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Staff Systems Engineer - Cloud Infrastructure

About the Role

In this role, you will act as a senior member of the IT Eng Platform team, which handles the corporate AWS, GCP, and VMware environments and all Data Center compute and storage. In addition, you will work as an SME on many key projects and initiatives and will able work with some of the latest cloud technologies.

What You Will Do

  • Design, implement and maintain all AWS and GCP infrastructure and services
  • Design and implement availability, scalability, and performance plans
  • Continual re-evaluation of existing stack and infrastructure to maintain efficient performance, availability and security
  • Build reusable infrastructure components using infrastructure-as-code technologies to allow teams to lead their own infrastructure needs
  • Write scripts to automate operations and server management
  • Document current and future configuration processes and policies

Basic Qualifications

  • 6+ years in a similar role
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Cloud (AWS) experience:
  • A deep understanding of AWS IAM and resource policies and how to approach least privilege in AWS
  • Experience with cloud networking (VPCs, subnets, routes, loggers, proxies, NAT gateways, internet gateways, endpoints, Transit Gateways, etc.)
  • Experience configuring AWS Backup and disaster recovery for a large AWS Organization
  • Automation experience:
  • Automation in AWS with Terraform and CloudFormation
  • GCP experience
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration tools like docker, Kubernetes
  • Comfortable scripting in several languages (Bash, Python, Ruby, Go, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with: infrastructure as code (e.g. Terraform, Puppet, Ansible), supervising and alerting (e.g. Prometheus, Thanos, Cortex, Grafana), logging (e.g. Logstash, Elasticsearch)
  • Linux systems administration and shell scripting
  • Amazon WorkSpaces and/or AppStream experience

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, tackling big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery customers, 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.

Please refer to this role on 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 $194,000 per year - $216,000 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.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber's cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.

Uber is committed to a safe workplace. We have implemented COVID-19 safety protocols that meet or exceed local public health guidelines. Workplace safety remains our number one priority. As a result, Uber recommends all US- and Canada-based employees to be vaccinated in order to access any of our facilities; this is subject to change solely at the Company's discretion.


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