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Staff Engineer - Financial Products

Staff/TLM, Engineering
Palo Alto, California |
San Francisco, California

**About the Role

At Uber, we are constantly looking for new product innovations that enables not only engaging and rewarding experiences for our Riders, but also makes lives easier for our Supply customer groups (drivers, restaurants, couriers, and truckers). There are two major opportunities that our Financial Products teams at Uber are focused on - 1) Building new payment experiences that not only incentivizes our Riders/Eaters, but also create business efficiency for Uber, 2) Helping our Supply customer groups effectively and efficiently manage and spend the money that they make on Uber.

Between new consumer financial products like Uber Cash, partner products like co-branded credit/debit, gift cards, budgeting, effective saving tools, and access to affordable capital, there are endless opportunities for Uber to provide increasing value to our customers in this space.

As Staff Engineer, you will be the lead technical architect, and the overall domain expert to represent Financial Products technical vision across Uber, designing and influencing systems architecture to launch new products that can scale quickly. You will heavily collaborate with multiple engineering teams, both within Financial Products, and also across Money Platform, Risk and Product Engineering groups. You will bring deep technical skills and excellent communication skills, a focused and empathetic approach to collaboration, and a bold and action-biased attitude toward hard engineering problems.

What You'll Do

  • * Gain deep insights in various Payment systems, frameworks and services across Uber driving Clarity, Convergence and Closure across teams
    • Take the larger vision or challenge and distill it down with the leadership team into strategies and plans including trade-offs required to realize the vision.
    • Coordinates efforts across multiple sites, and ensure each individual's team's technologies converge, is built to scale and possibly solve multiple needs vs one-off solution.
    • You become the to-go person for all tech design, architecture decisions and validation related to Financial Products across Uber by providing technical leadership and vision in designing, implementing, testing and rolling out the next generations of our payments systems.
    • Represent Financial Products in Engineering Design Reviews for Money org and across Uber and be a role model for fellow engineers on both, Software Engineering principles, and on Collaboration and effective Execution.
    • Actively seek out the toughest technology and engineering problems and solve them with little to no guidance
    • Be a role model on acting with good judgement and responsibility. Engineers across the organization will look to you on how best to plan and execute on projects.
    • Be a humble mentor and trusted advisor for both our talented team members and passionate leaders alike. Deal with a differences in opinion in a mature and fair way, helping teams to commit and move forward
    • Raise the bar on sustainable engineering by improving best practices, producing best in class of code, documentation, testing and monitoring

What You'll Need

  • 10 Minimum Years of Experience with Backend

About the Team

We are the Product Experiences team of the Money org at Uber, focused on building new innovative financial products for our Consumers, streamlining their payment experiences, while rewarding them for their continued engagement with Uber, and generating business efficiencies for Uber at large. Uber Cash, Uber Visa Card, Driver Debit Cards are some of the recent exciting launches and we have some new, exciting products in the pipeline helping our Drivers/Couriers, Restaurants/Truckers etc.

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.