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Senior Engineer working with gRPC protocol

in Bangalore, India

About the Role

As a Senior Engineer within Infrastructure you will have a significant impact on the evolution of Uber's backend teams and architecture. Our mission is to make transportation as reliable as running water, and we need people who are excited to build the dependable foundation that supports that vision.

Senior engineers at Uber have a deep impact across a wide variety of business and technology decisions spanning multiple projects and locations. They are passionate and pragmatic technologists who are able to design scalable systems while delivering efficient code. They are not only collaborative role models, but also approachable thought leaders within a larger group. They are humble teachers, technically mentoring a team of talented engineers while also executing on delivering uniquely challenging projects.

We are looking for someone with a passion for architecting, building and scaling highly-available, mission-critical systems that support millions of users on a daily basis.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced engineer who is collaborative, has a healthy sense of curiosity and acts with responsibility to join Uber, work with talented people across the board and help improve our next generation infrastructure systems, scaling it to the next level.

What You'll Do

You will drive gRPC standardization across the company. This initiative is P1 effort driven from CTO staff.

gRPC standardization effort will unify protocol encoding across all the Uber service enabling leaner fully supported framework using Google's Protocol Buffer. This team will work closely with Uber ecosystem to define the strategy and provide the necessary framework.

The experience gained from this massive cross company effort will enable us to embark on newer company wide initiatives intended to speed up developer productivity and build resilient services, provide RPC features like rate limiting and circuit breaking, and be able to contribute to gRPC community.

What You'll Need

  • You have a proven record of building and productionizing highly reliable infrastructure at scale.
  • 5+ years of relevant engineering experience.
  • Experience with Go, Java, or C++ (bonus points for more than one).
  • Deep knowledge of gRPC or working experience with gRPC
  • Proficiency in Linux.
  • Full-stack infrastructure knowledge.
  • You have great interpersonal skills, deep technical ability, and a portfolio of successful execution. If you enjoy discussing anything from kernels to datacenters and you measure the success of your projects in "nines," then we want you on the team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write detailed technical documents.
  • Passionate about helping teams grow by inspiring and mentoring engineers.
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science or equivalent.
  • You can collaborate well with several product engineering teams to articulate requirements and system design.
  • Ability to lead and guide excellent engineering teams.
  • Ability to assess new technologies and make pragmatic choices that help guide us towards a long-term vision.

About the Team

Network platform team is responsible for ensuring all traffic from mobile, web devices is able to reach Uber services in most expedient & highly available manner.

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.