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Sr Software Engineer

Backend, Engineering
in Hyderabad, India

About the Role

We are looking for someone passionate about using technology to solve big business problems and is hungry to make a difference. You have created software that can scale and handle complex interchange of data and compute between multiple geographical locations. You are excellent at fundamentals, have a phenomenal willingness to learn, and have a steadfast desire to follow through with the job. Someone with a passion for architecting, building and scaling highly-available, mission-critical systems that support millions of users every day basis.

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 like minded people across the board and help improve our next generation FinTech platforms and scaling it to the next level.

What You'll Do

  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues
  • Passion for driving continual improvement initiatives on engineering best practices like coding, testing or monitoring.
  • Optimize your code and improve the bar within the team
  • 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 producing best in class of code, documentation, testing, and monitoring.
  • Be a humble mentor and trusted advisor for both your team members and passionate leaders alike. Tackle differences in opinion in a mature and fair way, helping teams to contribute and move forward.

What You'll Need

  • MS/BS in Computer science and at least 7+ years of individual contributor experience as a software engineer
  • Experience with Java, Go, C, or C++ (bonus points for more than one).
  • Detailed problem-solving approach and knowledge of algorithms, data structures, and complexity analysis.
  • Solid experience building reliable, fault-tolerant distributed systems and fundamentals - consensus, convergence, load balancing, data consistency and performance/efficiency constructs
  • Strong desire to learn and grow, while building the best in class systems and a strong feeling of ownership coupled with collaboration
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write detailed technical documents.
  • An ability to have fun while working on the hardest problems.

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.

At Uber, we reimagine the way the world moves for the better. The idea was born on a snowy night in Paris in 2008, and ever since then, our DNA of reimagination and reinvention carries on. We've grown into a global platform moving people and things in ever-expanding ways, taking on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters make movement happen at the push of a button for everyone, everywhere.

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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