Senior Software Engineer - Fullstack (Uber Events)

Uber Overview

About Uber

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.

Job Description

Uber Engineering is a high-performance culture marked by boldness and achievement. We’re looking for engineers with an excellent product and technical vision that are excited about being part of one of the fastest growing technology companies in history. You should be comfortable in new territory, be excited about building new systems at massive scale and love the idea of creating software that is truly making a positive impact.

What you’ll do

As a Sr. Full Stack Engineer on the Uber Events team, you will be building a brand new suite of products that will forever change the way people experience events such as weddings, concerts, vacations, company parties, conferences and more. We are a nimble team with a huge vision and an exciting roadmap. Bring your creativity, resourcefulness and passion for customers and find the ultimate developer’s playground to build amazing products used by millions worldwide.

Our team works with the latest breakthroughs and industry standard technologies including ES6, React/Redux, Node.js, Python and Go. Uber has world-class developer tooling and infrastructure that enables world-class engineers to deliver groundbreaking products. Our team is comprised of experienced professionals, expect to be excited and grow faster in your career then you ever thought possible.

Sounds awesome? Come join us and help fuel the future of event transportation.

What you’ll need

Expertise. We’re looking for engineers with at least 5 years of relevant professional experience building highly-scalable applications for the web. You have advanced knowledge of at least one scripting language (e.g. Python or JavaScript) and knowledge of the following: MySQL, Redis, Kafka, Node and React/Flux.The ability to learn quickly. We’re looking for software engineers who thrive on learning new technologies and don’t believe in one-size-fits-all solutions. You should be able to adapt easily to meet the needs of our amazing growth and rapidly evolving business environment.Action. You think a working proof-of-concept is the best way to make a point. You thrive on the belief that quality doesn’t have to be compromised to achieve speed-you can have both at the same time.Versatility. In addition to having an intimate knowledge of the whole web stack, you understand how all the pieces fit together (front-end, database, network layer, etc.) and how they impact the performance of your application.Excellent architecture skills. You know how to build highly scalable, robust, and fault-tolerant services that support our unique rate-of-growth requirements. You stay up-to-date with the latest architectural trends.Passion. You feel ownership over everything you ship; you’d never call code “released” until you’re sure it’s correct. You pride yourself on efficient monitoring, excellent documentation, and proper test coverage.A team player mindset. You believe that you can achieve more on a team – that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. You rely on others’ candid feedback for continuous improvement.Design and business acumen. Whether you’re working on an API used by other developers, an internal tool consumed by our operation teams, or a feature used by millions of riders, your attention to details leads to a delightful user experience.

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

Perks

Perks

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.

Benefits

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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