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Interviewing at Uber

Hiring Process

Learn about Uber’s hiring process and access resources to help you along the way.

  • 1. Apply

    Your first step is applying (of course). Use our job search to explore open roles and if you see something you like, hit apply. Uber moves fast, and new roles are added all the time, so check back regularly.

  • 2. Talk with a recruiter or sourcer

    You’ll start the interview process by talking with a member of the Talent Acquisition team about the role and your experience. This is a general conversation about your background and skill set as they relate to the role.

    We also want to know why you're interested in joining Uber, what you know about us, and your ideas for moving our business forward. It sounds obvious, but it is really important!

  • 3. Talk with a hiring manager

    If the opportunity seems like a good fit, you’ll next speak with the hiring manager for the role. During this conversation, they will ask more about your experience and skills, and you’ll have an opportunity to ask detailed role-specific questions.

    Use the STAR (Situation, Task, Action, Result) method when answering the questions, and as much as possible, be data-centric in your answers. We back up most of our decisions with data, so prepare to talk about how you use data within your role.

  • 4. Team interview

    The next step is often to meet the team and cross-functional colleagues. Interviewers will ask you various questions about core skills needed to be successful in the role. If you completed an exercise, you might be asked to do a presentation.

  • 5. Hiring decision determined

    Our recruiters partner closely with the hiring team to review each candidate’s performance against specific job criteria. The team works together to reach a decision and your recruiter will be in touch about the outcome. Fingers crossed!

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Quick tips

What may be discussed during your interview and how to prepare.

  • Communication is key

    If you don’t understand a question, ask for clarification. There is nothing wrong with asking the interviewer to repeat or explain the question. The interviewer is there to help if you need it.

  • Solve out loud

    Answer the question thoroughly, list examples, use a pen and paper to draw out solutions if you need to. We are just as interested in how you approach solving problems as we are in your solution. Remember to answer questions with the role in mind. Consider how your ideas and experience relate to what we do at Uber and the problems we're solving.

  • Ask questions

    At any point in the interview, if something doesn’t make sense feel free to ask for clarification. We’re looking for people who can interact productively with others to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems, so please speak up.

  • Do your research

    Do your research beforehand and prepare thoughtful questions. In your confirmation email, you may be sent links to your interviewer(s) LinkedIn profiles. Learn more about who you will be meeting.

  • We value people with drive

    Deep dive, investigate and explore to showcase your skills and understanding of the topics being discussed.

  • Be organized

    Make the most out of your interview by being organized and efficient with your time.

  • Relax

    It can be hard in an interview, but please be yourself. We want to know the real you.

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