithms in our applications that power our independent drivers, shippers, sales and operations teams to transport freight across the world. You will be developing scalable backend micro-services and partner with Product Managers & Data Scientists to bring Algorithmic solutions to our users. At your disposal will be the tools that helped Uber grow to be a worldwide company, as well as new and upcoming tech from our Compute, Platform and Machine Learning teams.

As the Technical lead for Freight Marketplace, you are expected to have a deep impact on a wide variety of technology decisions, spanning many projects across the entire Marketplace org. We are looking for a technologist who has experience building products at scale. You'll provide technical leadership in building the core product experiences and infrastructure powering Uber Freight Marketplace, that directly impacts carriers & shippers every day.

This is a unique opportunity for a seasoned engineer and strong collaborator who can work with talented people in product, design, data science, operations, and engineering to help scale Uber Freight. The role requires a person whose communication and leadership is as strong as their technical chops, and who enjoys both building solutions themselves and guiding others equally passionately. At your disposal will be the tools that helped Uber grow to be a worldwide company, as well as new and upcoming tech from our AI Labs and Machine Learning teams.

What the Candidate Will Need / Bonus Points

  • Design and maintain Uber Freight mission critical marketplace pricing systems
  • Interact with data scientists, product managers and peer teams to achieve business goals
  • Participate in org-wide engineering excellence initiatives to continually improve Uber Freight's software development practices

Basic Qualifications

  • Proven record of designing and implementing large scale distribute systems
  • 5+ years relevant engineering experience
  • Experience with Go, Java, or C++ (bonus points for more than one)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong product focus and acumen
  • Experience with large data processing pipelines, and data integrations

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.

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