Backend Software Engineer - Payments (Amsterdam)
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Uber’s positive impact is tangible in the communities we operate in, and that drives us to keep moving forward.
What you’ll do
Did you know that Uber supports about 20 different payment methods? From credit card to PayPal, Alipay, Apple Pay and cash, our payments team’s goal is to let people pay with their preferred payment method, worldwide and at Uber-scale.Uber’s payments team is based in Amsterdam, at the heart of our international engineering efforts. As a member of our team, you will dig into the complex but rewarding world of money, and work to enhance the platform with third-party payment integrations. Here are some examples of technical challenges you may be solving:Full-stack approach. Each integration is unique and often requires a back-end, mobile and web component. You will be part of a cross-functional team which is developing the overall experience and architecture.Global scale. Despite being based in Amsterdam, we work on integration for the overall Uber platform. Those integrations include Alipay (300M users in China) and Paypal (173M users). Our systems facilitate the entirety of Uber’s rider payments platform worldwide.Scale & reliability. Our solutions fuel Uber’s always-on marketplace. Maintaining this platform at scale requires constant investment in security, reliability and monitoring tooling.Innovation. We create platforms: payments is a central initiative for Uber, and we are constantly innovating in this field.
What you’ll need
Experience with our technologies (Python, Go, Node, Kafka, Redis, etc.) is a plus, but not required.Experience working in systems handling high volume financial transactions is a plus.An open source profile (such as Github) with some neat projects is highly desirable.
Breakfast and lunch onsite.Work in the very centre of Amsterdam!
Uber is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Uber does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.
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