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Software Engineer (Backend) - Freight

Freight, Engineering
in San Francisco, California

About the Role

Uber Freight connects shippers with truckers, much like the way Uber connects riders and drivers. The Freight team believes that empowering truck drivers will bring more open, efficient, and increasingly safer transportation to our roads. We are a team of sharp, entrepreneurial individuals bringing technologies, algorithms and lessons from Uber's core business into the $700B U.S. Transportations & Logistics industry. Comprised of Uber veterans and newcomers, we are looking for candidates who share our enthusiasm for disrupting today's toughest challenges in transportation. We are a Customer Obsessed team, and care deeply about our users, continually looking for opportunities to improve their lives.

About the Team

The Carrier Experience team is responsible for building products for the Carriers. These are the real heroes behind this industry. We are a cross-functional team with Backend, Android, iOS, and Web engineers.

Our current flagship product is a mobile application (available on iOS and Android) that helps Uber Freight's primary goal of automating the freight industry by giving drivers the ability to book their own loads and control their own schedules. We care deeply about our users and continually look for opportunities to improve their lives.

We are also expanding to another segment of the market of larger fleets, creating a web portal that allows carrier owners to better manage and get insights about their business.

What You'll Do

As a Backend Engineer at the Carrier Experience Team, you'll be working on backend services that's closest to the business. You will be responsible for the delivery of high quality products with fast iterations. You will have the opportunity to impact the lives of the carriers and drivers across the globe and disrupt a trillion-dollar industry.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of hands on development in backend
  • Experience in working on large-scale distributed systems.
  • Experience with one of the following databases: MySQL, Cassandra.
  • Experience with micro-service architecture.
  • Experience with data-driven architecture and systems design.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Passion for learning new skills and working on high-impact products and excellent record for shipping high-quality product features on schedule.
  • Demonstrated experience of shipping high-quality product features on schedule

About Uber

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 10,000 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.

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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