Software Engineer - Android (Seattle)

Uber Overview

Uber is hard at work revolutionizing the way people move throughout the world. We provide innovative solutions for global markets, each with a unique supply/demand dynamic. The Rider team brings our logistics platform to new audiences by incubating products and services.

Airport Team

  • Magic pick-ups – walk straight from your flight to the easy-to-find pickup area and have a car waiting for you
  • our team creates models to predict incoming riders to ensure there is enough supply, dispatched at exactly the right times

Family

  • first invitations through parental controls
  • Make it easier for all members of your family and all types of families to use Uber.
  • Safety features: such as remote trip tracking, stronger driver IDs, and ML-based predictive matching

Metropolis

  • Detect potholes, dangerous intersections, and traffic hot spots
  • Help cities design safer roads
  • Work with cities to make transportation as effective as running water for everyone.

Scheduled Rides

  • Ensuring Uber is available everywhere, in communities big and small.
  • Providing Uber riders with the reassurance that they can count on Uber no matter when or where they’re going globally

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 drive 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.

  • BS/MS/Phd in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong track record of shipping high-quality product features
  • Strong expertise in Java
  • Dependency Injection (Dagger 2)
  • RESTful Networking: (Retrofit/OKHttp)
  • RXJava
  • Unit Testing: JUnit, Roboelectric, Mockito
  • Mobile Analytics/Reporting
  • Mobile Experiments

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 world such that everyone around you is using the product you built. We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • 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 bringing Uber to every major city in the world. We need brains and passion to make it happen and to make it happen in style.

#CArcMobile


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