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Frontend Engineer - Airspace Platforms

in Palo Alto, California

About the Role

The frontend engineer will focus on developing tools to understand and improve the operation of Uber's airspace systems for UberAIR (passenger-carrying) aircraft and potentially Drone Delivery operations. These tools will be used to visualize and interact with hundreds of thousands of (one-day, autonomous) aircraft data and for simulation of the various scenarios. The responsibilities of the role includes developing tools to visualize information for geospatial, simulation, 3D rendering, operations data and other verticals.

What You'll Need

  • Deep understanding of UI framework and choices and experience in building UI applications from ground up.
  • Architect full-featured client-side applications using cutting-edge JavaScript technologies including React, Redux, JSX, ES6/7 etc. and other visualization technologies like D3 and OpenGL/WebGL.
  • Expert in web technologies and APIs (HTTP2, CSS/HTML, Browser JS APIs, WebSockets etc.)
  • Experience working as a FE engineer in Uber ecosystem or using Uber's frontend tools and frameworks.
  • Comfortable working across the stack and understanding how all the pieces fit together (front-end, database, network layer, etc.) and how they impact the performance of your application.
  • Strong design skills and a passion for optimizing for intuitive and responsive layouts and maximizing for utility and efficiency.
  • At least 2+ years of frontend/full stack development
  • Bias toward action. You believe that speed and quality aren't mutually exclusive. You've shown good judgment about shipping as fast as possible while ensuring your products and platforms are built in a sustainable, responsible way--and you're comfortable making mistakes, provided you learn from them.

Bonus Points If

  • Experience in Uber visualization frameworks like, etc. or have closely worked with visualization at Uber.
  • Experience with geospatial datasets and services such as maps, GPS traces etc.
  • Experience developing simulation and/or scenario generation/testing.

About the Team

The candidate will be assigned to the software engineering org within Elevate and initially report to the Senior Engineering Manager, Airspace Systems. The candidate will closely collaborate with other engineers, data scientists and designers to deliver on their day-to-day goals. The candidate will need to thrive in a fast moving and multidisciplinary environment.

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