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Senior Software Engineer II: Backend

IT Eng, Engineering
Austin, Texas |
Denver, Colorado |
Los Angeles, California |
Dallas, Texas |
Seattle, Washington |
San Francisco, California |
Phoenix, Arizona |
Sunnyvale, California

About the role:

Engages with collaborators across teams to own the development and maintenance of backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.

About the Team:

The Corporate systems, Platform Network and Builds team is a are a mix of Software and Systems Engineers who support the corporate Cloud environments, inclusive of AWS and multiple Global Data Centers. We have built a large self-service Web application that integrates several teams' tools and services, and will continue to make enhancements and add new features to that in 2022, as well as expand our Public Cloud footprint to either Google and/or Azure next year.

As a Sr Software Engineer on the IT Eng Cloud team, you will develop an Uber internal portal that manages a global hybrid cloud environment. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the latest cloud technologies, while also having exposure to the on-prem VMware environment and Docker/K8s/microservices ecosystem.

You will be key technical decisions related to our internally developed web application and will integrate new services into the platform. You will help ensure that the architecture and design conform to the product norms that you'll play a part in defining. You will have the opportunity to design and implement new features to support the platform growth and implement our product vision.

We work with a broad set of technologies, and we're looking for someone who is comfortable moving across the stack to deliver a quality product.

Minimum qualifications:

  • PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field AND 2-years full-time Software Engineering work experience OR 5-years full-time Software Engineering work experience, WHICH INCLUDES 3-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 3-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:

Required:

  • Distributed systems

Preferred:

  • Experience designing and developing large scale applications using NodeJS, React, Express platform
  • Good understanding of networking fundamentals (VLANs, firewalls, OSI model)
  • Good understanding of security fundamentals, including the principles of least privilege
  • 3+ years of advanced AWS experience: EC2, S3, IAM, VPC, Lambda, EKS, ECS, CloudFront, RDS, DynamoDB, ALB/ELB, API Gateway integration; AWS Professional certification highly preferred
  • 3+ years working with Docker, containerization, microservices, ECS, or Kubernetes

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery customers, 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.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

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.

For Colorado-based roles: The salary/hourly rate range for this role is $172,125 per year - $191,250 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 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.

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. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.


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