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Software Engineer II - Backend

Backend, Engineering
in Aarhus, Denmark

About the Role

Whether it's a ride, a burrito, or groceries, our Engineering team builds technology to connect people with what they want, when, and where they want it. Uber is home to a team of engineers tasked with creating apps to fuel our three-sided marketplace of customers, consumers, and earners, whilst developing internal tools to create a 5-star experience for our users and engineers.

What you'll do

As a software engineer, you’ll engage in product and engineering jam sessions conceptualising features and mapping them into a technical design. You will build software that will ship to millions of users, or thousands of fellow engineers growing multiple apps that directly impact the ease of our users’ lives.

What the Candidate Will Need & Bonus Points

Basic Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree (B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D) in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience coding with C++, Java, Python, or Go
  • 3+ years of professional software development experience
  • Enjoy building high-quality software that is relied upon by millions of people around the world.
  • Excellent coding abilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with scalability engineering
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with relevant experience in implementing large-scale distributed backend services

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.

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, and depending on the workplace location, Uber either requires* or recommends employees be vaccinated to access any of our facilities; this is subject to change solely at the Company’s discretion.

\* Accommodations may be available based on religious and/or medical conditions, or as required by applicable law. To request an accommodation, please reach out to

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