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Sr Software Engineer

Backend, Engineering
Atlanta, Georgia |
Miami, Florida |
Boston, Massachusetts |
Austin, Texas |
Chicago, Illinois |
Sunnyvale, California |
Detroit, Michigan |
Portland, Oregon |
Raleigh, North Carolina |
Remote, United States |
Houston, Texas |
New York City, New York |
Dallas, Texas |
Seattle, Washington |
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania |
San Diego, California |
San Francisco, California |
Los Angeles, California |
Baltimore, Maryland |
Phoenix, Arizona

About the role:

As a backend engineer on the Order Platform, you'll be writing reliable and maintainable code that teams across the company rely on while collaborating extensively with those teams to anticipate the platform features required to enable them to launch new and innovative products.

About the Team:

Uber's Commerce Engineering group is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the infrastructure for orders and payments that enables all lines of businesses across Uber to conduct business. All commerce in and out of Uber flows through these mission-critical systems. In 2019 this meant processing over 6.9 billion trips with $65 billion in gross bookings. With strict 4 9's availability requirements, this is one of our largest scalable systems and the complex day-to-day interactions require careful coordination from engineers that have a deep sense of quality, security, and ingenuity.

The Order Platform team owns the lifecycle of all orders (ridesharing trips, freight loads, eats orders, etc.) from beginning to end. As a critical central platform, we straddle the line between infrastructure and product in such a way that we solve deep technical challenges, at scale, in problem domains that are specific to Uber's business.

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 around the world.

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
  • Distributed systems
  • Scalability engineering

For Colorado-based applicants: Please refer to this role in our careers page for more details on your total compensation and benefits package. You can get there by clicking 'apply' if you're not already on our careers site. #LI-Remote

For Colorado-based roles: The salary/hourly rate range for this role is $145,350 per year - $161,500 per year. You will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award, commissions, & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details about our company benefits can be found at the following link: https://www.uber.com/careers/benefits.

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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