Software Engineer - Backend (Marketplace Platform)

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

What you'll do

Design and create services to support Uber's core dispatching system and other services in Uber's SOA ecosystemDeliver extensive features to support hyper growth of the business, in all aspect of Uber experience, across all continentsHelp evolve tooling used for dispatching and the rest of the companyLearn from and eventually become one of the experts of the Node.js or Go ecosystemsWork with various open source projects, learn and contribute back to the community

What you'll need

Curiosity to explore new ideas and passion to make them happenExperience building large-scale web services. Extensive knowledge of HTTP, Rest API, JSON and Thrift is preferredFamiliarity with and understanding of asynchronous event-based programming frameworks such as Node.js or thread-based languages such as GoSkillful in testing at all levels - quality is your top priorityExcellent product mindset and empathy to business operation, ready to mingle with a cross functional team and make huge impactThe fact that Uber business relies on your code makes you feel challenged and excited

We're bringing Uber to every major city in the world. We need your skills and passion to help make it happen!

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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