iOS Engineer (Rider Team)

Uber Overview

Uber is inventing the future of transportation, and the Rider team is at the heart of the product engineering effort. Our mission is to perfect the end-to-end experience for both riders and drivers across the globe. We enjoy the challenge of devising sophisticated new capabilities and then weaving them into experiences that feel straightforward and simple.

Specifically, we organize our efforts into three mulit-functional teams focused on the Ride Experience, Rider Growth, and UberPOOL.

Ride Experience

The Ride Experience team aims to guarantee every rider an effortless trip, from conception to completion. This means building fluid, elegant user interfaces that adapt to hyperlocal city needs; it means evolving our realtime logistics system and presenting it to users in an easily comprehensible way; and it means analyzing data at scale to build predictive systems that increase the efficiency and simplicity of the overall experience.

UberPOOL

The UberPOOL collaborates to materially reduce the cost of transportation by filling empty seats in cars. This means consntantly pushing the boundaries of the rider and driver experience to make it possible to efficiently transport multiple riders heading the same way; experimenting with innovative new offerings like smart pickup areas, uberHOP, and uberCOMMUTE; simulating marketplace changes to understand their effects; and ultimately rewiring our realtime dispatching systems to accommodate a stream of new use cases that benefit riders, drivers, and their cities.

Rider Growth

Rider Growth’s mission is to spread Uber to everyone rapidly and efficiently. Our small team of engineers are responsible for a wide product surface area centered on the following themes.

Sign up and new user experience – we remove barriers to joining Uber and make the first experience for every rider easy and intuitive, from creating an account to taking a trip. Our job is to get new riders to that magical Uber experience as quickly as possible. Virality – the best evangelists for Uber are its riders. We see opportunities to help riders give Uber to their social, family and work networks. We also build social experiences that make Uber better when more people join it. Engagement – we keep users who’ve joined Uber engaged with the product. We do this with smart, targeted communications, incentive programs and engaging content.

  • Employees are given Uber credits every month.
  • Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the strategic direction of the company.
  • Recurring happy hours and team events.
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment.

BENEFITS (U.S.)

  • 401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, nine paid company holidays.
  • Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Description

As a mobile engineer on the Rider team you will design and implement core user facing features in the Uber rider and partner applications. You should have a passion for delightful mobile user experiences and a commitment to push the boundaries of what can been done in this regard. You will also participate and guide all phases of the product lifecycle including: ideation, specification, implementation, data collection/internalization, and iteration. We are carving out a bright future for our company at the primary interface of the application and our users. We would love for you to join us.

iOS Competencies:

BS/MS/Phd in Computer Science or related field

Consistent track record of shipping high-quality product features

Strong expertise in Objective-C/Swift and Cocoa Touch Frameworks

Dependency Injection

RESTful Architecture/Networking

Mobile Analytics/Reporting

Mobile Experiments

UI: Autolayout/Core Animation

Knowledge of the principles of accessibility and ability to build products that are accessible to users with disabilities, a plus

We’re making transportation as reliable as running water for everyone, everywhere. We need your brains and passion to make that vision a reality!

Be sure to check out the Uber Engineering Blog to learn more about the team.

Perks

  • Employees are given Uber credits every month.
  • Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the strategic direction of the company.
  • Recurring happy hours and team events.
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment.

BENEFITS (U.S.)

  • 401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, nine paid company holidays.
  • Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.

We’re making transportation as reliable as running water for everyone, everywhere. We need your brains and passion to make that vision a reality!


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