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Sr. Engineering Manager, Maps

Engineering
in Bangalore, India

About the Role

Senior Engineering Manager / Director role at Uber is a unique leadership role, leaders at this level represent the top 5% of engineers at Uber and have a profound impact on a wide variety of technology teams spanning multiple focus areas. As a leader, you will be responsible for driving the vision of Maps, coming up with product strategies by working closely with Product Management, Maps operations, data scientists, researchers, as well as driving synergies across cross-timezone engineering teams

What You'll Do

  • Engineering excellence. You have the technical strength and deep knowledge of the whole stack to give great architecture and implementation guidance to the teams who will count on your experience.
  • Mentorship. You know that the most important part of your job is setting the team up for success. Through mentoring, teaching, and reviewing, you help other engineers make sound architectural decisions, improve their code quality, and get out of their comfort zone.
  • Commitment. Cities never sleep, and neither does Uber. You care tremendously about keeping the Uber experience consistent for users and strive to make any issues invisible to riders. You are your harshest critic and hold yourself personally accountable, jumping in and taking ownership of problems that might not even be in your team's scope.
  • Hiring prowess. You're a strong leader who can attract talent in Bangalore, raising the bar for excellence.

What You'll Need

  • Experience. 10+ years experience managing engineering teams of ~50 people.
  • Leading teams in satellite locations and experience building joint roadmaps with HQ.
  • Significant experience building scalable, fault-tolerant, and robust products and platforms.
  • Bias towards action. You believe that speed and quality aren't mutually exclusive. You've shown good judgment about shipping as fast as possible while still making sure that products are built in a sustainable, responsible way -- and you're comfortable making mistakes, provided you and your team learn from them.
  • Bonus: Prior experience working on mapping technologies

About the Team

Uber Engineering is looking for an engineering leader to create and lead the expansion of Maps engineering team(s) in Bangalore. Maps are an integral part of the Uber ecosystem and play a critical role across many of our product experiences to create innovative solutions that will make the interactions between the driver, rider and the real world as reliable and seamless as possible. In addition to pickup and dropoff experiences, some of the products coming out of the Maps team are turn-by-turn instructions for in-app navigation, time (ETA), distance and route line estimations, and machine-learned traffic predictions.

We're changing the way people think about transportation. Not that long ago we were just an app to request premium black cars in a few metropolitan areas. Now we're a part of the logistical fabric of more than 700 cities around the world. Whether it's a ride, a sandwich, or a package, we use technology to give people what they want, when they want it.

For the people who drive with Uber, our app represents a flexible new way to earn money. For cities, we help strengthen local economies, improve access to transportation, and make streets safer.

And that's just what we're doing today. We're thinking about the future, too. With teams working on autonomous trucking and self-driving cars, we're in for the long haul. We're reimagining how people and things move from one place to the next.