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.
About the Role
Staff engineers at Uber have a deep impact across a wide variety of business and technology decisions spanning multiple projects and locations. They are passionate and pragmatic technologists who are able to design scalable systems while deliver efficient code. They are not only collaborative role models, but also approachable thought leaders within a larger group. They are humble teachers, technically mentoring a team of talented engineers while also executing on delivering uniquely challenging projects.
What You’ll Do
Provide technical leadership in designing, implementing, testing and rolling out the next generation features and capabilities
Collaborate with others, from talented team members within your group, through smart technologists in other functions like machine learning, AI or data science, to responsible leaders across Uber. Build up strong relationships with people in the organization, meaningfully collaborating and building trust
Be a role model on acting with good judgement and responsibility. Engineers across the organization will look to you on how best to plan and execute on projects
See the big picture and identify strategically important problems, inefficiencies or opportunities for meaningful improvements. Drive alignment on how to tackle these and deliver high leverage solutions on these at the group and organization level
Up the bar on sustainable engineering by improving best practices, producing best in class of code, documentation, testing and monitoring
Be a humble mentor and trusted advisor for both our talented team members and passionate leaders alike. Deal with a difference in opinions in a mature and fair way, helping teams to commit and move forward
What You’ll Need
Bachelor's degree or higher in an engineering field (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Engineering, etc.).
10+ years of relevant engineering experience.
Track record of building large-scale, highly-available systems.
Experience with multiple programming languages and data stores. We use programming languages like Go, Java, Python and data stores like Cassandra, DynamoDB, Redis and others.
Passion for driving continual improvement initiatives on engineering best practices like coding, testing or monitoring.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write detailed technical documents.
Passionate about helping teams grow by inspiring and mentoring engineers.
Bonus Points If
Contributed to the broader technical community through tech talks, publications, open source projects or other ways.
Deep, industry leading expertise in one or more technology domains.
Built large scale projects with stream processing and batch processing.
About the Team
As a Staff Software Engineer on the Safety Engineering team in Brazil, you will be an early member of Uber's first development center in LatAm. The work you do will initially focus on advanced technologies to improve safety around the world, such as advanced telematics, machine learning, high scale distributed systems, real time data processing and mobile development, among others.
Na Uber, não só aceitamos as diferenças como também elas são celebradas, apoiadas e aproveitadas para benefício de nossos funcionários, produtos e comunidade. A Uber tem orgulho de ser um local de trabalho com oportunidades iguais e um empregador de ação afirmativa. Estamos comprometidos com oportunidades iguais de emprego, independentemente da raça, cor, ascendência, religião, sexo, nacionalidade, orientação sexual, idade, cidadania, estado civil, deficiência, identidade de gênero ou status de veterano.