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Sr Software Engineer I - Backend

Backend, Engineering
New York, New York |
Louisville co, Colorado |
San Francisco, California |
Sunnyvale, California |
Toronto, Canada

About the Role

At Uber backend engineers have to seek a wide variety of problems and situations as we continue to innovate and develop products. We expect engineers to be proficient in algorithms, problem solving, and crafting scalable fault-tolerant architectures. This includes being a specialist at your programming language of choice. Effective communication is an attribute in any engineer as you and your team move in the fast paced development environment.

Partners with stakeholders and leads team efforts to build and maintain backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.

Minimum qualifications:

  • PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field OR 3-years full-time Software Engineering work experience, WHICH INCLUDES 2-years total technical software engineering experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Programming language (e.g. C, C++, Java, Python, or Go)
  • Note the 2-years total of specialized software engineering experience may have been gained through education and full-time work experience, additional training, coursework, research, or similar (OR some combination of these). The years of specialized experience are not necessarily in addition to the years of Education & full-time work experience indicated.

Technical skills:

Preferred:

  • Product engineering
  • Scalability engineering
  • Distributed systems

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 a curiosity, passion and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together!

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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