Engineering Manager - Data Visualization Tools
Uber is a technology company that is changing the way the world thinks about transportation. We are building technology people use everyday. Whether it’s heading home from work, getting a meal delivered from a favorite restaurant, or a way to earn extra income, Uber is becoming part of the fabric of daily life.
We’re making cities safer, smarter, and more connected. And we’re doing it at a global scale-energizing local economies and bringing opportunity to millions of people around the world.
Uber’s positive impact is tangible in the communities we operate in, and that drives us to keep moving forward.
Uber Engineering is a high-performance culture marked by action and productivity. We’re looking for team players with product focus who can work harder, faster, and smarter while taking technical excellence to a whole new level. You should be excited about building a global transportation marketplace that spans a wide range of cities – varying from 100,000 to 10 million people in size – with unique regulatory, technical, and business requirements.
As a member of the data visualization management team you’ll be instrumental in hiring and mentoring engineers staffed into programs around experimentation, data exploration, dashboarding and mapping. Our team is responsible for delivering advanced user-interfaces that empower intelligent decision-making on Uber’s massive datasets. Our data tools are the window into what’s truly happening in each of the hundreds of cities where Uber operates at any given moment. Our main customers are data scientists, product managers, driver operations, and the executive staff which consume these tools thousands of times daily.
What you’ll need
Engineering excellence. You have experience leading teams that have shipped products you are proud to put your name behind.Outstanding teaching skills. You know that the most important part of your job is setting the team up for success. Through mentoring, teaching, and reviewing, you help other engineers make sound architectural decisions, improve their code quality, and get out of their comfort zone.Hiring excellence. You’re a thoughtful interviewer who constantly raises the bar for achievement. You believe that what seems amazing one day becomes the norm the next day, and that each new hire should significantly improve the team.Technical expertise. You worked with Web Standards for years and keep yourself updated with the latest Web frameworks and technologies. You understand the tradeoffs of using SVG/D3 vs. 2D Canvas vs. WebGL. You’re familiar with tools and frameworks like D3, Processing, Tableau, OpenFrameworks and/or Cinder. You’re into things like information design, computer graphics, statistical data analysis and data engineering.Passion. Because you love what you do, you bring infectious enthusiasm to all your endeavors. You always perform at your absolute best and see new challenges as an opportunity to contribute, make an impact, and grow.Commitment. You care dedicated to keeping the Uber experience consistent for users and strive to make any issues invisible to customers. You hold yourself personally accountable, jumping in and taking ownership of problems that might not even be in your team’s scope.Design and business vision. You help your team understand requirements beyond the written word and you thrive in an environment where you can uncover subtle details. Even in the absence of a PM or a designer, you show great attention to the design and product aspect of anything your team ships.
Employees are given Uber credits every month.The rare opportunity to change the way the world moves. We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.Smart, engaged co-workers.
401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, nine paid company holidays.Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.Unlimited vacation policy; take time when you need it.
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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