FinTech Systems Engineer

Uber Overview

About Uber:

We're changing the way people think about transportation. Not that long ago we were just an app to request premium black cars in a few metropolitan areas. Now we're a part of the logistical fabric of more than 600 cities around the world. Whether it's a ride, a sandwich, or a package, we use technology to give people what they want, when they want it.

For the people who drive with Uber, our app represents a flexible new way to earn money. For cities, we help strengthen local economies, improve access to transportation, and make streets safer.

And that's just what we're doing today. We're thinking about the future, too. With teams working on autonomous trucking and self-driving cars, we're in for the long haul. We're reimagining how people and things move from one place to the next.

Job Description

About the job:

You are passionate about using technology to solve big business problems. You are hungry to make a difference. You have created software that can scale and handle complex interchange of data and compute between multiple geographical locations. You like creating software that is robust to various kinds of network, system and state failures, without compromising the data and business applications that use it. You love tuning your software and porting existing software to different architectures. You have also worked with open source build/release/test toolchains and are familiar with multiple languages. You like to optimize your software to run with extremely light footprint, on high-demand systems, without compromising the core functionality of the systems.

What you'll do:

  • Work with the product managers in FinTech to develop the products they design for solving business needs. We use Java, Python, SQL, Oracle PL/SQL, Javascript, APEX, Unix Shell Scripting, Golang, React
  • Enhance the products in FinTech portfolio and provide extraordinary support of your products
  • In addition to building products, we also buy and implement 3rd party software (both cloud and on-premise solutions such as Coupa, Oracle, Expensify, Origami RMIS, etc) in order to meet our business needs. You will develop integrations between these products as part of the implementation
  • Work directly with US and International finance business users in Amsterdam and Singapore to provide extraordinary day-to-day application support
  • Partner with our business users and troubleshoot simple to complex application issues and develop creative solutions as needed
  • The products we build in finance directly impact Uber drivers, riders, employees and suppliers. You'll have a tremendous opportunity to help us solve the many challenges we have in meeting our goal - Transportation as reliable as running water, everywhere, for everyone.

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor or Masters degree from a premier program strongly preferred
  • 4 years of experience in implementation, development, process re-engineering and support of any of the business systems such as Oracle, Netsuite, Workday financials, or something similar. Alternately, a master's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology if you don't have the experience
  • Good understanding of relational databases, SQL, PL/SQL, J2EE, Python, REST API, Javascript
  • Depth in one or more domains such as Finance, Payments, Accounting, Procurement, or similar domains
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills to handle complex process and technology issues
  • Attention to detail and strong personal organizational skills and able to work in fast-paced, high volume environment.
  • Shown history of successful problem solving with strong sense of ownership
  • Experience with source control systems such as GIT, Subversion, CVS
  • Adaptability to new technologies, fast learner

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