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Sr. Software Engineer, Backend - Core Services

About the role:

Partners with stakeholders and leads team efforts to build and maintain backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.

About the Team:

The Core Services Engineering team builds and maintains the commerce platforms that power the full suite of Uber apps. This includes: identity sign up / log in services, account authentication and management, digital wallets, cash transactions, payment processing, risk, compliance, financial products, financial reporting, safety, insurance, growth, performance marketing, customer service, and trip operations. Our products and services operate at global scale across 70+ countries, in 30+ currencies, and process millions of transactions per second to support 100M+ active users across complex global marketplaces. We look far into the future to anticipate the rapidly evolving needs of each of Uber's current and future businesses, and evolve our services and platforms to support net new capabilities.

Minimum qualifications:

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

Preferred:

  • Product engineering
  • Scalability engineering
  • Distributed systems

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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