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Software Engineer - Marketplace Platform

Backend, Engineering
Palo Alto, California |
Sunnyvale, California |
San Francisco, California

The Marketplace Data Foundation team under Marketplace Platform builds foundational data platforms and tools that serves large scale, real-time and high quality data. This team also produces source-of-truth for most critical data sources (demand, supply, sessions, earnings) at Uber. We build the distributed data ecosystem empowering all teams in the company that captures the full data lifecycle, including data collection, streaming/batch processing, data indexing, data consumption and data quality monitoring. Leveraging this cross-functional data platform, we produce and maintain Uber's core data sources based on unified business logic that aligns requirements across all organizations.

As a back-end engineer, you can explore new use cases to apply your ideas to the essential platforms and see how they improve business metrics really fast. You will be able to work on the largest real-time data ecosystem with 100+ pipelines and Petabyte-level data sources. This role is a great opportunity to both grow your technical skills and ship highly impactful products.

What you'll do

  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand business requirements and build cross-functional solutions that impact all data producers and consumers in the company;
  • Collaborate with multiple partner teams to develop Uber-scale data quality platform;
  • Design and implement back-end systems that improve scalability, reliability and efficiency of high volume data processing;
  • Consolidate business definitions for critical data sources at Uber and produce source-of-truth data with different technologies (Spark, Flink, Elasticsearch, Hive, Presto) and backfill strategies.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience coding using general purpose programming language (eg. C/C++, Java, Python, Go, C#, or Javascript)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with microservices and different data serialization tools (Protobuf, Thrift, Avro)
  • At least two (2) years of software engineering experience
  • Deep understanding of distributed systems and architectures
  • Experience with large scale streaming/batch data processing
  • Experience with big data infrastructure tools (Spark, Flink, HDFS, Kafka)
  • Proven strong collaboration skills and passion for learning new technologies

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. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.