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Software Engineer II (Data Engineering)

Data, Engineering
in Toronto, Canada

About the Role

The Global Intelligence Team focuses on making Uber take important marketplace decisions with better data and algorithms! The ambitious problems include modeling sophisticated market-level dynamics, rider and driver choices, cross-service decisions across rides/eats, and fine-tuning Uber's pricing with data/algorithms from this team. The software engineers on the team use substantial amounts of data to address these challenges, building scalable engineering solutions. We are looking for people who are passionate about solving ambitious business/product issues with well-trained data engineering expertise, with prior experience or interest in science models and methodologies and who are also passionate about seeking the truth via deep-diving into the complicated structured and unstructured data!

What you will do

  • Work on creating a platform that powers data driven decision making for Uber Rides and Eats line of business
  • Work very closely with the science team to implement and productionize the models
  • Design and develop new systems to empower fast data-driven decisions
  • Build distributed backend systems serving real-time analytics and machine learning features at Uber scale
  • Work with the product and science teams to build and drive technical roadmap and vision for the team

---- Basic Qualifications ----

  • 2+ years of full-time engineering experience
  • Experience working with multiple multi-functional teams (product, science, product ops etc)
  • Understanding of Big Data architecture, ETL frameworks and platforms
  • Expertise in one or more object-oriented programming languages (e.g. Python, Go, Java, C++) and the eagerness to learn more
  • Experience with data-driven architecture and systems design
  • Knowledge of Big Data Technologies
  • BS/MS/Phd in Computer Science or related field required

---- Preferred Qualifications ----

  • Experience building sophisticated systems and knowledge of Hadoop related technologies such as HDFS, Kafka, Hive, and Presto
  • A passion for taking ownership. You pride yourself on efficient monitoring, strong documentation, and accurate test coverage and you call something "done" only when these are in place
  • Building and earning respect within the team and peers. You believe that you can achieve more on a team - that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. You rely on others' candid feedback for continuous improvement and you help others by returning the favour

For Canada-based roles: The base salary range for this role is CAD$126,000 per year - CAD$140,000 per year.

You will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details can be found at the following link https://www.uber.com/careers/benefits.

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.

*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 accommodations@uber.com.


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