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Mobile Engineering Manager

in Sao Paulo, Brazil

About the Role

As an Engineering Manager on the Safety Engineering team in Brazil, you will be an early member of Uber's first development center in LatAm. You will be instrumental in hiring and mentoring engineers focused on advanced technologies to improve safety around the world, such as advanced telematics, machine learning, high scale distributed systems, real time data processing and mobile development, among others.

What You'll Do

  • You will lead a team of mobile engineers to deliver world-class safety solutions
  • Partner with customer teams, help identify opportunities, gather requirements, and lead a technology roadmap and vision for the team
  • Recruit, inspire, and grow a top notch engineering team
  • Develop systems and software to bring world class safety to Uber's entire ecosystem ranging from our rides business to other newer Uber marketplaces

What You'll Need

  • Strong experience managing and experience as an individual technical contributor within mobile
  • Experience in programming languages, preferrably Kotlin and/or Swift
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent educational background in a quantitative field, such as Computer Science
  • Prior management and team-building experience. You'll be managing several direct reports initially and will have the opportunity to scale and build out a high-performing team
  • Management at Uber is management as a service. As such, managers are judged based on their ability to identify opportunities and lead/grow engineers through efficient execution. You must be persuasive, patient, compassionate and possess exquisite prioritization skills
  • Biased toward action. You must be able be able to do more with less and turn would be blockers into opportunities for growth
  • Excellent execution, organization and ability to collaborate. To be successful in this role, you should be comfortable executing with little oversight and be able to adapt to problems quickly
  • Strategic mindset. You're comfortable thinking a few steps ahead of where the team is at now
  • Principled yet pragmatic. A qualified candidate will have conviction and be authentic in their approach, but situationally aware enough to adapt when needed

About the Team

The Safety Engineering team uses real-time telematics and motion sensing technologies along with multi-faceted machine learning algorithms and user-facing mobile products to reduce and prevent unsafe driving and behavior on the Uber platform. The team is building low-latency data streaming infrastructure that ingests terabytes of data daily before applying statistical modeling and signal processing algorithm, NLP auditing as well as facial biometrics recognition solutions. Our work touches all parts of the Uber experience from dispatch to on-trip and post-trip, as well as Uber's entire ecosystem ranging from our rides business to other newer Uber marketplaces, and ventures.


At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

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.