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Software Engineer II, Backend - Rider Backend Platform

Backend, Engineering
in Bangalore, India

About the Role

If you are interested in developing the future architecture of Uber's Rider stack by building its core building blocks, join the Rider Backend Platform team. We build backend architectural components and frameworks comprising of services, libraries, state storage and other building blocks that aim to optimise the core Rider flow and foundational features that are shared among all rider products, including but not limited to, Uber Rider app, UberLite,, etc.

What You'll Do

  • Work with Rider product engineering teams to identify, design and build solutions that help scale Rider services and platforms.
  • Drive adoption of best practices in code health, testing, and maintainability
  • Analyze and decompose complex software systems and collaborate with cross-functional teams to influence design for scalability and testability
  • Work with smart and motivated teammates in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Build elegant backend platform components for high throughput and low latency distributed systems.
  • Solve challenging problems with cutting edge design and algorithms.

What You'll Need

  • 4+ years Strong meaningful Individual contributor experience as a software engineer
  • Design: Knowledge of data structures and an eye for design. You can discuss the tradeoff between design choices, both on a theoretical level and on an applied level.
  • Strong coding/debugging abilities: You have advanced knowledge of at least one programming language, and are happy to learn more. Our core languages are Go and Java.
  • Fast learner: We're looking for software engineers who thrive on learning new technologies and don't believe in one-size-fits-all solutions. You should be able to adapt easily to meet the needs of our massive growth and rapidly evolving business environment.
  • A team player: You believe that you can achieve more on a team -- that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. You rely on others' candid feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Business acumen: You understand requirements beyond the written word. Whether you're working on an API used by other developers, an internal tool consumed by our operation teams, or a feature used by millions of customers, your attention to details leads to a delightful user experience.

About the Team: **Rider Backend Platform**

Builds the core building blocks needed to power the rider experiences on the different Rider facing apps including the core Uber app, Uber Lite, Web as we move on to become the preferred transportation platform for millions of riders all over the world.


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.