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Sr. Advanced Platform Software Engineer

Engineering Security, Safety, Security & Insurance
San Francisco, California |
Palo Alto, California

About the Role

You immerse yourself in all aspects of security. You are looking for an opportunity that will try your technical skills and challenge your creativity. You are ready to face a wide range of security questions, many of which have not been considered before.

Production servers, networks, endpoint devices, and data are safe in your hands. You are a subject matter expert who wants to implement tactical solutions and contribute to the bigger picture.

What you'll do

You'll be tasked with improving security across all aspects of the Uber Advanced Technologies Group. This infrastructure will run complex new services and it will operate at significant scale. You will be challenged every day.

  • Push the boundaries of security technology to create defenses for large scale production infrastructure and networks
  • Provide subject matter expertise on network architecture and security
  • Perform security assessments of production, corporate, and cloud infrastructure
  • Define and implement network access control policies across routers, switches, firewalls, and hosts
  • Harden our networks against attacks
  • Instrument systems to enable detection of intrusions
  • Create services and tools to manage the security of our network
  • Support all aspects of the Uber Advanced Technologies Group

What you'll need

  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Expertise in operations and management of carrier-class routers, switches, and firewalls
  • Solid foundational knowledge of technologies around network security including Linux, PKI, DNS, load balancing, IPSec, TLS and HTTP
  • Programming skills in languages such as Python, Go, C, Java, Bash, PowerShell
  • Involved with common network security industry practices, forums, and institutions.

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.