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Senior Staff Backend Engineer - Delivery

About the Role:

Senior Staff Engineers at Uber are expected to have a deep impact on a wide variety of technology decisions, spanning many projects across an entire org, and in many cases multiple orgs. We are looking for a technologist who brings experience in building mobile applications at scale, and who ideally has in-depth knowledge of many mobile technologies, platforms, tools, frameworks, and standard methodologies.

This Senior Staff Engineer will lead efforts within the organization to drive the development and maintenance of backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.

Uber's world-class engineers are empowered to push the envelope in scalability, distributed systems, mobile development, and machine learning/personalization/recommendation systems.

About the Team:

Founded in August 2014, Uber Eats has become the largest food delivery app globally and is the fastest growing food delivery platform globally.

Our team's work at Uber Eats directly impacts and continues to impact our communities. Uber Eats core teams are Restaurants, Couriers, Eaters, & Marketplace which support the exciting technical challenges of a 3-sided market. Uber's world-class engineers are empowered to push the envelope in scalability, distributed systems, mobile development, machine learning/personalization/recommendation systems, & development for drone delivery.

Minimum qualifications:

* PhD or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field **AND** 4-years full-time Software Engineering work experience 
* **OR **7-years full-time Software Engineering work experience, **WHICH INCLUDES **4-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 4-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 Design & Architecture

Preferred:

  • Product engineering
  • Scalability engineering

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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