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Backend Software Engineer, Sofia

in Sofia, Bulgaria

About the Role

As a Software Engineer on Uber's Sofia Engineering team you will dig into the complex but rewarding world of money systems, real-time tax calculation, invoicing and reporting, all at massive scale. Our work helps our partners be globally compliant and Uber be competitive in highly regulated and complex industries such as transportation, logistics, and food.

What the Candidate Will Need / Bonus Points

Technical (hard skills)

  • Advanced architecture understanding both on a theoretical level (e.g. RDBMS vs. NoSQL) and on an applied level (e.g. Redis vs. Cassandra, Python vs. JavaScript)
  • Project leadership skills to manage a project impacting millions of users
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices that minimize tech debt
  • Intimate knowledge of the entire web stack and how each piece impacts performance and reliability
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one programming language, and of OOP patterns
  • Commitment to quality, performance, and efficiency
  • Experience in taking ownership
  • Design and business insight
  • Fluency in English and Bulgarian

Non-technical (soft skills)

  • Commitment to quality, performance, continuous improvement and efficiency
  • Experience in taking ownership
  • Design and business insight
  • Excellent abilities for cross-team collaboration and communication

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.