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Staff Software Engineer, Risk Platforms

Backend, Engineering
Sunnyvale, California |
Remote, United States

About the role:

Engages with stakeholders across teams to lead 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 Risk Platform team builds scalable platform solutions to tackle the challenging problem of fraud & abuse across the entire Uber Product space.

The team has built state-of-the-art systems for Feature Engineering and Knowledge Graph of business entities to power features for all risk rules and machine learning models. The platforms are built for more broader use and support key use cases across Risk, Safety, Identity, Payments and Compliance teams!

As an engineer on this team, you will work with a talented and highly collaborative cross functional team of Engineers (backend and machine learning engineers), Risk Analysts, Data Analysts, Data Scientists, and Product. We're nimble and efficient, and we like to have fun!

The Risk Platform team builds and scales high throughput low latency systems for access of knowledge graph features and vector features.

What You'll Do

  • Designing and developing backend systems infrastructure leveraging Cassandra, Hadoop/Hive, Flink and other Uber internal infrastructure platforms.
  • Enrich and scale the Feature store and knowledge graph data to support various use cases in Risk, Safety and Identity.
  • Designing and developing spec driven feature computations for rules and ML models.
  • Work closely with a fun and highly collaborative cross-functional team of Engineers, Product Managers, Data Scientists, Data Analysts and Risk Analysts

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:

  • Product engineering
  • Scalability engineering

For Colorado-based roles: The salary/hourly rate range for this role is $123,930 per year - $137,700 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.

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